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Global Business Innovation Programme - South Korea


The Global Business Innovation Programme in South Korea, delivered by Innovate UK EDGE, is an Innovate UK, fully-funded programme that seeks to help innovative, ambitious AI, big data, robotics & automation and industrial IoT solutions businesses that are developing novel technologies to access global markets and find international collaboration partners. Those improving product design & development, process efficiency & productivity optimisation, predictive maintenance, condition monitoring, inspection & testing and materials design & development are of particular interest.

Why South Korea?

South Korea is the 11th largest global economy and one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world. The country benefits from world class digital infrastructure, is one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world and ranks second for R&D spending amongst OECD countries.

The country is investing heavily in innovative manufacturing and artificial intelligence and is focused on collaborative international research and development partnerships, therefore providing a great opportunity for UK SMEs to grow their advanced manufacturing technologies globally. 


Successful applicants of this programme will receive a host of benefits including support from an Innovation and Growth Specialist, global market readiness workshops, the opportunity to meet South Korean advanced manufacturing research organisations and companies.

Participants will also have the opportunity to develop their manufacturing technologies further whilst learning about sustainability and advanced manufacturing technologies.

More Information

For more information about this Smart Sustainable Manufacturing opportunity in South Korea, visit the Global Business Innovation Programme page on the Innovate UK Edge website. Applications close on the 10th December 2021.

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