This section offers information on current and planned events related to the project.
  • 05/23/2013 - 05/24/2013 | Brussels, Belgium |

    KORANET Closing Event and Policy Workshop

    More than four years ago the KORANET project was started as a response to a demand for improved and increased STI co-operation between Korea and Europe. The KORANET Closing Event which is open to the public will review the project's achievements and discuss the challenges which had to be overcome. The lessons learned as well as current developments in both Korea and Europe will be used as a basis for a view ahead at the future design of EU-Korean cooperation and the main strategic priorities which have to be addressed.
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  • 11/07/2012 - 11/08/2012 | Espoo, Finland |

    2nd EU-Korea Conference on Green Technology – Solutions for a Green Future in Science and in Industry

    Back-to-back to its Annual Conference, the KORANET consortium is organising a conference which picks up the thematic focus of the Second Joint Call on Green Technologies. The conference serves as a kick-off meeting for the projects which were selected for funding but it is also open for interested stakeholders and the public in general.
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  • 07/11/2012 - 07/15/2012 | Dublin, Ireland |

    KORANET at the Euroscience Open Forum 2012

    The Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) is Europe’s largest, general science meeting which is held in a leading European city every two years. The event is unique in the diversity of delegates who attend: it attracts top researchers from the natural sciences and the social sciences; business leaders; senior EU and government officials; and international scientific media. They come to discuss the best of European science and to address all of the current major global scientific challenges, including Energy, Climate Change, Food and Health.
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  • 07/02/2012 - 07/06/2012 | Vienna, Austria |

    KORANET Summer School on European-Korean Cooperation in Environmental and Social Sciences

    From first project ideas to a successful implementation of projects in intercultural and multidisciplinary teams, the work of researchers and project managers includes a wide range of challenges. KORANET offers a Summer School for young researchers and project managers from Korea and Europe to learn more about all steps of project management processes in international scientific projects.
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  • 11/05/2012 - 11/06/2012 | Finland |

    Conference on Joint Call topic 'Green Technologies'

    The annual KORANET conference in 2012 will be dedicated to launching those projects that are funded in the frame of the KORANET Joint Call on Green Technologies.
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  • 02/06/2012 - 02/07/2012 | Seoul, Korea |

    Partnering Event to launch the KORANET Joint Call on Green Technologies

    Based on the positive experiences of the 2010 Pilot Joint Call on Life-long Health, the aim of the second KORANET Joint Call is to bring together Korean and European researchers to collaborate in a joint project of mutual interest in the thematic field of Green Technologies. the Joint Call is open for proposal submission from 6 February to 6 April 2012. To officially launch the Joint Call, a Partnering Event is organised on 6 and 7 February 2012 in Seoul/Korea.
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  • 10/20/2011 - 10/21/2011 | Daejeon, Korea |

    Entrepreneurship Seminar for Early Career Researchers

    The two-day Entrepreneurship Seminar for Early Career Researchers was organised by KORANET in Daejeon/Seoul on 20 and 21 October 2011. Its aim was to provide opportunities for early career researchers from the EU and Korea to meet face-to-face for the exchange of ideas, knowledge and information on entrepreneurship skills for nanotechnology and other disciplines, and to explore future areas of research and collaboration.
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  • 10/19/2011 | Seoul, Korea |

    KORANET Conference on Nanotechnology

    The third annual KORANET conference will focus on Nanotechnology and will be held in autumn 2011 in Korea. The previous KORANET conferences focussed on Green Technologies (Seoul, 2009) and Life-long Health (Budapest, 2010).
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  • 06/29/2011 | Brussels, Belgium |

    Workshop 'Results and perspectives – Paving the way for future S&T cooperation with South Korea'

    The KORANET workshop "Results and perspectives – Paving the way for future S&T cooperation with South Korea" was held in Brussels on 29 June 2011. The event brought together about 50 representatives from research ministries, funding agencies and programme owners from 14 European countries and South Korea as well as from the European Commission and the OECD. The objective of the workshop was to present the KORANET project achievements and the status quo of EU-Korean cooperation, thus setting the framework for the discussions concerning the future of this cooperation and the launch of the second KORANET Joint Call for proposals.
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  • 03/22/2011 | Venice, Italy |

    Cluster workshop in Europe

    This cluster workshop will follow-up on the series of workshops that was held in November 2010 in Korea. It will include a trip to clusters/competency networks in the Veneto region.
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  • 11/23/2010 - 11/25/2010 | Seoul, Gyeonggi, Daejeon and Gumi, Korea |

    Cluster workshop in Korea

    A cluster workshop and trips to clusters in Korea (Gyeonggi, Daejeon and Gumi) were organised by the KORANET consortium from 23-25 November 2010.
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  • 09/09/2010 - 09/09/2010 | Budapest, Hungary |

    Conference on Pilot Joint Call topic 'Research for life-long health'

    The annual KORANET conference in 2010 was dedicated to launching those projects that are funded in the frame of the KORANET Pilot Joint Call on 'life-long health'.
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  • 06/07/2010 - 06/08/2010 | Vienna, Austria |

    Policy Foresight meeting

    The expert meeting/scenario building workshop aims at discussing the first results of the foresight exercise and developing its further implementation. It will be held back-to-back with the KORANET consortium committee meeting.
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  • 02/01/2010 - 02/02/2010 | Seoul, Korea |

    Partnering event to launch the KORANET Pilot Joint Call on 'Research for life long health'

    At the partnering event, the KORANET Pilot Joint Call in the area of 'Research for life-long health' will be officially launched.
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  • 10/20/2009 | Istanbul, Turkey |

    KORANET workshop on Green ICT

    This workshop brought together distinguised European and Korean speakers from the area of Green ICT.
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  • 10/12/2009 - 10/16/2009 | Seoul, Korea |

    KORANET conference on Green Technology and project meetings

    The first annual KORANET conference took place on 14 October 2009 in Seoul/Korea. It focused on the topic of 'Green Technology - Sustainable Energy Solutions' that is high on the agenda in both Europe and Korea. The conference was preceeded by two days of project meetings and followed by scientif visits to several research institutions.
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  • 06/24/2009 - 06/25/2009 | Berlin, Germany |

    KORANET workshops on mapping and joint funding

    The mapping workshop was dedicated to discussing the first results of the analytical work. It was followed by a meeting of the funding parties interested in participating in the upcoming KORANET pilot joint call.
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  • 02/16/2009 - 02/17/2009 | Bonn, Germany |

    KORANET kick-off meeting

    KORANET, an ERA-NET with Korea, was officially launched during a kick-off meeting in Bonn/Germany on 16-17 February 2009. The project is coordinated by the International Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and is funded under the 7th Research Framework Programme of the European Community.
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Project Coordinator

Dr. Gerold Heinrichs
DLR Project Management Agency
European and International Cooperation

Heinrich-Konen-Str. 1
53227 Bonn, Germany
+49 228 3821-1401
+49 228 3821-1444

Managing Coordinator

Hans Westphal
DLR Project Management Agency
European and International Cooperation

Heinrich-Konen-Str. 1
53227 Bonn, Germany
+49 228 3821-1473
+49 228 3821-1444
Stimulating and facilitating the participation of European researchers in Korean R&D programs
Korea-EU S&T Cooperation Advancement Programme
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 226154.