Work packages

KORANET consists of five work packages which will all be implemented simultaneously during the four-year-duration of the project. Four of the work packages are thematic (analyses, foresight, joint funding and joint activities) and one deals with the general management of the project.

WP 1: Analysis, monitoring, review (WP leader: National Research Foundation of Korea and British Council)

Mapping of regional approaches including the preparation of reports and specific studies on S&T cooperation as well as an analysis of cooperation instruments and approaches 
  • Task 1.1: Review of national S&T statistics and statistical capacities in Korea
  • Task 1.2: Analysis of national and international S&T cooperation strategies of KORANET partners
  • Task 1.3: Mapping of key S&T institutions in Korea
  • Task 1.4: Identifying EU-Korean bilateral and multilateral patterns of S&T internationalisation strategies
  • Task 1.5: Compiling and maintaining the directory of S&T programmes and institutions
  • Task 1.6: Dissemination conference on the results of WP 1
Main deliverables of WP 1: several analytical reports (e.g. on cluster/network cooperation policies and public funding organisations, on drivers and barriers of EU-Korean S&T cooperation, on key research institutions), an inventory of S&T cooperation programmes, organisation of a ‘Mapping workshop’ in Berlin and a conference in Europe to disseminate the results of WP 1

WP 2: Strategy and foresight (WP leader: Centre for Social Innovation)

Strategic discussions, setting framework objectives, identification of cooperation areas of common interest
  • Task 2.1: Identifying opportunities for European-Korean collaboration and drawing up good practice procedures as well as conclusions and recommendations for future programmes and initiative
  • Task 2.2: Cooperation Policy Foresight with expert panel meetings
  • Task 2.3: Drafting of a Consultation Paper on future EU-Korea S&T cooperation
  • Task 2.4: Development of a Joint Action Plan for future EU-Korea S&T cooperation
  • Task 2.5: Dissemination of the Consultation Paper and the Joint Action Plan
Main deliverables of WP 2: policy recommendations on future programmes, expert panel meetings, synthesis report of the expert panels on priority setting in EU-Korean S&T cooperation, Consultation Paper on future EU-Korea S&T cooperation and based on this a Joint Action Plan

WP 3: Joint funding (WP leader: Centre National de Recherche Scientifique)

Development and implementation of a pilot joint funding scheme and based on its evaluation a joint funding programme of programme owners

  • Task 3.1: Negotiating, preparing and concluding cooperation agreements for a Pilot Joint Call including the development of a concept for its implementation
  • Task 3.2: Implementing the Pilot Joint Call
  • Task 3.3: Assessment of the Pilot Joint Call
  • Task 3.4: Setting up and implementing a Joint Programme
  • Task 3.5: Assessment of the Joint Programme

Main deliverables of WP 3: Implementation of a Pilot Joint Call and a Joint Programme in thematic areas to be defined, roadmap on setting up a Joint Programme, assessment reports on the Pilot Joint Call and the Joint Programme

WP 4: Joint activities (WP leader: Technical Research Center of Finland)

Continuous scientific and policy dialogue (annual conferences, workshops, brokerage and information events, networking activities)

  • Task 4.1: Establishing and organising EU-Korean S&T-conferences
  • Task 4.2: Joint project cooperation - organisation of thematic workshops/events
  • Task 4.3: Connecting young researchers by opening up existing programmes

Main deliverables of WP 4: four annual conferences on different S&T thematic areas, four thematic workshops, information/brokerage events, recommendations on the stimulation of Korean participation in thematic ERA-NETs, overview of existing programmes for young researchers, support of short term research stays of young researchers

WP 5: Organisation and management (WP leader: International Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) at the German Aerospace Agency)

General coordination of the project

  • Task 5.1: Project implementation management
  • Task 5.2: Financial management, reporting and auditing procedures
  • Task 5.3: Setting up and maintaining the web-based communication platform
  • Task 5.4: Quality management and trouble shooting
  • Task 5.5: Disseminating the outputs of KORANET’s activities and active partnering with stakeholder institutions

Main deliverables of WP 5: regular consortium committee meetings, dissemination activities (press releases, KORANET project website, etc.), quality management and regular reporting to the European Commission.

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.