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Innovation Centre Denmark in Korea

Innovation Centre Denmark (ICDK) in Seoul is located at the Embassy of Denmark in Korea.

Located in the northeast Asian power hub, the Innovation Centre in Seoul offers access to the Korean market and applied research. In 2018, ICDK’s focus areas are artificial intelligence, drone technology, smart cities, and data driven innovation. Visit their website here.

Representing both the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, our consultants facilitate networks and cooperation between you and your relevant partners within science, innovation and higher education. The purpose of the centre is to create innovation and business opportunities, and build up relations between Korean and Danish R&D intensive companies, research institutes and universities.

For SMEs, ICDK Seoul can offer the following subsidies. Definition of SME in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Trade Council is as follows:

Maximum of 250 employees
No more than DKK 357 million turnover per year

GROW Package
After agreeing with ICDK Seoul for the specification of services and hours, ICDK Seoul can assist the customer to apply for the GROW package. The package consist of customized services and solutions. Companies can apply for several packages, but can only have one package at any given time, which means a package has to be finished and invoiced before the next package can be granted. However, the same package can be used on one or several markets.

Package of minimum 50 and maximum 200 hours
Two or more companies can share a package
Subsidy: 35%

Innovation Camp
After agreeing with ICDK Seoul for the specification of services and hours, ICDK Seoul can assist the customer to apply for Innovation Camp package to explore new opportunities for international innovation. Innovation camp package targets start-ups companies looking for funding, R&D partners for understanding innovative eco-systems and new markets opportunities.

Minimum of 4 participating companies / max 30 hours per company.
Subsidy: 50% (hour), 100% (outlays)

For further details please visit Innovation Centre Denmark’s website.

ICDK Seoul Funding Guide

The Denmark - South Korea: Funding Guide provides an overview of funding opportunities for researchers with particular interest in mobility or collaboration between Denmark and South Korea. The guide contains information about funding schemes for mobility, research and innovation. Please click here to read the 2018 ICDK Seoul Funding Guide.


South Korea skyline of Seoul, The best view of South Korea with Lotte world mall at Namhansanseong Fortress. Photo Courtesy of Colourbox.