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Korea R&D Industry

Global corporations and universities in Korea are constantly increasing R&D investments to promote growth through industrial innovation.
Even now, R&D in Korea shows continuous growth.

Seoul’s Excellent Industry and R&D

Seoul is the home base to a number of major global companies involved in advanced R&D.
This includes semiconductors, automobiles, displays, specialty chemicals, and parts and materials.
Seoul's R&D capabilities are also growing thanks to their activities to expand cutting-edge R&D investments.


R&D Ecosystem in Seoul

About 25% of Korea's R&D centers and researchers are in Seoul.
In line with efforts to develop Seoul as a global R&D hub, global companies such as Google, IBM, Siemens and Boeing have R&D centers in Seoul.