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S. Korea’s R&D Spending 5th Largest Among OECD Members in 2019

S. Korea’s R&D Spending 5th Largest Among OECD Members in 2019

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea invested almost 90 trillion won (US$83 billion) in research and development (R&D) last year, making it the fifth-largest spender among members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the ICT ministry said Wednesday. The South Korean government and the private sector’s total R&D spending in [...]

Major S. Korean Firms’ R&D Spending Gains 2 pct This Year

Major S. Korean Firms’ R&D Spending Gains 2 pct This Year

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Major South Korean companies’ spending on research and development (R&D) rose nearly 2 percent in the first three quarters of the year despite weaker sales amid the coronavirus pandemic, a corporate tracker said Wednesday. R&D expenditures by 217 large companies in Asia’s fourth-largest economy totaled 40.2 trillion won (US$37 [...]

S. Korea Announces New Solar Energy R&D Center

S. Korea Announces New Solar Energy R&D Center

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will establish a solar energy research and development center that domestic solar energy companies can jointly use to develop new technology. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on Tuesday that it had selected the Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon Tachnopark, Korea University and Chungnam [...]