About Invest Korea Market Place (IKMP) program
Our mission is to identify and support promising & innovative startups, venture companies and SMEs in Korea with investment promotion and global market entry. We work through KOTRA's 36 investment promotion overseas offices to promote these qualified projects connecting global investors who wish to invest and seek business opportunities in Korea.
IKMP program was launched in 2017 and during two years we have selected 288 projects through pre-screening process.
IKMP provides companies from wide spectrum of 14 industry categories below such as ICT, Electronics, Pharma & Healthcare, Consumer goods, Real Estates, etc.
Please enjoy spotting promising companies and frequently visit our IKMP website for we are continuously adding up new projects.
- Companies and organizations seeking for global investment apply for the project.
- Selections are made after a review process by internal and external consultants. Selected projects are supported for 2 years.
- Providing investment promotion materials: a factsheet introducing the project in 3 languages of Korean, English and Chinese(1~2pages).
- Support in finding qualified global investors through KOTRA's 36 investment promotion overseas offices.
- Projects are presented at Invest KOREA website. Companies are offered to participate in Kotra's various investment promotion event.
- Invest KOREA
- Companies and Institutions Apply
- Selection Process (Consultant Evaluation)
- Produce materials for investment promotion
- Find qualified investors
- Translation and
- KOTRA Investment trade center
Consumer Goods & Primary Industry
Korean cosmetic brand marketing: As the Korean Wave is still a hot issue in Southeast Asia, including China and Japan, the Korean beauty industry has also been growing steadily. In this context, our..
Logistics / Distribution
Cosmetics made directly by specialists in plastic surgery: For about 27 years since its foundation in 1991, our company has established its own cosmetic surgery brands and provided trustworthy produ..
Renewabtle Energy / Environment
Growing industrial microbiology because of internal and external social/policy factors: The global agricultural microbial market is expected to grow at an average rate of 17.08% annually, from USD 3.1..
Online AI/machine learning-based asset management platform: Our company specializes in analyzing customer's investment history and providing a customized asset management portfolio by using Market D..
MUBO, a Robot for Coding Education with Music: Different from the existing coding education centered on motions, our MUBO is a music coding robot using a composition algorithm. Based on a coding alg..
Culture & Contents
Growing demand for play zones for kids: Due to the steadily growing number of shopping malls, kids cafés are being used as di fferentiated items for off-line shopping malls such as department stores...
Automobile / Machine / Parts
Growth potential of the autonomous vehicle market: As global companies involved in autonomous vehicles select the year of 2020 for the commercialization of autonomous vehicles, market research instit..
Pharma / Healthcare
Expected growth in the Asia-Pacific stents market: The stents market is rapidly emerging as a major market in the Asia Pacific region following the United States and Japan. The value in this region w..
Real Estate / Tourism
Investment highlights 1/2 Project Description This project intended to create a large-scale complex that provides multiple functions such as dwellings, business, commerce, and accommodations to pu..
Steadily increasing demand for ships subject to periodic inspections: All vessels must pass a regular inspection every 5 years and an interim inspection every 2.5 years. As old vessels (more than 20 ..
Increasing opportunities for AI solution business: The current English education places more emphasis on the ability to express and practice English than understanding it in the past. That is, the ne..
A specialized infrared, gas, and proximity sensor manufacturer: As a fab-based device manufacturer equipped with its own MEMS fab, our company has developed the world’s first compound thin film-base..
Securing competitiveness in the nonferrous metals processing industry: Since its foundation in 1999, our company has enjoyed unmatched competitiveness in the nonferrous metal processing industry in K..
Wireless network security solution: AtEar is a unique service that provides a solution for checking wireless vulnerabilities in Korea. According to the 2015 survey on the Korean information security ..