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
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..
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..
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...
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 ..
Korea's largest IoT reference: showing the highest performance in the korean smart home market (supplying hubs and devices to 1.2 million households and achieving cummulative sales of KRW 25billion. ..
Rapidly increasing the introduction of smart factories: According to Reebok, the global smart factory market will grow at an annual average rate of 9.3%, with its value reaching USD 205.4 billion in ..
Real Estate / Tourism
Project Description: This key project is intended to revitalize the regional economy by attracting high-tech companies through the utilization of IT-based industrial infrastructure and the Port of Pye..
Consumer Goods & Primary Industry
Moving interior design: Moving interior design is a novel method for interior design developed by modularizing structures for quick installation, disassembling, and reuse. Different from the conventio..
Steadily increasing demand for radio frequency (RF) filters because of the 5G service implementation: As of 2018, the value of the RF filters market reached KRW 988.8 billion worldwide and KRW 57.2 ..
One-stop solution in India: Utilizing our local network, we allow several competitive domestic brands to successfully enter India without having to establish local branch offices. Rather than establis..
Pharma / Healthcare
Increasing demand for in vitro and molecular diagnoses: We develop and manufacture in vitro diagnostic reagents and devices centered on molecular diagnostics (a detection and diagnosis method by det..
Renewabtle Energy / Environment
Electric-vehicle battery pack: We supply battery packs for micro mobility, which is rapidly growing because of the expanding electric vehicle (EV) market. We have supplied Battery Management System ..
3D decision-making system: Data on 3D shapes, texture, and other metadata design are too large for users in an organization and not in the design department to utilize when performing their tasks, a..
Automobile / Machine / Parts
Designing and manufacturing insulating glass production machines: We take pride in the largest market share of 75% in the Korean market for the past 26 years. Designated as a Small Giant Company of ..