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
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..
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 ..
Automobile / Machine / Parts
The world’s first automated batting machine – The company is a professional developer of automated machines and creates automated batting machines. It has developed the world’s first automated T B..
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 ..
Consumer Goods & Primary Industry
Pleating and thermal transmittance technologies – The conventional pleating method had difficulty in creating even and vivid pleats, and could not be applied to thicker fabrics. However, by increasi..
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..
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..
One source multi use (OSMU) content – By producing K-pop music videos from text-type English textbooks, the company changed the paradigm of learning English with increased interest and memorization ..
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..
Pharma / Healthcare
Self-oral examination – The application developed by the company makes it easy for anyone to take pictures of the oral cavity using a mobile terminal to check their oral health condition. Depending ..
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 ..
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 ..
Source technology for 3D modeling engine – The company is the only one in Korea that has the original technology for the 3D modeling engine. Based on this technology, the company developed domestic ..
Culture & Contents
The Development Team with technical skills and great teamwork – The team has more than 5 years of effective teamwork, consisting of veterans with more than 10 years of experience. The company can al..
Sports facilities and sports booking service platform – The company developed a booking program for various sports facilities and sports based on big data. Not only does it provide customized servic..