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
Foreign currency management and life financial platforms: In South Korea, only our company has been licensed to provide an online currency exchange service without the assistance of staff, and it com..
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..
Pharma / Healthcare
Stem cell of the companion animal : The company is conducting a cell storage program in which stem cells and immune cells are collected from companion animals and used for their treatment after incub..
Real Estate / Tourism
This project aims to activate the new leisure industry by using the area’s world-class marine tourism resources and leisure infrastructure, including golf courses and marinas, etc.
Renewabtle Energy / Environment
Dissolved ozone flotation (DOF) system: Our unique technology can control the levels of ozone to be injected into water. Our dissolved ozone flotation (DOF) system has a single process that combines ..
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 ..
Graphene-based nanomedicine: The company has developed a technology about pharmaceutical compositions for the prevention or treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, and which contains graphene nanost..
Globalization of Korean food: This food development/wholesale & retail distribution company develops and distributes it own food products to t he large global distribution network including Costco, T..
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 ..
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..
Automobile / Machine / Parts
Seismic/Seismic isolation equipment: The company is developing seismic/seismic isolation equipment that can overcome the difficulty of precise ly calibrating vibration, which is the main limitation o..
Exercise test solution: The company has developed an ICT exercise test solution to prescribe physical exercise suitable for an individual’s physical strength based on precise measurements. The solut..
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..
Curaco excretion care robot: Curaco runs a business that manufactures and sells the product caring for injury patients, disabled patients, and surgery patients who need to excrete with the help of ot..
Consumer Goods & Primary Industry
Full-face mask for blocking fine dust: Among all the face masks available in the market, except for industrial/military gas masks, our product is unique in that it can protect not only the respirator..