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
Pharma / Healthcare
Cancer self-diagnostic device that uses urine as a specimen: This device is designed to diagnose cancer in 20 min using an automated mass-processing method. It can identify the presence of cancer and..
Artificial intelligence (AI)–based services: Our platform is for AI-based face-object-emotion recognition software. As a commercially viable kiosk equipped with artificial and emotional intelligence..
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..
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 ..
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..
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..
Fine chemicals, adhesives / pressure-sensitive adhesives, and synthetic resins: The production of our original products is attributed to our own technology for synthesizing fine chemicals, adhesives ..
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 ..
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..
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..
Smart lightweight IoT security platform: Our lightweight Internet of things (IoT) security platform that can be applied to various IoT environments can provide total end-to-end IoT security services,..
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..