Barcelona Information day

6th October 2011, 11:30–17:30 Venue: Casa Asia, Av. Diagonal, 373, 08008 Barcelona

 11.30 Coffee, reception and registration   

Welcome address

Rafael Bueno, Director of Politics and Society, Casa Asia


The Korean R&D System

Dr. Tai-Surp Joe, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST), Korea


Introduction to the Access4EU Programme and KORRIDOR

Dr. Sangwon Kim, KORRIDOR Coordinator, KIST Europe


Introduction to KORANET: a foundation for EU-Korean cooperation

Marion Steinberger, KORANET coordinator & KORRIDOR Partner, DLR, Germany


                            Session 1: Opportunities for European researchers Korean programme



Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT): International Cooperation Programme

Bryan Baik, European Representative KIAT EU Office, Frankfurt


National Research Foundation (NRF): Global Research Laboratory and Global Research Network Programme

Tae Hee Kim, NRF


Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP): International Cooperation Programme

Gyun Choi , KETEP

 14.00    Discussion/Q&A session  
 14.15 Networking lunch  

                            Session 2: Spanish-Korean S&T Cooperation Case Studies of EU-Korean Cooperation



Overview of Spanish-Korean S&T cooperation

Rodolfo Piedra de Furundarena, SOST/ CDTI


European participation in Korean RTD Programmes and cooperating with Korean partners

Sinéad Quigley, Centre National de la recherche scientifique, France


Participating in a KIAT programme

Dr. Leif Oppermann, Deputy head of Mixed and Augmented Reality Solutions (MARS), Fraunhofer FIT, Germany


Participating in an NRF programme

Professor Graeme Nixon, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Scotland



Sinéad Quigley, Centre National de la recherche scientifique, France


Closing remarks

Amadeo Jensana, Director of Economic Programmes and Cooperation, Casa Asia