The MIT-Korea - KAIST Seed Fund supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at KAIST.

Through an annual call for proposals, the fund primarily supports travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues at KAIST. The Korean colleague(s) must be identified in the proposal. The maximum award is $30,000.

Priority will be given to projects that:    

  • propose a balanced exchange between the MIT and Korean participants
  • demonstrate complementarity between the MIT and Korean teams
  • include student participation

The MIT-Korea - KAIST Seed Fund is a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds. All general MISTI Global Seed Funds criteria, application and evaluation procedures apply.