• INDUSTRIES
  • R&D Industry

    South Korea has the highest ratio of R&D expenditure to GDP of any country in the world, and about 25% of the research centers are clustered in Seoul. Home to 65 colleges and universities, it retains superior human resources, and the Seoul Metropolitan Government is making efforts to expand the infrastructure to further foster the R&D industry.

    RATIO OF R&D EXPENDITURE / GDP (%)
    (Total R&D Expenditure = Government Spending + Private Spending)

    R&D EXPENDITURE IN USD
    (Spending in USD bn)

    THE NUMBER OF R&D CENTERS IN SEOUL

    TOP 5 R&D SECTORS IN SEOUL

    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT SERVICE
    1st

    Industrial Design
    1,280(56.7%)

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    200(87.0%)

     

     

     

    2nd

    Architecture
    349(30.0%)

    Information Service
    417(74.2%)

     

     

     

    3rd

    Life Science
    239(24.0%)

    Management Consulting
    77(73.0%)

     

     

     

    4th

    Electronics
    1,621(19.3%)

    Culture Service
    142(72.1%)

     

     

     

    5th

    Environment
    130(16.1%)

    SW Development
    3,455(70.3%)

    R&D RESEARCH MANPOWER

  • R&D industry

    South Korea has the highest ratio of R&D expenditure to GDP of any country in the world, and about 25% of the research centers are clustered in Seoul. Home to 65 colleges and universities, it retains superior human resources, and the Seoul Metropolitan Government is making efforts to expand the infrastructure to further foster the R&D industry.

    RATIO OF R&D EXPENDITURE / GDP (%)
    (Total R&D Expenditure = Government Spending + Private Spending)

    R&D EXPENDITURE IN USD
    (Spending in USD bn)

    THE NUMBER OF R&D CENTERS IN SEOUL

    TOP 5 R&D SECTORS IN SEOUL

    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT SERVICE
    1st

    Industrial Design
    1,280(56.7%)

    Advertisement
    200(87.0%)

     

     

     

    2nd

    Architecture
    349(30.0%)

    Information Service
    417(74.2%)

     

     

     

    3rd

    Life Science
    239(24.0%)

    Management Consulting
    77(73.0%)

     

     

     

    4th

    Electronics
    1,621(19.3%)

    Culture Service
    142(72.1%)

     

     

     

    5th

    Environment
    130(16.1%)

    SW Development
    3,455(70.3%)

    R&D RESEARCH MANPOWER


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