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101 Top South Korean Non Profit Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korean based Non Profit companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Non Profit industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Korean Non Profit Startups

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Save the Children Korea

Save the Children Korea

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Save the Children Korea is an international NGO that works for children’s healthy lives, protection, and education rights.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

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STEPI is a non-profit organization devoted to research and development of S&T policy and policy alternatives.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Federation of Korean Music Performers

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Federation of Korean Music Performers develops the cultural industry by protecting music performers’ rights and interests.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies

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KFAS is a non-profit organization that promote national growth through academic development via cultivating world-class scholars.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Seoul Business Agency(SBA)

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Seoul Business Agency provides support services for small businesses to increase their efficiency and foster a stable business.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

MIRAL Welfare Foundation

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MIRAL Welfare Foundation is an international humanitarian organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

National Election Commission

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National Election Commission is a constitutional agency that manages elections and referendums and administers political party affairs.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea International Trade Association

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KITA is a non-profit trade organization providing hands-on support to trade companies and drawing trade cooperation from the private sector.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

CBMC KOREA

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CBMC KOREA is a non profit organization for christian businessmen and professionals.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

CGNTV

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CGNTV produces and provides inspirational Christian content.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Asan Nanum Foundation

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Asan Nanum Foundation to contribute to the alleviation of social inequality and to promote entrepreneurship among youth.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

KOREAN REGISTER

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KOREAN REGISTER offers cradle-to-grave services for ships and marine structures in terms of technical support and R&D services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Foundation

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Korea Foundation is a non-profit public diplomacy organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

DID Alliance

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DID Alliance is an open industry association for decentralized identity (DID) services that ensure the credibility of digital identity.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Startup Alliance Korea

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Startup Alliance Korea works to help startups grow and go global by connecting people in the startup ecosystem with one another.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Compassion

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Compassion is a social service organization for children.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

SEOUL METROPOLITAN OFFICE OF EDUCATION

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SEOUL METROPOLITAN OFFICE OF EDUCATION is a school board that provides education services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

KOREA UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

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KOREA UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION is a publication of newsletters and various events.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Testing & Research Institute

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Korea Testing & Research Institute is a testing and certification institute which performs integrate testing and technical consulting.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Chung Ang University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation

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Chung Ang University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation performs tasks related to research grant.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea University Sport Federation

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Korea University Sport Federation promotes the management and supervision of advanced college sports culture.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

IeSF (International e-Sports Federation)

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IeSF (International e-Sports Federation) is a global organization, attempting to promote e-sports as a legitimate sport.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Labor Foundation

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Korea Labor Foundation provides services such as consulting, financial support, and training for individual workplaces and industries.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

American Chamber of Commerce in Korea

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American Chamber of Commerce in Korea encourages the development of investment and trade between Korea and the United States.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

DuDu China

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DuDu China is a Korean professional web channel providing information on Chinese culture, economy, society, politics, history, and more.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

KPBMA

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KPBMA is an association that improves national healthcare through the sound development of the pharmaceutical industry.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Busan Metropolitan City office of Education

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Busan Metropolitan City office of Education is a non-profit organization that offers education services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Sasaro

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Sasaro provides equitable educational opportunities to young people from families in need.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Incheon Foundation For Arts & Culture

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Incheon Foundation For Arts & Culture is a non-profit organization that supports creative arts and culture.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Kyrgyz Global

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Kyrgyz Global is a non-profit organization that unites scientists and engineers from Kyrgyzstan.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Medecins Sans Frontieres

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Medecins Sans Frontieres is an international humanitarian medical relief organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korean Red Cross

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Korean Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that provides social services and relief operations.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korean University Council For Social Service

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Korean University Council For Social Service is a council for community services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korean National Commission for UNESCO

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Korean National Commission for UNESCO is a non-profit organization that promotes world peace and human development.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

KCCI

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KCCI engages in the healthy growth and development of enterprises.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Junggu Cultural Foundation

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Junggu Cultural Foundation is a community art center.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Arts Council Korea

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Arts Council Korea is a public institution under the ministry of culture, sports and tourism.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Gyeonggido Office of Education

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Gyeonggido Office of Education is a government organization specialized in educational administration services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

COOP

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COOP provides news and information related to co-operatives.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Expressway Corporation

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Korea Expressway Corporation is a Government agency for national expressway system.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Fair Trade Commission

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Korea Fair Trade Commission is a regulatory authority that promotes a competitive market environment and protects consumer rights.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Enterprises Federation

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KEF provides services, including collective bargaining and cooperative programs to bring labor and management together.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Internet Self-governance Organization

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Korea Internet Self-Governance Organization is an internet self-regulatory organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

SEOUL PHARMACIST CREDIT UNION

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SEOUL PHARMACIST CREDIT UNION is a non-profit financial institution.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Certified Public Labor Attorneys Association

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Korea Certified Public Labor Attorneys Association is a labor-management association.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK)

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ECCK is a distinguished association of European companies operating in or related to Korea.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Ministry of National Defense

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Ministry of National Defense is a non-profit government organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

The Circle Foundation

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The Circle Foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to create a donation culture and a better society.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation

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Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides entrepreneurship education services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

The Hope Institute

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The Hope Institute is a non-profit Korean think tank.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Liak

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Liak is a non-profit music record label based in South Korea.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Seoul Tech Society

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Seoul Tech Society is an international non-profit organization based in Seoul.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Suwon Sustainable City Foundation

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Suwon Sustainable City Foundation is a non-profit organization that offers public and urban services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Small Business Institute

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Korea Small Business Institute is a research and evaluation company for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Donus

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Donors Fundraising Solutions is a non-profit organization that carries out fundraising activities.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Recording Industry Association Korea

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Recording Industry Association Korea is a non-profit corporation that manages the copyrights of music producers.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Seoul Startup Didimteo

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Seoul Startup Didimteo is a non-profit organization that offers start-up support programs.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

THE ASAN INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES

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THE ASAN INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES is a non-profit organization that provides effective policy solution services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Futsal League

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Korea Futsal League is a non-profit organization that funds sports events.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

ChungcheongNam-Do Economic Promotion Agency

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ChungcheongNam-Do Economic Promotion Agency is a provider of SME promotion services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Financial Telecommunications & Clearings Institute

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KFTC is a payment settlement institution that establishes and manages an inter-bank payment network.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

GOODPEOPLE

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GOODPEOPLE is an international development NGO that construction of hope for the global village.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Busan Metropolitan City

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Busan Metropolitan City offers culture, tourism, transportation, business, and community services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

KIDP

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KIDP improves Korean design and industrial competitiveness.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Institute of The Future Urban Environment

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Institute of The Future Urban Environment is a nonprofit organization that offers education and training services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Techno-Venture Foundation

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Korea Techno-Venture Foundation is a non-profit foundation established to promote new technology startups.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

KSAE

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KSAE aims to contribute to the development of the automobile industry through advancements in automotive engineering and technology.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Billiards Federation

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Korea Billiards Federation is a non-profit organization that supports Korean billiards.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

KANC

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KANC promotes the development of nanotechnology and related businesses in Korea.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Jeju Free International City Development Center

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Jeju Free International City Development Center is a public development of national industrial complexes.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Institute for Basic Science

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Institute for Basic Science specializes in chemistry, maths, life sciences, physics, and interdisciplinary research.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

JBTP

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JBTP is a non-profit institution promoting start-ups and supporting sophisticated technologies.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Charity Association

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Korea Charity Association is a council of Korean non-profit civil organizations.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Maritime Institute

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Korea Maritime Institute is a research institute contributes to the formulation of national policies in maritime and fisheries affairs.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Precium

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Precium is a decentralized group-buying e-commerce platform for social influencers.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Caruso CALUSO

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Caruso CALUSO is a counseling community for overcoming petros syndrome.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Busan YMCA

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Busan YMCA is a Christian organization that works to expand the spirit of Christ.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Youth Foundation

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Youth Foundation is a non-profit organization to helps jobs for young people through voluntary donations.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Shinmangae

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Shinmangae is a non-profit organization that offers rehabilitation facilities.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

National Research Foundation of Korea

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National Research Foundation of Korea is a creative research and support agency for human resource development.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

World Vision

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World Vision is an NGO that works for social welfare and child-sponsoring.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Dobong-gu Office

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Dobong-gu Office is a government organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Root Impact

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Root Impact is a social service and non-profit organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

C Program

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C Program is a venture philanthropy fund that supports organizations and projects.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education

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KIGEPE provides gender awareness training for policymakers, public officers and gender trainers.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

FEBC

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FEBC provides ministry stories and scriptural solutions.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

CareYou

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CareYou is a non-profit organization that provides social services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

FKI

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FKI is a multifunctional association for domestic industries.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korea Animal Rights Advocates

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Korea Animal Rights Advocates is a non-profit organization that supports animal welfare in Korea.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Giva

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Giva is a non-profit organization that engages in venture confirmation and corporate promotion support services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment

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Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment promotes cultural values and rights of the people.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Daedeok Human Resource Development Foundation

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Daedeok Human Resource Development Foundation is a non-profit education organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Beautiful Store

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Beautiful Store is a nonprofit organization that promotes recycling and sharing donated goods.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Yangcheon-gu Office

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Yangcheon-gu Office is a government organization that offers public administrative services.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Korean Standards Association

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Korean Standards Association is a non-profit organization.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Gyeonggi Techno Park

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Gyeonggi Techno Park is a catalyst for industry and academic research institutions to collaborate and develop new technologies.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Gangwon Art & Culture Foundation

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Gangwon Art & Culture Foundation promotes art creation to preserves the roots of Gangwon’s culture.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

G.O.A.’L

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First Korean NGO & non-profit founded by Korean Adoptees for Korean Adoptees

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Yongin Cultural Foundation

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Yongin Cultural Foundation supports the establishment and development of local culture and cultural activities.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

SEOUL TECHNOPARK

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SEOUL TECHNOPARK is a public convention center supported by the metropolitan government of Seoul.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

ASAN ACADEMY

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ASAN ACADEMY is a non-profit educational institution.

Written by Mark Fitz

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