The University-Industry Foundation provides financial

and technical support to local businesses and internship programs to students. It helps the students and faculties create new businesses in industries related to the University’s academic programs and secures various government organizations’ research funding and grants. The Foundation is also an overall support system for the technological improvement of SMEs, as well as for the development of the local economy. Kimpo University has signed university-industrial cooperation agreements with many SMEs in the City of Gimpo and its vicinities to offer tailor-made academic programs to students in various disciplines to enhance their competitiveness, hence become the most productive prospects of the SMEs.