Samsung Advanced
Institute of Technology

Global Collaboration


Samsung explore opportunities to build research partnerships with academia and research institutions for creating the future.

SAIT is actively engaged in the pursuit of open innovation in order to foster the discovery of new ideas and technological breakthroughs. In order to develop core technologies along itself research directions, we have conducted research collaborations with outside. Also, We have strategic relationships closely with global universities to resolve the significantly challenging technology issues and achieve the collaboration results that align with strategic vision and goals of both parties.

Samsung offers a specific collaboration platform to global universities ; Global Research Outreach (GRO) program. GRO program is an annual call for proposals that invites the world's leading universities to propose innovative research ideas which will be evaluated for their novelty and alignment with Samsung's various research fields.


The SAMSUNG Global Research Outreach (GRO) Program is an important part of growing SAMSUNG's academic research engagement and collaboration platforms.
World-class university researchers have been annually invited since 2009 to propose novel research ideas and to work with our R&D teams to foster technological innovation. This has resulted in actively collaborative relationships with over 150 leading universities worldwide.
Selected GRO projects will be funded with one year. This project may be extended based on annual research outcomes and necessity for further research partnership determined by SAMSUNG. Joint research proposals from multiple universities are welcome and acceptable.
The GRO Program represents an opportunity for SAMSUNG and universities to build a mutually beneficial research relationship and we look forward to your participation.

A PDF version of 2024 GRO brochure is available for download.

For more questions about the GRO Program, please contact us via the GRO email address that best matches your location.

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