Sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (MOCIE), KOTEF plans to hold '2005 Techno Caravan' April 11 15 in Berlin and Frankfurt, Germany, jointly with Korea Academy of Industrial Technology (KAITECH).

  The accompanying corporate business consulting session is designed to discuss ways of boosting technology cooperation/investment, exports of products, etc. between Korean and German enterprises through one-on-one meetings.

  The event is expected to provide a venue where participating enterprises of the two countries can share technology innovation strategies and practices, mutually benchmark innovative management and technology development experiences and develop ways of substantial technology and capital cooperation.

o Sponsor: Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (MOCIE)
o Organizers: KOTEF and KAITECH
o Cooperating Agencies: KOTRA, Korea Association of Machinery Industry (KOAMI),
  Korea Culture & Content Agency (KOCCA)
o Purposes: Exports/imports of technologies and products, identification of R&D projects,
  investment inducement, strategic alliances, etc.
o Participants: About 50 Korean high-tech firms and research institutes engaged in
  information-communication, biotech, environment, nano, and machinery fields
o Itinerary and Programs:

    April 12 (Berlin): High-tech forum, investment explanatory session, subcommittee meetings by technology,
                               corporate consulting session
    April 13 (Frankfurt): Corporate consulting session
    April 14 (Frankfurt): Industrial inspection tour and departure