2022 K-City Network Project Preparation Support Program


K-City Network Project Preparation Support Program provides professional support on planning/feasibility analysis and capacity building for smart city development projects selected through this Call for Projects. Projects eligible for application include – but not limited to – adopting a single smart solution to tackle urban problems or to enhance efficiency of urban services, or conducting a city-level development or regeneration project by adopting multiple smart solutions*.

*Adopting a single smart solution will be classified as 'Smart Solution'-type projects, and adopting multiple smart solutions for smart city development/regeneration will be classified as 'Smart City'-type projects.


Korean government aims to contribute to the realization of high-priority smart city projects proposed by central or local governments of partner countries and facilitate public-private cooperation between Korea and partner countries, by providing necessary support on planning, feasibility analysis and capacity building under this Program.

Eligible Applicants

Central/federal governments, regional/local/municipal governments and international organizations (joint consortiums consisting of central/federal government(s) and regional/local/municipal government(s)) may apply for support of K-City Network Program

Target Projects

K-City Network Program calls for projects which seek to adopt smart solutions to solve urban problems; to regenerate declined/decaying areas; or to plan and develop a new city as a future-proof smart city from the initial stage.

For cities under jurisdiction by applicants 1dog project only Can apply
* If the target site spans the jurisdiction of two or more institutions, or if there are more than one related institution, it is necessary to determine the competent authority for the project and specify the role of each institution.

Program Details

Up to seven (7) project proposals will be selected as recipients of support in planning, feasibility study and capacity building for their smart city development projects. Budget for each project’s planning/analysis and capacity building will be around 0.4 mil. USD, and up to 0.8 mil. USD. (From 200 million Korean won to 1 trillion Korean won)

(planning) Solution type supports planning and feasibility analysis necessary for the introduction, construction, and operation of specific smart solutions, and urban development type establishes upper/lower plans for urban regeneration or new city development projects including multiple smart solutions, (preliminary ) support feasibility analysis, etc.

Scale of Support

Select smart city development projects in up to 7 cities to support at least 2 million won to up to 10 billion won per individual project such as planning/feasibility analysis, invitational training, etc.

How to Apply

Due date : April 29th by 18:00 KST, 2022.
K-City Network Secretariat
KIND (Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development Corporation)

Address/e-mail : K-City Network Secretariat
Application documents can be submitted by e-mail.
(e-mail) kcitynetwork@kindkorea.or.kr
☎ +82-2-6747-7461 / +82-2-6747-7480

☞ 2022 K-City Network 스마트도시 계획수립 사업(kor)
☞ Call for Projects: 2022 K-City Network Project Preparation Support Program

Process and Timeline

* The timeline may be subject to change over the course of the program.