Purpose

Support with establishing overseas distribution channels for domestic firefighting products and earning a competitive edge in the industry through a system that provides support tailored to product suppliers and their situations overseas

Overview

Exhibitions at Home & Abroad: Support will be provided to service providers to participate in fire and safety exhibitions, along with the NFA, at home and abroad

Overseas Market Exploration Board: An Overseas Exploration Board will help domestic companies enter emerging markets in Northeast Asia and seek new buyers

Independent Participation in Overseas Exhibitions: When a company participates independently in an overseas fire and safety exhibition, booth rental fees will be subsidized

Overseas Certification Obtained: When a company obtains an overseas certification, some related expenses will be subsidized

Back Ground : These services are provided in accordance with Article 20 (Support for International Cooperation and Overseas Expansion) of the Firefighting Industry Promotion Act

Main Content

Potential Beneficiaries

Any domestic firefighting firm interested in overseas marketing and expansion

* Support with overseas certification will be provided to any company taking a test in the last 12 months. Eligible companies must have already obtained domestic certification (format, performance, KFI approval) from the Korea Fire Institute or under its flame-retardant performance test

Support Information
Support Information - Category, Exhibitions at Home & Abroad, Overseas Market Exploration Board, Independent Participation in Overseas Exhibitions, Overseas Certification Obtained
Category Exhibitions at Home & Abroad Overseas Market Exploration Board Independent Participation in Overseas Exhibitions Overseas Certification Obtained
Form Booth rental fees, logistics expenses, etc. Interpreters, consulting desk rental, etc. Retrospective booth rental fees Retrospective certification expenses
Amount - - KRW 6 Million (max) KRW 10 Million (max)
Limitation - - Up to 50% of booth rental fees Up to 50% of certification expenses
Criteria US (10 companies), Vietnam (14 companies) 10 companies Once per company Once per company

Workflow

  1. Create business plan
    • Set up directions
    • Set timeline
  2. Notices & Registration
    • Participation request announced
    • Document submission
  3. Evaluation
    • Document review
    • Selection of winners
    1. Participation
      • Exhibitions/Overseas Exploration Board
    2. Performance Report
      • Disclose business performance
    1. Reference document review
      • Independent participation in exhibition
      • Overseas certification obtained
    2. Overhead expenses paid
      • Expense support paid

Images of Major Events

US: NFPA Conference & EXPO (Boston: June 4 - 7, 2017)
Vietnam: Secutech Vietnam Exhibition (Ho Chi Minh City: August 16 – 18, 2017)
Vietnam: Overseas Exploration Board dispatched (Ho Chi Minh City: August 16 – 18, 2017)