The Korea SMEs and Startups Agency (KOSME) in collaboration with MATTER, the Chicago-based global healthcare incubator, is proud to present the second annual Korean SME U.S. Market Adoption Program aimed at preparing a cohort of Korean healthcare companies for U.S. market success.

Benefits of participation

In the ensuing six-month program, five SMEs will be provided with MATTER programming, resources and a cohort of mentors to advance their product, sales and fundraising in the U.S. healthcare ecosystem. Additionally, the companies will receive a year-long global membership to MATTER.

Who can apply?

The program is open to Korean bio and digital healthcare SMEs interested in growing a new venture in the U.S. Any questions regarding the application can be directed to molliepark@kbdcchicago.org.


March 14: Applications open
April 6: Applications close
April 15: Semi-finalists notified
April 18-21: Meetings with semi-finalists
April 26: Finalists notified
May 1-October 31: Korean SME U.S. Market Adoption Program

Dates are subject to change.