Mr. Hakdo Kim, President, Korea SMEs & Startups Agency KOSME), joins Rich Bendis from the BHI Offices to discuss their biotech mission, their relationship with Maryland, and opportunities to expand in the United States
Mr. Hakdo Kim is the President of Korea SMEs and Startup Agency, also known as KOSME. KOSME, which is now governed by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups, was first established by the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy in 1979 to promote small- and medium-sized businesses. Their goal is to foster the competitiveness of SMEs and nurture more balanced development of the Korean economy with sustainable growth of SMEs. SMEs are currently faced with numerous difficulties: accessing vital information and funds.