University of Ulsan is one of the main universities in South Korea; through its School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the University has a very strong presence in research fields related to Environmental Sustainability and Circular Economy.

Prof. Park Hung-Suck is the Director of the Center for Clean Technology and of the Center for Green Construction Materials, and Eco-Industrial Parks. The two research centres provide the project with leading expertise in the field; secondments will be mainly concerned with methodological and technical issues (such as the development of LCA and environmental assessment methodologies) and with policy issues related to the promotion of top-down circular economy practices (such as the establishment of eco-industrial parks), that are receiving lot of emphasis in South Korea.