Our Participating Organisations
ETRI was established in 1976 as a government research institute on ICT, and has played a major role as “an ICT Innovator for a Great Tomorrow”. Our major achievements include TDX, DRAM, CDMA, WiBro, Terrestrial DMB, 4G etc., leading to creation of the new ICT market and contribution to national economic development.
The objectives of management are to create the world best outcomes through carrying out basic and essential R&D, and maintain global IP competitiveness, and build an advanced management system. Our research areas cover all ICT fields such as Next Generation Internet, IT Convergence, Software and Security, Digital Contents, ICT Components & Materials, and Broadcasting & Telecommunication.
Global Research Institute Leading Mechanical Technologies KIMM contributes to the development of the nation and its industries by developing and spreading fundamental key technologies in mechanical engineering, and by conducting reliability and evaluation test of the related products.
Key Technologies include: Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Extreme Mechanical Engineering, Nano-Convergence Mechanical Systems, Environmental and Energy Systems, Mechanical Systems Safety.
World class public research institute leading the chemical industry in Korea via:
■ Development of chemical technologies and relevant convergence technologies
■ Contribution to strengthening competitiveness of Korean chemical industries and creation of new growth engine fornational economy
■ Environmentally-friendly chemical process technology
■ High value-added, green chemical materials
■ Novel drug candidates for disease treatment –
■ Green chemical convergence technology as a new growth engine
■ Public infrastructure to support chemical enterprises
NRF is entrusted with an important mission to enhance the capacity of academic research and science and technology. The foundation has become one of the best research funding agencies in the world by creating future knowledge and fostering next-generation researchers.
The NRF is also discovering new academic areas through the integration of different academic fields, promoting a wide range of research in such diverse fields as law and future society. With its advanced research funding system, the NRF is working to fulfill dreams and produce success by creating green growth and new growth engines Developing Novel Fields through Convergence of Academic Disciplines.
KISTEP is a government affiliated research institute under the MSIP (Ministry of Science, and ICT and Future Planning), KISTEP has been the leading institute in providing future vision and strategies, as well as promoting technology innovation by supporting the full cycle of Korea’s national R&D system, including S&T planning, budget allocation and coordination, and R&D evaluation.
KISTEP has the following 6 primary functions:
■ Foresight and Future Strategy for Science & Technology
■ Science and Technology Policy Planning and Coordination
■ Coordination of Government R&D Programs and Budget Allocation
■ Evaluation of National R&D Program Performance
■ Global S&T Cooperation & Collaboration
■ Feasibility Study on National R&D Programs
NIPA devotes itself to reinforcing the competitiveness of the IT industry and contributes to the economic growth through the efficient support and laying the groundwork for the industrial technology promotion. The main functions are as follows:
■ Policy research and development support for the IT industry
■ Help establish the foundation of the IT industry and cultivate its human resources
■ Vitalize the distribution market for the development of the IT industry and support marketing
■ Promote businesses related to the convergence and utilization of IT technology
■ Support international exchange, cooperation, and overseas expansion related to the IT industry