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Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

25Member Research Institutes
R&D of creative source technology to lead national science
and technology and dissemination of its results
Chairman Lee, Byunggwon
Establishment Date 1966.02.10
Location KIST, 5, Hwarang-ro 14-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
Contact 02-958-5114
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Key Functions
To research and develop basic and leading technologies as a comprehensive research institute to create source technologies
To implement medium- and long-term national R&D projects for the development of science and technology
To attract excellent research institutes and foster technology transfer projects for national and international research cooperation among industry, academia, and research institutes
To cooperate in R&D with government, the private sector, corporations, and organizations and provide or commission technical services
To cooperate with or supporting industries related to SMEs and commercializing technologies
To support fostering professionals in main mission areas and relevant technology policy making
Recent Achievements
Contact-lensed sustainable and self-powered health monitoring platform technology
Three-dimensional brain image analysis technology
Low-cost nano-materials manufacturing simulation
Early cancer diagnosis technology using nanoparticles
Operation of a high-speed natural materials navigation system iHTac
Organic solar cell mass production and life enhancement technology
Cryogenic liquefaction system and composite insulation reservoirs
Bio-plastics production technology using microalgae
Thermal high-speed memory
High-precision micro-surgery robot
Identification of the treatment effect of 'taurine' from fishery products on Alzheimer's
Glassless 3D display technology