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World Institute of Kimchi (WIKIM)

World Institute of Kimchi (WIKIM)

25Member Research Institutes
세계김치연구소 로고
R&D and results dissemination in Kimchi related fields
소관연구기관 소개 : 기관장, 설립일자, 소재지, 대표전화, 홈페이지
Chairman Park, Wansoo
Establishment Date 2010.01.01
Location WIKIM, kimchiro 86, Namgu, Gwangju
Contact 062-610-1700
Homepage Homepage
Key Functions
To carry out research and projects for the global promotion of Kimchi
To develop high-quality Kimchi production technology regarding raw materials, production process, storage, distribution, safety, and health
To research and develop convergence and innovation technology for the development of the Kimchi industry (Kimchi production and related industries)
To promote the export of Kimchi, develop the strategies for localization, and support marketing and public relations
To provide technical bottleneck support for the Kimchi industry, and education and training support for SMEs
To build and operate the database and network of information, statistics, and academic and cultural resources for the global promotion of
the culture of Kimchi
To research the scientific elucidation on excellence of Kimchi
To cooperate with government, the private secftor, corporations, and organizations in R&D and provide and commission technical services
To support the establishment of technical policies for training professionals specialized in main mission areas
Recent Achievements
Establishment of the human body intestine model system to check the survival rate of Kimchi lactic acid bacteria in the human body
Development of technology for reducing the pungent odor of Kimchi which is a non-priority factor
Development of technology for manufacturing the packaging container of Kimchi with the function of absorbing CO₂