Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is a science and technology institute working to bring a better quality of life to all people by preparing for the future.

KIST was founded as the first science and technology research institute of South Korea in 1966 and since then, it has continually played a leading role in national development. Many government-funded research institutes have been modelled after KIST and as such, KIST has set the standards to become the national think tank of science and technology.

Contact information

Location: South Korea

Website: www.kist.re.kr

Seockheon Lee