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On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, KISTI as a science & technology information institute, will lead the way in making Korea a powerful science & technology country.

Since 1962, KISTI has played a role of National Science & Technology Information Center to provide information that researchers need to enhance the national competitiveness as a specialized science & technology research institute supported by the government.

2000~ Lead the World

2018
Dr. Choi Hee-yoon inaugurated as the 7th president
2014
Awarded Presidential Citation for National Research & Development Performance Evaluation (Institution Rating ‘Excellent’)
2012
Celebrated 50th anniversary and appointed ‘National High Performance Computing Center’
2001
Merged into Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)

1991~2000 Compete with the World

1993
Korea Research & Development Information Center (KORDIC)
1991
System Engineering Research Institute (SERI; Science and Technology Information Distribution Center)
1991
Korea Institute of Industry and Technology Information (KINITI)

1982~1990 Enter into Innovation

1982
Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade (KIET)

1962~1981Lay the foundation for S&T

1969
Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST; Computation Office)
1962
Korea Science & Technology Information Center (KORSTIC)
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