History

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.

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.

1962~1981 Lay the foundation for S&T

  • 1962.1 Establish KORSTIC(Korea Science & Technology Information Center)
  • 1975.7 Start Information Service based on Database
  • 1975 Develop KIPS(Korean Information Processing System)
  • 1978.2 Operate IBM Model 138

1982~1990 Enter into Innovation

  • 1982 Reorganized into KIET(Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade)
  • 1984.10 Start an On-line DB Information Service
  • 1985.7 Establish Technology Information Distribution Center
  • 1986.6 Hold ‘Workshop on International Technology Transfer’
  • 1988.5 Open CITI(Center for Industrial Technology Information)
  • 1988.10 Run Supercomputer No.1 (CRAY 2S)

1991~2000 Compete with the World

  • 1991.1 Open KINITI(Korea Institute of Industry and Technology Information)
  • 1991.2 Launch Science and Technology Information Distribution
  • 1991.2 Project(under System Engineering Research Institute)
  • 1993.4 Establish KORDIC(Korea Research & Development Information Center)
  • 1993.11 Run Supercomputer No. 2 (CRAY C/90)
  • 1993.12 Open Korea·Russia Industrial Cooperation Information Center
  • 1993.12 Hold The 1st Korea·Japan TechnoMart
  • 1994.2 Designated as an Integrated Information Agency for Science and Technology Information
  • 1994.3 Establish Technology Transfer Information Center
  • 1997.8 Open Integrated Service Network(Inno-NET)
  • 1999.1 Reorganized as a Research Society, part of Prime Minister Office

2000.2~ Lead the World

  • 2000.2 Integration of KINITI and KORDIC
  • 2001.1 Establish KISTI
  • 2001.1 Build Science & Technology Information Portal Service System(yes KISTI)
  • 2001.7 Designated as an Agency for building Science & Technology Information Control and Distribution System
  • 2005.3 Open a Science & Technology Information Protection Center
  • 2005.8 Open 'GLORIAD(Global Ring Network for Advanced Application Development)'
  • 2005.10 Designated as an agency to develop NTIS (National Technology Information System)
  • 2008.7 Open a Remote Control Center for Accelerator Test
  • 2009.5 Introduce Supercomputer No. 4
  • 2009.9 Found ASTI(Association of Science and Technology Information)
  • 2010.8 Designated as a Center for National Nano Technology Policy
  • 2010.9 Build a Hub of Large-Scale Test Data Center

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