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Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology

KIOST aims to guide Korea toward fulfilling its dream of becoming a maritime power by pursuing innovative and creative developments in basic and applied marine science and technology!
  • Research on ocean resources and related applications and commercialization of such resources for the development of marine science and technology and the marine industry
  • Research on ocean and polar science and technology policies and institutions
  • Fostering of outstanding professionals in the marine sector and public services
  • Development, inspection, and repair of marine-related equipment, machinery, and technology
  • Establishment and operation of marine infrastructure, such as marine science research stations
  • Commissioned research, joint research, and technology partnerships with domestic and overseas universities, research institutions, and companies

Research on ocean resources and related applications and commercialization of such resources for the development of marine science and technology and the marine industry

Fostering of outstanding professionals in the marine sector and public services

Commissioned research, joint research, and technology partnerships with domestic and overseas universities, research institutions, and companies

HISTORY

The Present

The Present ~ 2012's

  • Jenu. 1, 2014Establishment of the Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering (KRISO), affiliated with KIOST (Daedeok Science Town)
  • July. 1, 2012Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology (KIOST) was officially launched.
  • Establishment of the Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering (KRISO), affiliated with KIOST (Daedeok Science Town)
  • Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology (KIOST) was officially launched.

2012's~ 2000's

  • Jun. 20, 2008East Sea Research Institute was established at Uljin-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • Apr. 16, 2004Republic of Korea Polar Research Institute(KOPRI) was established as an associated research institute within KORDI
  • Apr. 29, 2002Arctic Research Station "Dasan" was established at Ny-Ålesund, Spitsbergen Island, Norway
  • May 30, 2000Republic of Korea-South Pacific Ocean Research Center was established at Chuuk State, FSM
  • Republic of Korea Polar Research Institute(KOPRI) was established as an associated research institute within KORDI
  • Arctic Research Station
  • Republic of Korea-South Pacific Ocean Research Center was established at Chuuk State, FSM

2000's ~ 1990's

  • Mar. 28, 1997South Sea Research Institute was established at Geoje Island
  • May 12, 1995Republic of Korea-China Joint Ocean Research Center was established at Qingdao, China
  • Mar. 20, 1992Commissioning of R/V Onnuri(1,422ton)
  • Mar. 7, 1992Commissioning of R/V Eardo(546ton)
  • Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology(KIOST) was established at the Republic of Korea Institute of Science & Technology(KIST)
  • Commissioning of R/V Eardo(546ton)
  • Commissioning of R/V Onnuri(1,422ton)

1990's ~ 1973's

  • Jun. 1, 1990KIOST established a permanent research station "King Sejong" at King George Island, Antarctica, and commenced the 1st Korean Antarctic Research Program
  • Feb. 17, 1988KIOST established a permanent research station "King Sejong" at King George Island, Antarctica, and commenced the 1st Korean Antarctic Research Program
  • Oct. 30, 1973Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology(KIOST) was established at the Republic of Korea Institute of Science & Technology(KIST)
  • Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology(KIOST) was established at the Republic of Korea Institute of Science & Technology(KIST)
  • KIOST established a permanent research station

1973

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