KISTI is a government-funded research institute designed to maximize the efficiency of science and technology R&D and support high-tech R&D for researchers

KISTI has laid the foundation for sophisticated R&D by collecting science and technology information from countries around the world and providing the information to companies and research institutions.

Also, KISTI has supplied customized information analysis service to enable researchers and small & medium sized companies to make a right decision on time and has contributed to maximizing research efficiency through building the worldclass super computing and research network.

Additionally, KISTI is helping researchers to generate excellent results through higher value-added information, advancement of research and the commercialization of science and is playing a key role in making Korea enter the line of developed nations by actively responding to the global science and technology paradigm, rapidly being converged and sophisticated.