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  • 042021. 05
    Dr.Kim Jaesoo interview with Money Today  "Agile is the answer to Digital Transformation" image
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    Dr.Kim Jaesoo interview with Money Today "Agile is the answer to Digital Transf...

    "In the era of digital transformation, speed is vital. Rather than dragging one big project with elaboration, we need to proceed with an 'Agile' approach  that s 10 projects and gets one of them to success." In an interview with Money Today on April 29, Dr.Kim said, "The digital transformation is proceeding faster than expected, and we are going to introduce an agile strategy in all fields such as R&D and administration." The interview was held at the site of the Money Today global conference '2021 Key Platform'  held at the Conrad Hotel in Seoul on the subject of 'Dismantling the Group: Internalization of adaptive execution' on the 28th and 30th of last month. KISTI is a specialized research institute that provides science and technology knowledge information for industry-academia-research researchers based on supercomputing and data analysis technology, and supports corporate technology commercialization. Data is the beginning and end of work.   Dr.Kim who took office on March 23, emphasizes “proper timing” and  “capability"' the most. As it is an institution that deals with data called crude oil in the 4th industrial revolution and digital age, it should not be left behind the trend of the times.   Dr.Kim said, "As the public sector emphasizes accuracy and stability, it is inevitable to be cautious when making certain plans, but considering too much time often lead to bad result“. He also said "The digital age is an era of creativity and adventure, so public institutions shouldn't work the old way."   “KISTI’s customer service would be somewhat insufficient at first, but we will focus more on providing the necessary data in a timely manner and persuade customers.” “Customer could complain about the service, but now we are not afraid of such a thing,” he emphasized.   The change has already begun. Dr.Kim is introducing an agile strategy in all areas of KISTI work, including administration, planning, policy, and research projects. For example, He ed the '3 · 3 · 3 Talk' right after his inauguration. It is a program in which the President and employees communicate face to face on the third and third days of the month at 3:00 pm without a set subject.         Dr.Kim said, "In the past, it would have taken several months for the department in charge to plan the program, obtain approval from the top, and modify the program in order to have time to communicate with the staff." "If only the picture comes out, I'll try to run it," he said.   Dr.Kim suggested 'Changing the world with Data' as KISTI vision. KISTI will celebrates its 60th anniversary next year. He said, "People who have data in the past, people who know where the data is after that, people who use data well now are the best." and “Data should be focused on its utilization,” he said.   He cited the example of the flood prevention project with Incheon Metropolitan City. "In the past, building a levee around the area where there was a lot of flooding was all, but analyzing the meteorological model with big data and artificial intelligence, and opening the structure of the sewage pipe will come up with a new alternative." “I am trying to contribute to creating a happy and joyful world with data-driven solution” he said.   KISTI is also actively fostering data companies. Dr.Kim plans to upgrade ASTI, a window for supporting small and medium-sized business technology commercialization, to DX(Digital Transformation) ASTI(Association of Science and Technology Information). KISTI is focused on strengthening the digital capabilities of companies.   Dr.Kim said, "KISTI will provide technology consulting services so that companies can accumulate and manage data well and support them to develop their innovative growth capabilities." and “"Our goal is to make data unicorn companies appear among the companies we have supported."    
  • 272021. 04
    Cooperation with DISTEP for Regional Innovation image
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    Cooperation with DISTEP for Regional Innovation

    KISTI signed a MoU with Daejeon Institute of Science & Technology for Enterprise & People(DISTEP)  to build a regional innovation ecosystem on April 26th.   This MoU is one of the efforts to play a central role in regional innovation by linking and spreading the tangible  and intangible outcomes of GRIs(government research institutes) industries in the Daejeon area.  Under this MoU, KISTI leads regional innovation by providing the nation's largest science and technology information  and world-class infrastructure, and conducts multilateral exchanges and cooperation in solving regional problems.  DISTEP is to play a role as a hub for regional demand and regional innovation.   Mutual cooperation will include  ▷Research and exchange for sharing and utilization of national R&D information and science and technology knowledge infrastructure ▷Collaboration of research data management system based on the National Research Data Platform (DataON) ▷Supercomputing and data infrastructure joint use to support SMEs  ▷Analytical models for technology commercialization such as ups, support for systems, and mutual exchange ▷Joint cooperation on competency diagnosis and market competitiveness analysis for SMEs' innovative growth  ▷Human resource cooperation and exchange for mutual cooperation between the two organizations.   In particular, as the importance and value of regional innovation increases, the two organizations expect that  the Daejeon city will promote various convergence and cooperation with the local science and technology innovation  institutions to create food and jobs for future.   Kim Jae-soo, President of KISTI, said, “Through cooperation with the DISTEP and KISTI's infrastructure and S&T capabilities,  we will contribute to creating a region-led innovation ecosystem” and said “Now, for GRIs, innovation through national R&D is important, but it is more important to utilize its capabilities for regional innovation.”
  • 292021. 03
    KISTI published a book entitled “A Study on the 3D Printing Industry Revitalization Plan,”  image
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    KISTI published a book entitled “A Study on the 3D Printing Industry Revitalizat...

      KISTI published a book entitled “A Study on the 3D Printing Industry Revitalization Plan,”  covering 3D printing technology  and material information by experts in machinery, metals, polymers, and ceramics. KISTI said, "In the situation that 3D printing is popular domestically and internationally, but related specialized books are insufficient, the principles of 3D printing, materials, software, application fields, etc. are systematically organized for each technology and material  to provide a clear view of the latest trends.“  Along with the 4th Industrial Revolution, 3D printing, which is called the digital revolution of manufacturing systems, is attracting attention because it is highly likely to bring about a transformation of the traditional business model along with the existing manufacturing method innovation. The global market for 3D printing is expected to reach 26.2 billion dollars (about 29 trillion won) in 2022. Currently, in the global 3D printing industry,  a number of overseas companies such as the United States, Japan, China, and Europe are leading the business based on their technology,  and they are taking the lead in product commercialization by applying 3D printing to the manufacturing process. In the case of the domestic market, it has been used for manufacturing prototypes in the fields of education, aerospace, and automobile parts manufacturing over the past several years, and is being used in the production of ed products, mainly in medical, dental, and consumer goods.  The market growth rate has been somewhat sluggish so far, but the government is actively discovering successful cases to raise the market size to 1 trillion won by 2022.
  • 242021. 03
    Dr.Kim Jaesoo inaugurated as the 8th president of KISTI image
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    Dr.Kim Jaesoo inaugurated as the 8th president of KISTI

    Dr. Kim Jaesoo inaugurated as the 8th president of KISTI . He expressed his aspiration at the inauguration ceremony held at the KISTI auditorium on Mar.23rd.             He presented TRUST(Timely, Reliable, S&T innovation, Transparent) as his 5 managing strategies and mentioned  KISTI will focus on establishing a digital-based national open science system supporting national R&D innovation. He also said that “even though the transition to data-driven research called 4th generation R&D ed for several years,  it was difficult for researchers to get out of the existing R&D framework due to the slow progress of data open and fusion.,  we  will solve it ”.  “to this end, KISTI will integrate and open its S&T information, national R&D and research data  and will build S&T Data Dam for AI learning so that domestic science and technology R&D can be transformed into a data-oriented system” he emphasized.  Dr.Kim Jaesoo obtained a Ph.D. in Electronic Computer Engineering from Hongik University in 2009 and  served as the Director of National Science and Technology Data Division, the Director of Convergence Technology Research Division.
  • 052021. 03
    KISTI, Developing Fluid Dynamic Simulation SW for SMEs image
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    KISTI, Developing Fluid Dynamic Simulation SW for SMEs

    KISTI has developed an open source based tool that can be used for fluid dynamics simulation. It is expected to be of great help to SMEs that cannot purchase expensive related software. KISTI M&S Center announced on Mar.1st that it developed “HEMOS Fluid” for this purpose and received GS(Good Software) certificate. HEMOS is an open source based solver(structural analysis software) and a library (a post-processing tool used for structural analysis). It is a entry level CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) software. HEMOS Fluid visualizes simulation and prediction performance results by entering multiple variables. KISTI researchers made it intuitive and easy compared to existing fluid mechanics software. The workflow method is applied to the user interface (UI) so that domestic SMEs can use it a lot, displaying the current work stage and all stages, and diagramming them. HEMOS Fluid can analyze basic steady-state heat flow. Currently, the focus is on versatility and plans to expand its functions every year. It is also a feature that has already received GS certificate. GS certificate is a national certification given to software that has passed the quality test based on ISO international standards. GS ensures objective quality, safety and reliability. This service is being served free of charge on HEMOS Cloud operated by KISTI. HEMOS Cloud is also linked with KISTI supercomputer Nurion. When complex analysis is required, Cloud and Nurion can be used at the same time. In addition to HEMOS Fluid, KISTI also operate HEMOS Structure for structural mechanics, and Hemos HVAC for indoor aerodynamics. In the case of HVAC, visualization tools using virtual reality and augmented reality are also prepared. They have received GS certificate too. “We plan to add functions such as movable material analysis and rotor analysis to HEMOS Fluid,” and “ It is expected to attract more use of SMEs experiencing SW purchasing problems.”  said Kim Myung-il, Director of M&S Center. 
  • 022021. 03
    S&T Policy and R&D Innovation to overcome COVID-19 image
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    S&T Policy and R&D Innovation to overcome COVID-19

    KISTI has introduced the science and technology policy directions and R&D innovation contents in major countries in the world to overcome the Corona 19 crisis in its Issue Brief Vol.30. It also provides knowledge, implications, and countermeasures based on information data-based analysis techniques related to recent national social issues. According to the Issue Brief, the PostCorona society is expected to be recorded as a digitization momentum in the social and economic structure due to the increase in non-face-to-face life patterns, decline in collectivism, and the normalization of telecommuting and distance education. It is expected that non-face-to-face services will become common, the biohealth market and concept will be expanded, and the role of government will be strengthened according to routine risk management in everyday life. Accordingly, the United States is enacting the Coronavirus Support Relief Economic Stability Act, implementing large-scale financial support, and investing large-scale financing in the R&D field of infectious disease. Germany is promoting digital transformation in existing industries through key industrial investments, and expanding the budget for R&D (vaccines, drug development, etc.) related to Corona 19. Japan has set an innovation strategy direction that focuses on remedying the damages of the manufacturing industry from Corona 19 and digital transformation in the future. In addition to its R&D strategy, China is promoting a wide range of measures such as production, high-tech, SME support, manpower policy, and science and technology governance. Major foreign countries' science and technology R&D policy directions are emerging as large-scale investment expansion to cope with the global value chain change and trade blockage caused by Corona 19. The role and policy direction of domestic science and technology in the new normal era were also presented. He said that it is necessary to provide objective data based on scientific facts on the social change of the corona crisis, research infectious diseases and provide scientific and technological answers for responding to the new normal era, and prepare for a preemptive future based on science and technology. It has been revealed that the R&D model innovation and the digital transformation of the industry can turn crisis into an opportunity, and advance to a better future through online education, reinforcement of crisis response research, and data-based policies. KISTI also explained that it intends to respond to the new normal era by providing a national supercomputing infrastructure, building a science and technology data dam, data-based research, and providing an R&D innovation platform. Cho Kumwon, Acting President of KISTI  said, “In order to reflect on the changing aspects of our society and the importance of science and technology roles in the process, and to preemptively prepare for the coming future, KISTI will put more efforts into R&D innovation with government research institutes(GRIs)
  • 042021. 02
    KISTI with SNUBH(Seoul National University Bundang Hospital), is speeding up its development of Homomorphic Encryption Technology for Health Care Big Data. image
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    KISTI with SNUBH(Seoul National University Bundang Hospital), is speeding up its...

    After concluding MoU last year, KISTI and SNUBH are conducting joint research to establish a system for the practical use of bilateral cryptographic communication and homomorphic cryptography technology. Until now, KISTI has provided quantum cryptographic communication channels and supercomputing infrastructure using the national science and technology research network, and SNUBH has been striving to develop homomorphic cryptographic technology for remote operation based on medical big data. With the joint research on track, KISTI plans to provide a safer big data research environment by constructing a quantum cryptographic communication section for remote transmission and processing of sensitive data based on the National Science and Technology Research Network. SNUBH has already completed the selection of medical research scenarios and functional tests of the isomorphic cryptography library to establish a system for commercialization of homomorphic encryption technology.  Dr.Oh Chang-wan, Director of the Life Research Institute of SNUBH said that the commercialization of homomorphic encryption technology will provide an opportunity for medical artificial intelligence technological innovation.  Dr. Wonhyuk Lee of Science and Technology Research Network Center of KISTI said that KISTI's high-speed computing technology and infrastructure such as network capabilities will be used to solve the problem of noise processing amplified in the homomorphic encryption process.
  • 032021. 02
    An expert research society was established to study quantum computer security image
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    An expert research society was established to study quantum computer security

    An expert research society was established to study quantum computer security that can easily penetrate cryptographic systems used in e-commerce, etc. KISTI announced on Feb. 01 that it will establish a “quantum security research group” in the Korea Institute of Information Security and Cryptology and take the role of a secretary to research quantum and security technologies.  Public-key cryptographic algorithms used for authentication and digital signatures in electronic financial transactions utilize prime factorization and discrete logarithm problems. The password needs solution to be solved and is highly safe cause it will take decades or more even with supercomputers around the world. However, a quantum computer that uses a quantum mechanical state in which 0 and 1 exist at the same time, rather than the binary systemof 0 and 1, can quickly solve the problem, raising security concerns.   On the 15th of last month, the Korea Institute of Information Security and Cryptology established a quantum security research group for academic development between quantum and security technologies. The goal is to study quantum computer security technologies such as quantum distribution keys and quantum resistant encryption, and to present technical standards and directions. Participants of the research group decided to share related technologies and contribute to information exchange between industry-academia and research institutes by holding bilateral and security technology seminars and training.  Jae-cheol Ryu, President of the Korea Institute of Information Security and Cryptology(Professor of Computer Convergence, Chungnam National University) said, "Quantum and security technology area future technology that members of the society are very interested in and and we will also continue to provide support for the development of the quantum cryptography research conference.” Seok Woo-jin, Director of the KISTI Science and Technology Research Network Center, who served as a secretary of the Quantum Security Research Group, said, "Through this research group, we will continue to strive to cooperate with participants and create research results so that quantum security technology can be incorporated into KISTI's national science and technology research network." .
  • 262021. 01
    KISTI introduced “Future Promising Technology Seminar 2020” in its Issue Brief No. 29 image
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    KISTI introduced “Future Promising Technology Seminar 2020” in its Issue Brief N...

    KISTI introduced “Future Promising Technology Seminar 2020” in its Issue Brief No. 29, which discovered and presented the core promising technologies that will influence the future society of science and technology after the Corona 19 pandemic.   KISTI selected the top 100 future high-growth science and technology areas (clusters) using the optimal deep learning prediction model. About 20 million scientific and technological papers published around the world over the past 14 years were analyzed and issue key words for each top 100 science and technology areas were identified after 7 years. 7 issues were derived according to the distribution of concurrent occurrences of each issue keyword.   It also introduced 10 technology commercialization opportunities that should be noted. 1. Contact tracking system 2. Augmented Reality(AR), 3. Digital health 4. Service robot 5. Biosecurity 6. Unmanned vehicle 7. On-site diagnosis device 8. Electronic conference system 9. Cloud data storage device 10. Digital education Platform, etc.   The government's R&D investment fields and strategies in the post-corona era were also presented. As promising investment technologies in the digital new deal field, future eco-friendly vehicles, autonomous vehicles, high-performance unmanned vehicles, artificial intelligence (AI), system semiconductors, precision medicine, smart farms, intelligent robots, and smart cities were selected. For the green new deal are fine dust, smart grid, solar power, fuel cells, wind power, and biomass.   Dr. Kum Won Cho, Acting President of KISTI, said "I look forward to the efficient use of future promising technologies that will become catalysts for technological innovation and new business creation after the Corona 19 pandemic."  
  • 252021. 01
    KISTI has concluded MoU with DataStreams to revitalize the data image
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    KISTI has concluded MoU with DataStreams to revitalize the data

    KISTI has concluded MoU with DataStreams to revitalize the data KISTI has concluded MoU with DataStreams to revitalize the data-driven research ecosystem. With this MoU, KISTI plans to establish a data-based research cooperation system by linking its science and technology information with Datastreams' big data platform 'Teraone.' In addition, KISTI  plans to develop intelligent services to strengthen the D, N, A (data, network, artificial intelligence) ecosystem, and promote mutual cooperation to apply new technologies in the domestic and overseas data management fields. Dr. Choi Hee-yoon, President of KISTI, said “With this MoU, we expect to present customized solutions for science and technology data and improve the utilization of national R&D achievements,” and “In particular, it will raise a new perspective on establishing a national R&D environment.”
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