Creative marine science and technology
We Contribute to the development of the marine industry.

History

Today ~ 2010

2018. 09
Cho Seung-hwan appointed as the Sixth President
2017. 06
Renamed Korea Institute of Marine Science & Technology Promotion
2017. 06
Transformed into a specialized national agency in accordance with the Marine Science and Technology Cultivation Act (06.28)
2017. 04
Yeon Yeong-jin appointed as the Fifth President
2015. 01
Designated as a quasi-government agency (quasi-government agency for contracted implementation)
2013. 08
Lim Gwang-su appointed as the Fourth President
2013. 06
Transformed into a legal public institution (Framework Act on Marine Fishery Development (enforced on June 19, 2013))
2010. 05
Shin Pyeong-shik appointed as the Third President

2005 ~ 2009

2009. 10
Renamed Korea Institute of Marine Science & Technology Promotion
2009. 07
Lee Jang-hun appointed as the Second President
2009. 01
Designated as a public institute
2008. 06
Designated as the specialized agency to carry out R&D programs under the Ministry of Land, Transport, and Maritime Affairs
(Operational regulation for R&D projects of the Ministry of Land, Transport, and Maritime Affairs)
2006. 05
Held the opening ceremony
2006. 05
Designated as the specialized agency to carry out R&D programs in marine science and technology
(Operational regulation for R&D projects in marine science and technology)
2006. 03
Gwon Mun-sang appointed as the First President
2005. 11
Received approval for the foundation of the Korea Institute of Marine Science & Technology Promotion (Minister of Ocean and Fisheries)