Korea Institute of Science and Technology InformationGovernment

South Korea

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Foundation: 1962

Mission: Integration: Promote connection and integration service. Interaction: Strengthen customer-centric cooperation system. Intelligence: Provide intelligent platform. Initiative: Secure global excellence.

Vision: KISTI, World-class information research institute creating values for customers KISTI is committed to seeing Korea join the world's top 7 countries in science and technology with the provision of higher value-added information, an advanced research environment and the commercialization of science and technology. KISTI is creating value with a pioneering and cooperative spirit. KISTI is also promoting its contribution to society, developing an open research environment, pursuing management with responsibility, and advancing its service for creating customer value.

History: kisti.re.kr


Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDSouth Korea
Business, Management and Accounting 828th322nd696th46th
Computer Science 620th298th517th58th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 576th319th508th37th
Mathematics 496th203rd398th27th
Physics and Astronomy 682nd351st608th58th
Social Sciences 676th208th596th30th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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