The CODATA member organization for Korea is the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI).

Headquarters Address: 245 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 34141, Korea
Main Tel : +82-42-869-1004, 1234   Fax: +82-42-869-0969
Web Page: http://www.kisti.re.kr/eng/

Korea national committee for CODATA is appointed as the corresponding body for CODATA which functioning under direction of Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) supported from the National Research Council of Science and Technology (NST) by the Government Prime Minister’s organization for research and development.


Principle Contacts

Dr. Lee, Sang Hwan 



Research Data Hub Center, Division of National Science and Technology Data, 
Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information 
Email: sanglee@kisti.re.kr 
Dr. Choi, Hee-yoon 
(National Delegation)	

President, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information
Email: hychoi@kisti.re.kr 


The most significant data issues and activities

Establishment of a National Data Governance System

  • Development of legal system and policies for data management and co-utilization
  • Design of national research data management platform for integrated data service
  • Development Collaborative Big Data Analysis System

EDISON (EDucation-research Integration through Simulation Onthe Net, https://www.edison.re.kr/)

  • EDISON is collaborative computational science service, which was awarded HPC Innovation Excellence Award for improving R&D productivity and expansion of HPC community

NDSL(National Digital Science Library, https://www.edison.re.kr/)-NTIS(National Science & Technology Information Service,  http://www.ntis.go.kr/) Convergence Information Service

  • Development of integrated navigation service for patent, publication, project and report
  • NTIS was awarded UN Public Award for its open service for national R&D information to the public and its contribution in laying foundation for open NTIS


Activities Planned for 2017

  • July 2017 - Discussion meeting for national level scientific data governance and Strategy: Massive discussion meeting amongst scientist and policy makers resolving data-intensive research issues and support scientific data policies
  • September 2017 - Open Science Forum 2017: Multilateral collaborations between scientific data research project stake holders


National Committee

Highlights since 2012

Past Achievements