About KICT

  • Mission

KICT contributes to the development of the Korean construction industry, improves quality of life standards, furthers national economic growth and improves social welfare. We promote original technology in the fields of land, infrastructure and construction.

  • Research and Development
    • Performance advancement technology for national infrastructure facilities
    • Response technology for natural disasters
    • Technology for eco-friendly land develop-ment
    • Technology for construction based conver-gences
    • Technology for high performance constru-ction materials
  • Policy-Making and Technology Support
    • R&D cooperation with: governments, private sector, multinational corporations and nongovernmental organizations as well as the implementation of government or private sector commissioned technology services
    • Technology transfers related to land and construction, adaptation, commercialization cooperation, and support for related industries including small and medium enterprises
    • Nurturing high skilled human resources in primary areas, establishment of technological policies for land and construction, implementation support for major national projects, and development of national standards and construction sector criteria
  • Quality Certification and Testing Services
    • Quality certification for: construction projects, equipment and materials as well as relevant accreditation, designation, inspection, testing, evaluation, and certification
KICT’s Roles and Responsibilities
  • Solve national issues and social problems through safe and reliable land and transportation technology

    Improve the quality of life of people by solving national and social problems in the field of land and transportation by ensuring safe and reliable nation, pleasant and healthy life, and human-centered smart city

  • Contribute to the innovative growth of the construction industry by leading a new construction paradigm

    Discover growth engines for the future construction industry in the advent of the fourth Industrial Revolution and contribute to the innovative growth of the construction industry by forming an innovation ecosystem, e.g., construction process improvement based on Data, Network, and AI (DNA)

  • Promote mutual prosperity in the Korean Peninsula through balanced land development

    Create national land value that is sustainable and inclusive and help achieve mutual prosperity in the Korean Peninsula by strengthening inter-Korean cooperation for the development of social overhead capital

  • Solve global problems through cooperative global infrastructure development projects

    Initiate international joint research projects to solve global issues and develop customized construction technologies to meet the demand for national lands and transportation in developing countries