The department’s mission is Research
to improve the competitiveness of the country’s construction industry by supporting start-ups and encouraging cooperation between government-funded institutions and SMEs. It operates Construction Startup Promotion Center, Global Business Division, Technology Commercialization Division and Construction Information Service Division to provide multifaceted support to SMEs so that they can advance into domestic and international markets. The Construction Startup Promotion Center helps startups begin their businesses within and out of the KICT, provides technical consultation, and operates KICT affiliates and online-tooffline (O2O) services with local governments. The Global Business Division offers support to SMEs regarding entering into global markets and construction R&D to improve their international competitiveness. The Technology Commercialization Division supports the qualitative management advancement of patents and technology transfer projects. The Construction Information Service Division provides information about government-run databases such as the Construction Technology Digital Library (CODIL) and the Overseas Information System for Construction Engineering (OVICE).
01 Smart Construction Promotion Center
02 Global Business Division
03 Technology Commercialization Division
04 Construction Information Service Division
05 Regional Cooperation Center