History

2017

September

MoU was signed with University of Taxas at Dallas International Future Semiconductor InnvatION and commercialization(UTD InFUSION), Kukmin University, Seoul to conduct a collaborative research on developing corrosion module of Comprehensively INtegrated Environment for advanced MAterials Simulation(CINEMAS).

2016

September

MOU was signed with Center for Digital Innovation(CDI), Christ University Bangalore for cooperation in SW area.

2015

December

MOU was signed with Karnataka Science & Technology promotion society (KSTePS) to develop global knowledge platform.

August

IKST office shifted to new facility at NCC Windsor building.

March

New office space was identified and related activities were initiated.

2014

October

Transition in IKST board of directors

2013

October

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed with International Center for Material Sciences (ICMS), Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) and KIST during the visit of Prof. C.N.R.Rao to Korea for "Cooperation in Joint research projects, symposium and workshops."

2012

May

Agreement was signed with Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies for conducting the Research Study on "Science and Technology Map of India".

2011

November

Indo-Korea Science and Technology platform was held in association with CII and DST.

2010

January

Korea – India Cooperation Centre inaugurated by former Indian President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam in the presence of Dr. Ahn Byeong-man, Hon. Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Republic of South Korea, Dr. Min Dong-pil, Director of KRCF, Dr. Han Hong-taek, Director of KIST, Dr. Balaram, Director, IISc. , Dr. Balakrishnan, Associate Director of IISc. and Dr. Rajiv Sharma, Adviser and Head of International Cooperation, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.

2009

December

Appointment of head of the proposed Korea India Partnership Centre.

2008

August

First GKP workshop conducted in Korea in the areas of Materials science & technology, Renewable Energy, Water Resources & Environment.

April - October

KIST conducts a field survey to identify right location to establish Korea-India Partnership center to establish GKP.

February

Former Indian President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam participates in the Presidential inauguration ceremony of Dr. Lee Myeong-bak and reaffirms Korea – India partnership through GKP.

2007

April

Korean Presidential candidate Dr. Lee Myeong-bak and former President of India Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam hold discussions to bring the two countries together by developing Global Knowledge Platform (GKP) so that some of the advanced technologies developed in Korea can be used for developing rural India.

2006

July

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and KIST enters into agreement for doing collaborative research.

February

Dr. D. H Kunn, President, Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST) and Dr. Rajiv Sharma, Adviser & Head International Cooperation, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop further cooperation in the field of prospective technologies for common benefit of two countries.