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Korea's leading ship and offshore plant research institute, KRISO

Overview

About KRISO “KRISO addresses current issues of the country and conducts creative research to take the lead in establishing international standards by securing comprehensive research competence in developing, applying, and commercializing source technologies in the field of ship and offshore plants.”

Korea Research [KRISO] 1973

Established as Ship Research Institute affiliated with the Korea Institute of Science and Technology in 1973, KRISO has continuously conducted R&D in the field of ship and offshore plants, contributing to the development of the shipbuilding and maritime industry in Korea. Reborn in 2014 as an institution affiliated with the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, KRISO strives to conduct R&D in maritime engineering and technology by discovering the infinite value of the sea and securing various application technologies and new source technologies in preparation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. KRISO will vigorously move forward to become a global research institute that can take the lead in the maritime industry of not only Korea but also the entire world.

  • Development of engineering and basic technologies in the field of ship and offshore plants and conducting of convergence and commercialization research
  • Development and implementation of domestic and international university-institute-industry cooperation program in the field of ships and offshore plants
  • Support of national policy-making in the field of ships and offshore plants and development of strategies to counteract international regulations
  • External cooperation with relevant domestic and international institutions in the field of ships and offshore plants and fostering of experts
Name of Institution

The Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering, affiliated with the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology

Legal basis of establishment

Article 50 of the Articles of Association of the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology

Date of establishment

January 1, 2014

Number of employees as of May 2020

regular worker

180/198
  • researcher

    110/121
  • technical worker

    38/41
  • administrative worker

    32/36

non-regular worker

74/-

Unlimited contract worker

97/106
Budget Unit: million KRW

sum 130,463 Independent revenue 98,423 governmental fund, 29,004 beginning balance 3,036

Local base

Daejeon
Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering
  • Completed on April 8, 1978
  • Location Daeduk Innopolis, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
  • Site and Area 155.894㎡, 41,610㎡
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Daejeon Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering

Shipbuilding, offshore plant, maritime safety and maritime ICT and technological development

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Goseong
Seawater Energy Research Center
  • Completed on 2005. 12. 21
  • Location Jukwang-myeon, Goseong-gun, Gangwon
  • Site and Area 13.464㎡, 2.789㎡
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Goseong Seawater Energy Research Center

Development of technologies for ocean thermal energy conversion and air conditioning system using deep seawater

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Geojae
Offshore Plant Industry Support Center
  • Completed on 2017. 11. 26
  • Location Jangmok-myeong, Geojae-si, Gyeongnam
  • Site and Area 98.037㎡, 7.674㎡
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Geojae Offshore Plant Industry Support Center

Localization of maritime apparatuses and materials and support of relevant industry

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Busan
Deep Sea Engineering Research Center
  • Completed on 2018. 11. 29
  • Location Saenggok Complex, Gangseo-gu, Busan
  • Site and Area 27.736㎡, 17.787㎡ (Water tank: 100x50x15 m, Deep sea pit: 50 m)
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Busan Deep Sea Engineering Research Center

Reproduction of deep sea environment and evaluation of maritime structure plant performance

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