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History

HISTORY

This is a history of KRICT which contributes to increase the competitiveness of the chemical industry and to resolve the national and social issues.

  • 2010~2019
    • 2017. 07.Affiliation changed from Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning to Ministry of Science and ICT
    • 2016. 09.The 40th Anniversary of KRICT
    • 2016. 03.Establishment of Biochemistry Commercialization Center in Ulsan(currently Center for Bio-based Chemistry)
    • 2013. 03.Affiliation changed from Ministry of Knowledge Economy to Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
    • 2012. 12.Selected as the World’s Most Innovative Research Institutions by Thomson Reuters
    • 2012. 03.Establishment of New Chemical Commercialization Research Center in Ulsan(currently Research Center for Advanced Specialty Chemicals)
    • 2011. 05.Establishment of KRICT-CNU, Graduate School of Drug Discovery and Development
  • 2000~2009
    • 2008. 02.Affiliation changed from Ministry of Science and Technology to Ministry of Knowledge Economy
    • 2006. 09.The 30th Anniversary of KRICT
    • 2004. 10.Affiliation changed from Office of the Prime Minister to Ministry of Science and Technology
    • 2002. 01.Establishment of Korea Institute of Toxicology as an annex of KRICT
    • 2001. 01.Change of the organization name to KRICT
    • 2000. 03.Establishment of the Korea Chemical Bank
  • 1990~1999
    • 1999. 02.Affiliation changed from Ministry of Science and Technology to Office of the Prime Minister
    • 1996. 03.Development of the first domestic new pesticide ‘Sunbong’
    • 1995. 06.Development of enzymatic de-inking technology for the recycling of waste papers
    • 1994. 03.Development of manufacturing process for high purity polycrystalline silicon
    • 1994. 02.Development of fine chemical substance ‘polybutene’
    • 1993. 11.Development of Microcapsule for drug delivery
  • 1980~1989
    • 1982. 05.Development of strong adhesive resin ‘Atpoly’
    • 1982. 02.Development of Disinfectant & Bleach Oxyclean
    • 1980. 12.Affiliation changed from Minister of Commerce and Industry to Ministry of Science and Technology