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ICT Innovatorleading the 4th Industrial Revolution

Chronology

ETRI was established to fulfill these purposes!

It Creates, develops, and populaizes new knowledge and technology of information communications. and the eletronic field. Also. it trains specialists to contribute to the development of the economy and society.

2010 ~ 2015
2015
  • High five escort technology
2014
  • OCESTRA, Optical Internet technology
2013
  • Automated valet parking technology using a smart phone
2012
  • 100 times faster optical Internet technology
  • Korean/English portalble automatic interpretation technology
2011
  • Portable Korean-English translation technology developed
  • Permeability-adjustable transparent display developed
2010
  • Developed world’s first 4-generation mobile communication system ‘LTE-Advanced’
  • Smart Ship technology developed
2000 ~ 2009
2009.01
  • Newly established 'Research Strategy Laboratory' to develop research designs and systems by linking research planning to commercialization.
  • SMMD-based 4D hands-on experience system developed
2008.07
  • Established the "Advanced Solar Technology Research Division" under the Convergence Components & Materials Research Laboratory
  • Transferred the "Daegu Embedded Software Research Center" from the Software & Content Research Laboratory and Placed it under the direct contrl of the President(4 research laboratories, 2 research divisions, 2 centers, and 1 affiliated research institue)
2008.02
  • Affiliation changed from MOST to MKE; Open R&DB organization system built especially for research on convergence technology and to accumulate core tochnology(4 research laboratories, 2 research divisions, 1 center, 1 affiliated research institute).
2007.01
  • Institute management by research area focusing on IT convergence(4 areas, 1 center, 9 research teams). Institute management by function(1 research team, 1 office
2005.12
  • Established IT Fusion·Component Laboratory (1Lab./10 Divisions/1 Center)
2004.10
  • Affiliation of MOST Changed
2004.01
  • Reform of the organization to a development business structure which is adequate for new growth in IT(1 research institute, 9 division, 3 administrative offices)
2002.04
  • Restructured into 6 Technology Laboratories, 3 Divisions and 1 Affiliated Organization
2001.04
  • Restructured into 6 Technology Laboratories, 2 Divisions and 1 Affiliated Organization
2000.01
  • National Security Research Institute Established an Affiliated of ETRI
1990 ~ 1999
1999.01
  • Affiliation Changed to KOCI of Office of the Prime Minister
1998.04
  • Restructured into 4 Technology Laboratories and 3 Divisions
1997.01
  • The Institute`s Korean Title Changed
1996.04
  • SERI Incorporated into ETRI as an Affiliate
1992.03
  • Affiliation of ETRI Changed(from MOST to MIC)
1980 ~ 1989
1985.03
  • ETRI Established(MOST, Consolidation of KIET and KETRI)
1981.01
  • KETRI Established(MOST)
1980.12
  • Affiliation of KTRI Changed(from MIC to MOST)
1976 ~ 1979
1977.12
  • KTRI Established(MIC)
1976.12
  • KECRI Established, an Affiliate of KIST(MOST)
  • KIET Established(MOCI)
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