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About KERI

General Information


About KERI

Since its establishment in 1976, the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) has been playing a central role in the advancement of scientific technology and industrial development in Korea by leading R&Ds and testing in the electric power, electricity and electric utility fields.
With our accumulated technological power and expertise, we intend on developing advanced fusion technologies, converging traditional technologies with IT, NT and ET. Through these efforts, we wish to lead the development of original technologies of the future and the creation of new, knowledge-based industries.

Competent ministry

Ministry of Science and ICT

Corporate body classification

Government-funded Research Institute

Main functions and roles

  • Development of power IT, new and renewable energy system technology
  • Development of electric equipment technology
  • Development of electrical parts and materials
  • Development of electronic medical instruments and electric convergence technology
  • Provision of testing and certification services on electrical devices
  • Undertaking of the necessary tasks to achieve the objectives of projects commissioned by the government, private sector, corporations and organizations, etc. including but not limited to the provision of support for technology policy establishment, vocational training, technical support and commercialization of developed technologies

History

  • Established as the Korea Electric Research and Testing Institute
  • Merged into the Korea Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Research Institute
  • Launched as the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute

Goals and Strategies

  • Management Objective
    • Leading the development of the electricity-related industries through outstanding achievements
  • Strategies
    • Create new growth engines by developing advanced technologies in the electricity and convergence technology fields
    • Lead Korea into the low-carbon, green growth era by advancing electrical energy technologies
    • Pursue innovations and dissemination of developed technologies through convergence and creativity
    • Establish an organizational culture that appeals to professionals and the public

Location

12 Bulmosan-ro 10 beon-gil, Seongsan-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do