Main Functions

  • Foresight and Future Strategy for Science & Technology
  • Science and Technology Policy Planning and Coordination
  • Coordination of Government R&D Programs and Budget Allocation
  • Evaluation of National R&D Program Performance
  • Global S&T Cooperation & Collaboration
  • Feasibility Study on National R&D Programs

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Science and Technology Policy Planning and Coordination


Establish systems for sharing and spreading R&D-related knowledge and information

Science and Technology Policy Planning and Coordination

  • Overview
    • In order to lead the creative economy and to strengthen the competitiveness of national science and technology, we establish the national science and technology policies and plans in addition to planning, operating, and improving related systems.

      Legal Basis: Article 7 of the Framework Act on Science and Technology and Article 5 of the Special Act on Support of Scientist and Engineers for Strengthening National Science and Technology Competitiveness.

  • Main area
    • Policy planning for Science & Technology
      • Establishing the basic plan for national science and technology every 5 years, the highest standing plan in science and technology operated by all government departments, in addition to checking the annual action-plan and its outcome every year.
      • Establishing the personnel policies in science & technology such as the Science and Technology Human Resource Development Plan, the Creative Human Resource Development Plan, etc.
      • Establishing the Regional Science and Technology Promotion Plan and reviewing its outcome.
    • Coordination of the Science & Technology Policies
      • Analyzing the mid- and long-term plans in science and technology operated by all government departments and performing in-depth analyses of related issues.
      • Providing operational support for the plenary sessions, steering committees, and special committees in the National Science and Technology Council, in addressing contemporary issues in science and technology policies and plans.
    • Planning and running the operation system related to R&D programs
      • Providing supports for legislating and amending the laws related to national R&D programs, in addition to planning and applying relevant measures, and improving related systems.

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