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  • Green Technology Center

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    The Green Technology Center (GTC) is a government affiliated research institute under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) that provides national green technology R&D policies and coordinates related domestic/international organizations to support sustainable development of other countries based on green/climate change technologies. GTC serves as Korea’s gateway for global green technology cooperation, as it connects developed and developing countries for growth and diffusion of green technology and strategies.

  • Korea Environment Corporation

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    Korea Environment Corporation (KECO) is a public sector organization  with the mission to Contribute to ecofriendly national development through the improvement of environment and promotion of resource recycling.

  • Korea Institute of Energy Research

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    Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) is a public sector research organization with a focus on energy technology research and development in the areas of energy efficiency, new and renewable energy, and climate change. KIER is particularly strong in RD&D related to coal-fired technology. It was established in 1977 and serves as a research & development hub for climate change mitigation technologies and plays a role in bridging industrial needs with work being undertaken by R&D institutes. 

  • Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute

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    Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI] is a public sector, research and academic institution specialized in electrical engineering and  established in 1976 with the mission to play 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.

  • Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology

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    Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB) is dedicated to biotechnology research across a broad span of expertise from basic studies for the fundamental understanding of life phenomena to applied studies and business development. KRIBB has been active in conducting inter-regional research connected to climate change in various fields in approach to generate economic growth engine and to provide solutions to international agenda.

  • Korean Research Institute of Standards and Science

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    Since 1975, KRISS has been developing measurement standards and technologies as the national metrology institute of Korea. To cope with global climate change, KRISS supports many developing countries in the fields of gas analysis, thermometry and humidity sharing related standards. KRISS develops measurement and evaluation techniques for emission inventories of GHGs, monitoring techniques for background GHG mixing ratios, and the measurement technologies of key parameters in temperature and humidity.

  • Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology

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    KICT contributes to the development of the Korean construction industry, improves quality of life standards, furthers national economic growth and improves social welfare. KICT promotes original technology in the fields of land, infrastructure and construction.    

  • Korea Institute of Science and Technology

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    Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is a premier research institute that aims to improve the quality of life and to create a better future. KIST was established in 1966 as the first government-funded research institute in Korea. Since that, KIST has been on the forefront of national development. KIST's research in the field of environment and climate change focuses on clean energy and greening cities through technology.

  • Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute

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    Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute KEITI is a quasi-governmental organization affiliated with the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea. KEITI’s core task is to establish national environmental R&D plans and to facilitate the development and commercialization of cutting-edge green technologies. With this expertise, KEITI has contributed to transferring green appropriate technologies to developing countries and provided core tools for green growth. KEITI has more than 10 years of experience in technology- based global environmental cooperation.

  • Korea Railroad Research Institute

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    Korea Railroad Research Insititute (KRRI) was established in 1996. Its main tasks are to develop new railcar and infrastructure technology such as high-speed trains (HEMU-430X), CNG-hybrid bimodal trains, wireless trams, etc. KRRI promotes the Korean railway industries through R&D on railway technology, operation and applications. KRRI has developed environmental technologies to decrease air pollution, noise and  carbon footprint and to increase energy savings. 

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