About NIPA

Purpose of Establishment

NIPA devotes itself to reinforcing the competitiveness of the ICT industry and contributes to the economic growth through the efficient support and laying the groundwork for the industrial technology promotion.

Major Business

Policy research and development support for the ICT industry

Help establish the foundation of the ICT industry and cultivate its human resources

Vitalize the distribution market for the development of the ICT industry and support marketing

Promote businesses related to the convergence and utilization of ICT technology

Support international exchange, cooperation, and overseas expansion related to the ICT industry

History(1998~)
    • 2015

      Jun.

      NIPA to move Headquarters to Jincheon

    • 2014

      Jun.

      Opened Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion

    • 2013

      Aug.

      Opened the Software Policy and Research Institute affiliated with NIPA

    • 2009

      Nov.

      Opened the Software Engineering Center affiliated with NIPA

      Aug.

      Established NIPA (Integrating IITA, KIPA and KIEC)

      May.

      Announced ICT industry promotion law

    • 2008

      Dec.

      Settled basic plan to establish NIPA

      Aug.

      Announced the 2nd Plan to advance Public Agency

    • 2007

      Dec.

      Completed Nurikkum Square

    • 1999

      Aug.

      Established Korea Institute For Electronic Commerce (KIEC)

      Jan.

      Established Institute for Information Technology Advancement (IITA)

    • 1998

      Sep.

      Established Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency (KIPA)