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  • KOITA supports the commercialization of new technology and contributes to boosting researchers' morale by operating a new technology certification program and several award initiatives.

    Also, KOITA recommends candidates who have made great contributions to national economic growth through the development and commercialization of new technologies for national awards.

    Procurement Precertification for Innovative Research
    KOITA promotes the purchase of innovative products by designating products that are recognized for technological innovation among those that commercialized the technology of completion of national R & D projects under the Ministry of Science and ICT(introduced in 2020).
    Engineer of the Korea Award
    KOITA selects and awards engineers from small-medium-large enterprises who have made great contribution to the advancement of national and corporate competitiveness through technological innovations in the industrial circle (introduced in 2002).
    New Excellent Technology (NET) Certification
    KOITA discovers new domestically developed technologies in the early stages and supports their early advancement into the market by certifying their excellence in promoting commercialization and technology trade, and enhancing the reliability of new technology products (introduced in 1993).
    New Excellent Product(NEP) Certification
    KOITA discovers new domestically developed products in the early stages and supports their early advancement into the market by certifying their excellence in promoting commercialization and technology trade, and enhancing the reliability of new technology products (introduced in 1993).
    IR52 Jang Young-Shil Award
    KOITA awards and promotes products developed by Korean companies using outstanding new technology every week to introduce the excellence of Korean technology and encourage researchers. The award is given jointly by KOITA and Maeil Economic Daily (introduced in 1991).
    Excellent Corporation R&D Center
    KOITA certifies that the above-mentioned Corporate R&D Center has strong growth potential, with advanced R&D capability and continuous value creating activities through technology commercialization. (introduced in 2017).