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Dissemination of Standards and Knowledge on Measurement

As the National Metrology Institute for dissemination of the International System of Units, KRISS runs the Center for Calibration and Measurement Services as an exclusive unit to disseminate measurement standards, offering calibration and testing services and CRMs worldwide. These services contribute to boosting the quality of industrial products, especially in semiconductors, shipbuilding and aerospace in Korea to befit that of the international level. KRISS also operates training courses in metrology to transfer KRISS’ exclusive cutting-edge measurement technologies and knowledge, and know-how on measurement for the workforce involved in industries, academia, institutes and developing country’s NMIs. This paves the way for intensifying the national industrial competitiveness by seeking to scale up the level of precision measurement technologies in domestic industries.

Division of the Technology Services_Director Dr. Kyun-Shik Chae

Standars and Measurement Services : Calibration, Testing & Services
Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Calibrations 13,115 12,585 12,055 11,179 9,760
Testings 2,288 2,106 2,307 2,169 2,212
CRMs 3,095 3,134 3,404 3,604 3,635

						Consulting on technical difficulties - Consulting on technical difficulties on industrial sites,
						Hidden Champion - Fostering promising SMEs as the world’s top hidden champions Program,
						Home Doctor Program - Offering one-on-one customized technical support for SMEs by KRISS specialists,
						Technical Consulting - Technical support to address technical difficulties requested by customers,
						Joint usage of research instrument - A program to disclose and utilize high-end measurement instrument,
						Start Up Venture Companies Support Program - A program for machinery support for would-be entrepreneurs,
						Measurement Club - KRISS’ iconic information exchange network on measurement

SME Boosting Service

KRISS has been providing a variety of technology service programs for its clients in ways that promote the effective and efficient dissemination of national measurement standards and technologies across the nation. Our technology service programs consist of R&D collaboration, technology transfers and commercialization, and networking activities. These services are offered through open networks with thousands of client organizations, which include industry, academia, and research institutes.

01. Hidden Champion Fostering Program

KRISS supports the Korean economy through programs that provide stepwise plans for SMEs to resolve technical obstacles and streamline manufacturing processes. KRISS plans to foster ‘Hidden Champions’ with high growth potential in the global market

02. Home Doctor Program

KRISS operates a Home Doctor Program in which its specialists offer one-on-one customized supports to SMEs, including on-site technical consultations, hands-on training at KRISS, etc. No financial commitment is levied by SMEs who want to participate in the program.

03. Measurement Club

This is a network of measurement experts, industrial users, equipment manufacturers. Currently 6,000 members are participating in 24 diverse club areas, such as pressure, X-ray diffraction, hardness, surface analysis, antenna and temperature-humidity, etc. KRISS effectively transfers measurement know-how to SMEs through various activities.

04. StartUp Incubator Program

KRISS operates the Startup Incubator Program to contribute to building startup-friendly environments. KRISS plays a role in promoting startup-friendly business culture with a range of support for the design and production of pilot products, thereby ensuring that potential entrepreneurs’ ideas can be materialized as a startup business and subsequently commercialized.