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Spreading Science Culture and Maker Culture

Science Culture Brings Down the Wall

Building science culture ecosystem in which all members of society can access and be interested in science and technology culture.

Improving Interest in Science and Technology
Promoting a science-friendly social atmosphere and public opinion through the publicizing of science and technology, supporting printed media, and projects for supporting discovery and discussion of scientific and technological issues. All of which consequently increase interest and participation in science and technology.
GLOBE Program
The GLOBE program helps educate teenagers in global environmental science in order to improve their capabilities in scientific research and to train citizens to be part of a scientific community.
Science Museum Network Cooperation
We are planning to establish a symbiotic relationship with science museums through projects that bridge the science cultural gap. These include cooperation among science museums and support for commentators working in the museums.
Science & Creativity Annual Conference
This is Korea’s largest academic conference on science and creative culture. It strengthens global interaction and collaboration, and identifies the global agenda for the future.
Supportive Projects to Vitalize the Science Culture Industry
We are establishing the base for science culture related industries, by supporting cross-discipline projects and Contents Creators.
Projects for Accreditation and Publicization of Outstanding Science Culture Products
We publicize and endorse excellent science culture material, including science literature.
Development of Science, Technology, and ICT Contents
We develop and supply science culture contents that correspond to the latest ICT trends, with the intent of enhancing the scientific knowledge and creativity of people. We also operate a Science Level-Up program that provides scientific knowledge step-by-step.
Vitalizing Science Culture Social Contribution of Enterprises
We run programs for consulting, research, and publicizing to vitalize the social contribution of enterprises via science culture.
Vitalizing Science Communication
We organize scientific activities and public performances with a youth focus, to create a forum where science communicators can thrive. There are diverse programs in operation; Science Night Live (SNL): science communication program for adults, Science Busking: street science performance, Science Crash (Gwajangchang): science podcast.
Online Science Times
An online science newspaper that publishes the latest in-depth science articles to establish consensus of people and to vitalize science communication.
Science All
An online science portal that provides various science contents to promote science literacy and increase the interest of the target audience
Supporting Science and Technology Broadcasting
Helping to enhance people’s understanding of science and technology and sharing scientific knowledge through supporting science broadcasting productions.
Out-of-School Science Classes
Out-of-school science classes for youth with science lectures, experiments, and creative hands-on activities provided in local community centers nationwide.
Support for Science Culture Activities of Independent Organizations
To encourage self-directed and creative science culture activities of private companies. Development of science content and science programs are supported for independent organizations.
Neighborhood Science Club
Supporting citizen-led research that solves social problems with science and technology.
Korea Science & Creativity Festival
Korea’s largest science festival comprised of excellent science culture content and hands-on, open-to-all programs for anyone to come and observe, experience, and interact with science and its communities.
Local Science Festival
Regional Science and Culture Festivals are held in 12 local government regions (excluding metropolitan regions) in order to standardize opportunities of experiencing science among different regions, and to facilitate balanced regional development.
Youth Science Club (YSC)
Supporting science clubs in elementary & middle schools nationwide to promote joint research activities of youth and to increase scientific knowledge and interest in science.
National Youth Science Competitions
Hosting competitions in two demonstration events, mechatronics and scientific computing to improve scientific inquiry capability and imagination of youths.
Career Support Center for Science and Technology Human Resources
Encouraging outstanding human resources to pursue further studies in natural science and engineering. Providing career-supporting programs in connection with promising science & technology fields. Promoting advancements in science & technology, and the development of potential talent.
Creating Maker Spaces
Open-to-all innovative spaces with equipment and resources that allows product, sharing, and cooperation of ideas and turning them into ‘Maker Activities’.
Spreading Maker Culture
To promote the construction of an ecosystem encompassing all of society, where innovative capabilities are cultivated and accumulated through the maker concept. This is achieved through the operation of various participatory programs that spread Maker Culture.
Leading Projects in Innovative Jobs
Through Design Thinking problem-solving program that reflects the latest science and technology trends, we cultivate young innovators who solve industrial and social problems through innovative thinking.
Creative Idea Labs
Creative spaces that assists in enhancing people’s creativity and imagination by supporting development and realization of their ideas.
Planning, Researching, and Inquiring in Science Culture
Planning, researching and inquiring science culture trends in, and outside of, the country to come up with strategies in response to changes in the environment.