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과학기술정책연구원(STEPI)홈페이지에 오신 것을 환영합니다. STEPI는 창조경제, 국민행복, 세계공영을 구현하기위한 과학기술정책연구의 글로벌 싱크탱크로 거듭나겠습니다. 과학기술정책연구원장 송종국
제13대 과학기술정책연구원장 송종국

STEPI strives to become a global think tank in the area of science and technology policy research to promote the national interests and welfare of our people, and contribute to the international community.

Today, science technology increasingly affects all corners of our society, which signifies that STEPI has a greater role to play going forward. in the past, science technology aimed to boost economic growth and strengthen industrial competitiveness, and now it should embrace social issues and contribute to the international community.

We are living in an era when global-level megatrends are giving rise to new social issues, Finding a solution to these issues requires a new paradigm in science and technology. In the context, STEPI will remain fully committed to science and technology policy research, which will be vital not only to society also the country as a whole.

STEPI aspire to increase confidence in policy alternatives by responding in advance to policy demands and conducting evidence-based research. By strengthening the quality of internal research, building interactive networks with external experts and exchanging with interested parties in the field.

we will address the growing complexity of social issues and gain broader social acceptance for policy alternatives. Additionally, STEPI, hopes to play a fundamental role in enhancing the country's national prestige and fostering international cooperation by developing a model for science and technology cooperation that can contribute to international society.

Advancing into the future, STEPI will exhibit a new kind of leadership in science and technology policy research to promote national interests and the welfare of our people, and contribute to international community. We look to you for greater interest and support. Thank you.president jong-guk song

President's Portrait
Education
1990.5 Ph.D. in Economics, Graduate School of Texas A&M University / 1982.2 M.A. in Economics, Graduate School of Sogang University / 1980.2 B.A. in Economics, Sogang University
Professional Positions
2011.8 ~ 12th President, Science and Technology Policy Institute(STEPI)/ 2013.1 ~ 2013.2 Executive Advisor of the Education and Science Policy Division, The 18th Presidential Transition Committee/ 2012.9 ~ Governing Board Member, International Research and Training Centre for Science and Technology Strategy (CISTRAT)/ 2012.5 ~ Member of Advisory Committee, Global Human Resource Forum/ 2012.3 ~ Fellow, Natural Science Subcommittee, Korean National Commission for UNESCO/ 2011.12 ~ Member, The National Academy of Engineering of Korea/ 2010.3 ~ 2011.2 President, Korean Society for Technology Management and Economics/ 2006.10 ~ 2011.8 Co-Chairman, Technology Evaluation Committee, Korea Technology Finance Corporation