Introduction: Welcome to the Fisheries Science Research Organization, a renowned research and development unit with strong capabilities in marine science and technology. Our organization is committed to the advancement of knowledge in various areas, including the culture of aquatic plants and animals, development of seafood products, and policy development. With eleven major research institutes, we strive to be at the forefront of fisheries research and contribute to the sustainable management and utilization of marine resources.
Institute of Fisheries Sciences: The Institute of Fisheries Science, one of our prominent research institutes, conducts advanced studies on the production, assessment, and management of fisheries resources. Our dedicated team focuses on various aspects such as aquaculture and resource ecology, food processing and marketing, marine and fisheries biotechnology, and fisheries policy. By conducting multidisciplinary studies, we aim to address the complex challenges faced by the fisheries industry.
Institute of Polar Resource Research: Climate change in polar areas has brought about significant environmental changes worldwide. To address these changes and ensure the sustainable management and utilization of polar resources, we established the Institute of Polar Resource Research. This institute plays a crucial role in studying the impact of climate change on marine species, as well as estimating and managing fisheries resources in polar regions.
Feeds and Foods Nutrition Research Center: Recognizing the increasing national competitiveness of the industry, the Feeds and Foods Nutrition Research Center focuses on the research and development of feed nutrition in fish culture and livestock. As the only recognized organization for feed quality examination in the Gyeongnam area, our center contributes to the improvement and safety of feed and feed materials. We work closely with related companies to enhance quality control and facilitate the systematic improvement of feed nutrition.
Fisheries Science & Technology Center (FSTC): Since its establishment in 2002, the Fisheries Science & Technology Center has been dedicated to developing aquaculture techniques applicable to local conditions. Our center actively supports fisheries management, solving field problems, and raising fishery experts. Through applied technologies and environmentally friendly high-value production, we contribute to the income increase of fishermen and the improvement of coastal environments.
Institute of Aquatic Life Medicine: The Institute of Aquatic Life Medicine focuses on developing efficient control measures against infectious and non-infectious diseases in aquatic organisms. Our advanced research on disease mechanisms, prophylactics, and therapeutics aims to safeguard the health and well-being of aquatic organisms, ultimately benefiting the entire fisheries industry.
Research Institute of Marine Fisheries Education: Our research institute provides essential support for the development of regional specialization education methods and the research and development of teaching strategies for fisheries and marine education. By contributing to vocational education in the fisheries and marine sector, we aim to nurture skilled professionals and promote sustainable practices within the industry.
Institute of Food Science: Initially established in 1975 to lead the development of the Korean fishery food industry, the Institute of Food Science has evolved into a comprehensive research institute. Our focus lies in researching and applying technology related to the production, storage, and cleanliness of food resources. We collaborate with the government, publish research reports, and actively participate in seminars and lectures to disseminate knowledge.
Institute of Low-Carbon Marine Production Technology: The Institute of Low-Carbon Marine Production Technology strives to analyze and address carbon exhaustion in the fishery industry. Through systematic research, we develop low-carbon exhaustion technologies to foster an eco-friendly fishery food industry. Our efforts contribute to mitigating the industry's carbon footprint and promoting sustainable practices.
Marine Industry Policy Research Institute: Situated in the "Rim land," Korea's significance in terms of economy, society, culture, military, and politics continues to grow. The Marine Industry Policy Research Institute plays a crucial role in conducting foundation research and developing an international maritime fishery cooperation system. By combining international maritime fishery information and promoting discussions on ocean boundaries, resource use, and control, we aim to contribute to the sustainable management of marine resources.
Institute of Marine Life Sciences: The Institute of Marine Life Sciences aims to improve the competitiveness of the nation by studying and developing maritime life engineering. Our dedicated researchers contribute to the study and industrial development of maritime life engineering relatives, furthering our understanding and utilization of marine resources.
Institute of Marine Living Modified Organisms: Established as an institute to nurture outstanding intellectuals in the field of maritime fishery organisms, the Institute of Marine Living Modified Organisms evaluates research and conducts relative studies. As an authorized organization, we are committed to implementing domestic performance systems and promoting cooperation across countries. Our tasks include comprehensive evaluation, research, and development of maritime fishery organisms.
Conclusion: The Fisheries Science Research Organization stands as a leading institution in the field of marine science and technology. With our multidisciplinary approach and dedicated research institutes, we strive to advance knowledge, promote sustainable practices, and contribute to the growth of the fisheries industry. By emphasizing research and development, we aim to address the evolving challenges faced by the marine ecosystem and the global fishery sector. Join us in our journey towards a sustainable and prosperous future for marine resources and the communities that rely on them.