Title : THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Stamp Serial#
1850 
KPC#
C-1401 
MICHEL#
1874 
StanGib#
2185 
Scott#
1864 
Date of Issue
02/10/1996 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
150 won 
Design
Number "30" and structure of molecules 
Designer
Cho Jong-hyun 
Image Area
32mm*22mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5*4 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
February 10, 1996 marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), which was established to promote scientific research and technological development to meet industrial needs.

Since its inception, the Korea Institute of Science and Technology has engaged in reserch activities in basic and applied sciences and cooperative research projects with other reserch centers at home and abord as well as with the academia and industry. It has thereby supported the industrial modernization of the country through promoting the creative development of industrial technologies and acted as the driving force behind the country's economic growth and scientific development. Today, it is firmly positioned as the primary center of the nation's scientific and technological reserch activities.

In addition to focusing its research and development capabilities on the development of future-oriented technologies, basic research, and public welfare technologies, KIST is striving to yeild original research results through creating and nurturing cadres of high-caliber scientists and technologies manpower and globalizing its research programs to gear itself up for the advanced industrial society of the 21st centry.

The Ministry of Informationa and Comunications is issuing a commemrative stamp to celebrate the 30th anniversary of KIST and to publicize the importance of science and technology in the hopes that KIST will develp into a world-class research institute, contributing greatly to national development and prosperity.