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Vision and Mission

The purpose of KAIST Center for Industrial Future Strategy (CIFS) is

  • 01

    to broaden our understanding of the changing landscape of innovation and entrepreneurship in our society and to enlighten the direction towards where our society and industry should step forward through rigorous research on unexplored emerging innovation issues of our society in collaboration with leading scholars of the world

  • 02

    to enhance our understanding of emerging innovations and their evolution and interaction with our society and industry from the perspective of strategy and policy through active communication with leaders from various areas of our society CIFS also aims

  • 03

    to illuminate the future of transformation of an economy including Korea as well as firms and other organizations under the new innovation paradigm of digitization and industrial revolution.

The vision is to become one of leading research organizations in innovation and entrepreneurship areas contributing to the Schumpeterian evolution of our society.


In order to achieve this goal, CIFS pursues following activities:

  • Promotion of collaborative research among members (CIFS Research Group)
  • nternational conference support (AIEA-NBER Conference Series)
  • Annual CIFS Workshop
  • CIFS Boot Camp on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • CIFS Seminar Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • CIFS Awards on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • CIFS Working Paper Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • CIFS Global Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge sharing and learning activity with private and public sectors leaders
  • Small group forum series with leaders in private and public sectors
  • Knowledge dissemination (U-tube, FB, LinkedIn, etc.)

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