KIRO pursues selection and concentration for strategic securement of key technology for making robots. Based on the government’s core technology developing vision and researchers’ R&D competence, KIRO selected four research category to procure competitiveness in the world: hydrospace robots, medical robots, working support robots, and cultural robots.
The research field of core robots: developing robot research platforms for various commercialization of four categorizations
The researchers aim to secure competitiveness of research development in the world market and domestic robot R&D’s differentiation and practicality based on the three research areas - industrialization, application, and self-based technology.
To achieve this, they, specifically, play a bridge role with practicality technology researches in the industry which pursues commercialization with university/affiliated research institutes that develop basic and applied technology.