SNU was selected as one of the three best institutes for technology transfer and commercialization. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) reviewed 300 public institutes and made the ‘2015 Technology Transfer and Commercialization Index.’ SNU was ranked highest among research/education institutes with Yonsei University and Sungkyunkwan University following in second and third place, respectively. Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) and the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) scored highest among basic research institutes and commercialization institutes, respectively. The average technology transfer rate of public research institutes was 31.7 percent, a small rise from 2014’s 31.2 percent.
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