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Korea Small Business Institute(KOSI) is the research institution for the sustainable development of SMEs.

Organizational Objectives and History of KOSI


KOSI has been established to contribute to the formulation of national SME policies and to the development and further growth of SMEs in addition to the enhancement of SMEs’ global competitiveness through comprehensive research on SME-related issues.


  • 2021. 06.
    Inauguration of the 8th CEO Dong Yoon oh
  • 2020. 04.
    Inauguration of the 7th CEO Byungheon Lee
  • 2017. 11.
    Inauguration of the 6th CEO Dong-Yul Kim
  • 2016. 04.
    Relocation of KOSI to Shindaebang-dong
  • 2015. 01.
    Designated as a Non-Classified Public Institution
  • 2014. 08.
    Inauguration of the 5th CEO Se-jong Kim
  • 2012. 07.
    Relocated to Small Business DMC Tower, San- gam-dong, Seoul
  • 2012. 05.
    Inauguration of the 4th CEO Dong-sun Kim
  • 2012. 02.
    Designated as a small business-specialized re- search institute (Small and Medium Business Ad- ministration)
  • 2009. 04.
    Inauguration of the 3rd CEO Ji-jong Chang
  • 2007. 09.
    Inauguration of the 2nd CEO Hong-geon Choe
  • 2004. 07.
    Reestablished as the independent foundation Korea Small Business Institute Inauguration of the 1st CEO In-ho Kim
  • 1993. 07.
    Established as an affiliate of the Small Business Foundation

77, Sindaebang 1ga-gil, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, 07074 Korea.
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