Scientific and Technical Information of China, Bejing, China
- Heavens-Above provide information you need to observe satellites such as the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle, spectacular events such as the dazzlingly bright flares from Iridium satellites as well as a wealth of other spaceflight and astronomical information.
- National Informatics Centre of India
The National Informatics Centre (NIC) is a premiere organisation of
the Government of India in the field of Informatics Services and
Information Technology (IT) applications, and has been instrumental in
steering Information and Communication Technology (ICT) applications
in Government Departments at Central, State and Districts in
government services, wider transparency in government functions, and
improvement in decentralised planning and management.
- National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Bangkok, Thailand
NECTEC is a dynamic organization which is responsible for the
development of Information Technology in Thailand. Its mission is to
ensure Thailand's competitiveness in Electronics and Computer and the
use of IT to stimulate economic and social impact through own R&D
programs as well as R&D funding services to universities.
The Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China(ISTIC) was established in October, 1956. It is a national comprehensive information center directly under the Ministry of Science and Technology. Now it has 850 employees, 11 business units, 1 wholly-owned company (in Hong Kong), 3 joint venture companies and 1 stock holding company. Three civil societies use ISIC building as their headquarters. To meet the demands of national economy, science and technology and social development, ISTIC manly carries out business of collection , storage and service of scientific and technological documents, database building, information analysis and research, information service network infrastructure construction, information professionals training and media publishing etc.
Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information, Daejon City,
KISTI, was established to play a pivotal role in building the national science and technology knowledge information infrastructure. It was founded through the merger of Korea Institute of Industry and Technology Information(KINITI) and Korea Research and Development Information Center(KORDIC) in January, 2001. KISTI is currently under the supervision of the Office of the Prime Minister. KISTI will play a leading role in building the nationwide infrastructure for knowledge and information by linking the high-performance research network with its supercomputers. It will become the uppermost important institution upon which the next generation technologies will grow.
Infrastructure Enterprise Promotion Association, Taipei, Taiwan
Understanding that the promise of electronic commerce won’t be truly
realized until suitable catalyst and unbiased mechanisms are in place,
Dr. Han-Min Hsia, advisor to the President of ROC and exminister
without portfolio in charge of technology policy, established NII
Enterprise Promotion Association (NIIA) in 1996. NIIA is the first
non-profit organization in Taiwan to promote NII and introduce
leading-edge applications in Taiwan. It successfully serves as a
trendsetter as well as a bridge between the industry and government to
en-courage the development of NII in Taiwan.
Infocomm Development Authority, Singapore
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) develops,
promotes and regulates info-communications in Singapore, with the aim
of establishing Singapore as a leading infocomm hub in Asia. To
nurture an internationally competitive infocomm industry, IDA offers a
comprehensive range of programmes for both local and international
National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan
The National Institute of Informatics (NII) was founded in April 2000
as an inter-university research institute organized to conduct
comprehensive research on informatics and to develop an advanced
infrastructure for disseminating scientific information. The NII
applies a long-term perspective to a broad range of R&D, from the
basics to applications in informationrelated fields (networks,
software, multimedia, etc.). At the same time, the NII seeks a
comprehensive approach to progress in informatics research by working
closely with universities, national research institutes, and private
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization
The CSIRO ICT Centre generates leading-edge Information and
Communication Technology (ICT) solutions, and applies them to
challenges across all industry sectors, both internationally and in
Australia. We are contributing to building Australia's reputation as a
global ICT innovator.