Selecting brilliant young Korean scientists who are 45 years old or younger
Promoting active interaction between National Young Academies. And its members
Attracting interests in the field of science and technology to both Y-KAST and KAST.
In 2015, the 7th Executive Committee of KAST discussed the organizing a group of excellent young scientists in Korea.
In April 2016, the Board of Directors of KAST proposed the establishment of Y-KAST.
In 2017, The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning approved the request of budget for Y-KAST.
Young Korean Academy of Science and Technology