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NIMS International Research Centers and the Corporate Joint Research Centers actively grapple with problem-solving and outcome-oriented research.

2016.04.01 Update

NIMS has established International Research Centers such as MANA, GREEN, and CMI2, to grapple with problem-solving type research projects sponsored by the government and various other institutions, and Joint Research Centers for close promotion of joint research on technical problems proposed by private companies, and is actively engaged in outcome-oriented research.

Research Centers

Aiming to become the one of the world’s largest research center for nanoarchitectonics and materials fields.
Cultivating Open Innovation : As a Core Project of TIA Nano-Green
Elements Strategy Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials
A world center dedicated for research and development of novel high-performance permanent magnets free of critical scarce elements.
International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS)
NIMS’s unique system helps active research of talented young scientists from all over the world
Research Center for Structural Materials (RCSM)
A national research hub to pursue fundamental researches on structural materials for national resilience and industrial competitiveness
Center for Materials Research by Information Integration (CMI2)
JST Support program for starting up innovationhub, Information Integration, new scientific approach for materials research

Corporate Joint Research Centers

NIMS Saint-Gobain Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials
The world two leaders in glass-technology (SG) and nanotechnology (NIMS) make strongest collaboration to produce advanced materials for next generation habitat and construction, which meet growing demands of energy efficiency and environmental protection.

National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN