NIMS International Research Centers and the Corporate Joint Research Centers actively grapple with problem-solving and outcome-oriented research.
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.
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
Corporate Joint Research Centers
NIMS-TOYOTA Materials Center of Excellence for Sustainable Mobility
The collaborative research between NIMS and Toyota aims at elucidating the mechanism of fundamental phenomena and developing generic technology for creating next-generation automotive materials, and breaking through technical barriers in materials development. As development is urgently required from the viewpoint of environmental and energy problems, the research will start with next generation batteries for automobiles, then expand successively to include other materials that might help to protect the environment and conserve energy.
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.
NIMS-DENKA Center of Excellence for Next Generation Materials