Cooperation based on signing an international Memorandum of Understanding

When any NIMS-based research unit agrees to collaborate on research for a specific subject with an international research organization, both parties enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The team leader of the concerned research unit executes the MOU.

Asia, Oceania

China

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB)2023-
Northeastern University
  • Research Center for Functional Materials
2016-

Korea

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT)2023-
Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS)2023-
Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology (KICET)2023-
Korea Dyeing and Finishing Technology Institute (DYETEC)2023-


Australia

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
University of Queensland2024-
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)2020-
Sydney Nano Institute at the University of Sydney2019
University of New South Wales
  • Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials
  • Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization
2016-
Queensland University of Technology (QUT)2016-
University of Queensland
  • Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials
2014-

Taiwan

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
National Chung Hsing University (NCHU)2024-
Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU)2024-
National Taipei University of Technology2024-
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)2024-
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University2019-
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)2019-
National Tsing Hua University2012-

Vietnam

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Institute for Materials Science, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (IMS, VAST)2023-

Thailand

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)2021-
Chiang Mai University
  • Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials
2016-
Thailand Institute of Science and Technological Research
  • Research Center for Functional Materials
2004-

Nepal

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)2019-





Africa, Middle East

Egypt

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Mansoura University2023-
Egyptian Liver Research Institute and Hospital
  • Research Center for Functional Materials
2020-



Europe

Germany

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
University of Münster, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH2023-
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)
  • Research Center for Functional Materials
2022-
Universitaet Stuttgart2017-
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
  • Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization
2011-

England

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
University College London2017-
The University of Manchester
  • Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization
2016-

France

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
University of Bourgogne2015-

Italy

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
University of Naples, Federico II Istituto Nationale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Consiglio Nationale delle Ricerche (CNR), High Energy Accelerator Research Origanization (KEK)
  • Research Center for Functional Materials
  • MANA
2019-


Spain

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2)2019-


Czech Republic

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Czech Academy of Sciences (IMC)2020-
Charles University in Prague2020-
University of Pardubice2019-
University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (UCT Prague)2016-



The Netherlands

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Delft University of Technology2018-

Sweden

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Chalmers University of Technology2005-

Finland

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
University of Eastern Finland2014-


Slovakia

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
Comenius University Bratislava2022-

America

U.S.A.

Institution Name Center Inaugural Year
University of Pennsylvania2020-