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

2023.04.01 Update

NIMS has established International Research Centers such as MANA, 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

Research Center for Electronic and Optical Materials
Development of electronic and optical functional materials for energy conservation and a safe and secure society
Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials
Basic and applied research on magnetic and spintronic materials for creating a sustainable society.
Research Center for Structural Materials (RCSM)
A center that promotes research on structural materials for the national resilience and carbon neutrality through a collaboration with industry, academia, and government
Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
Aiming to become one of the world’s leading research centers for nanoarchitectonics and materials science.
Research Center for Macromolecules and Biomaterials
Toward the Creation of Innovative Polymeric- and Bio-materials
Center for Basic Research on Materials (CBRM)
A center for advancing basic fundamental research on materials with a synergy of data-driven materials design and advanced measurement
International Center for Young Scientists(ICYS)
NIMS’s unique system helps active research of talented young scientists from all over the world
Research Network and Facility Services Division (RNFS)
The Best Research Environment for Materials Research is Here

Collaborative Centers

Digital Transformation Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials
Creating Innovative Magnetic Materials Using Data Science Technics
Academic Collaborative Center
Enhancing collaborations between NIMS and overseas institutions.