Aiming to become one of the world’s leading research centers for nanoarchitectonics and materials science.

2023.10.01 Update
MANA has been established in 2007 as one of the first five WPI research centers established by the the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) under the World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI) Program. At present there are 17 WPI research centers.
By achieving the goal of WPI program, MANA develops innovative materials towards a sustainable society in 21st century.


Photos of the four NIMS researchers selected for
2023.11.24 Update #News
2023.10.18 Update #Press Release

Precise Chemical Doping of Organic Semiconductors in an Aqueous Solution

—Technique Could Revolutionize the Flexible Device Industry—

2023.07.07 Update #Press Release

Fastest Neuromorphic, Electric Double Layer Transistor

—Technology May Be Used to Develop Faster, Versatile Edge AI Devices—

WPI Program

We aim to become a "globally visible research center"

The WPI Program is for increasing the scientific and technological level in Japan and promoting the development of innovations for the future. We aim to become a “globally visible" research center where every world’s highest-level researcher who wants to work there gathers from around the world because of our high level of research activities and research environment.

Office Chief, Administrative Office

Yutaka WAKAYAMA(Open in a new window)

Field Director, Nanomaterials Field

Takao MORI(Open in a new window)

Field Director, Quantum Materials Field

Naoki Fukata(Open in a new window)

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