Toward a Richer Future Society

Promoting R&D for the future

In order to explore functions and systems necessary for future society, while pursuing and strengthening R&D for the future aimed at realizing innovative materials, devices, and systems that utilize the strength of materials as the global research headquarters, a new research base, the R&D Innovation Center for the Future, is being built at our Shiga Plant, where the company was founded.

Concept of R&D for the future

Concept of R&D for the future

Building the R&D Innovation Center for the Future

Basic Policies

New product creation by integrating technologies and pursuit the ultimate limits
Accelerate and promote research by combining different fields and enhancing collaboration

Fine polymer and nano-fabrication
Strategic open innovation
Fusion of computer and material science

Left:Completed projection drawing (Scheduled for December 2019)

Right:New building for verification testing(Launched in October 2017)

Collaborative Office

Collaborative Office

Exhibition and Demonstration Zone

Exhibition and Demonstration Zone

Open Laboratories

Open Laboratories

Innovation Hub Capabilities

Innovation Hub Capabilities