About NICT

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As Japan’s sole independent administrative institution specializing in the field of information and communications technology, the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) is charged with promoting ICT sector as well as research and development in ICT, which drives economic growth and creates an affluent, safe and secure society.

Overview

The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, an incorporated administrative agency, was established by merging the Communications Research Laboratory (CRL), an incorporated administrative agency and the Telecommunications Advancement Organization (TAO).