Research

Research

As Japan’s sole National Research and Development Agency 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.

Cutting-Edge ICT for Future

As Japan’s sole National Research and Development Agency 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.

Advanced Electromagnetic Research

Researching technology that uses electromagnetic waves to gather, analyze, and visualize a variety of information related to daily life.

Innovative Networks

Developing technology to enable multilayered connections between terrestrial, satellite and other networks, to deal with the explosive growth in communication traffic.

Cybersecurity

Developing advanced cybersecurity technology to maintain security in the face of the rapid increase in sophisticated and increasingly complex cyber attacks.

Universal Communication

Building data utilization technology platforms for processing and analyzing a variety of information using artificial intelligence and other approaches.

Frontier Science

Researching and developing advanced technology platforms that lead to next-generation breakthroughs.

Cross-field R&D and other business

Beyond 5G Research and Development Promotion Unit
Quantum ICT Collaboration Center
Open Innovation Promotion Headquarters
ICT Testbed Research and Development Promotion Center

- Promotion of Beyond 5G R&D
- Reinforcing industry-academia-government collaboration for open innovation
- Strategic ICT human resources development
- Construction and operation of verification platforms for technology demonstration of leading-edge ICT