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The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), led by President Nomakuchi, is a public research institution funded by the Japanese government to a large extent. AIST has over 40 autonomous research units in various innovative research fields, and the units are located at nine research bases and several sites (smaller than research bases) of AIST all over Japan. About 2400 researchers (about 2100 with tenure: about 80 from abroad) and thousands of visiting scientists, post-doctoral fellows, and students from home and abroad are working at AIST.
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2022
2 Mar 2022

Zeon

ZEON is a large chemical company with a division for SWCNTs. IDTechEx spoke with several members of their team including Mitsugu Uejima and Taichi Yatsuzuka.
2020
13 Nov 2020

Miraisens, Inc.

IDTechEx interviewed Hiroyuki Ikushima, Masatoshi Miyakawa and Norio Nakamura from Miraisens. They are a haptics company based in Japan which was acquired by Murata in December 2019. IDTechEx spoke to them about their 3DHaptics technology and business objectives.
13 Nov 2020

Materials for Printed/Flexible Electronics 2021-2031: Technologies, Applications, Market Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson, Raghu Das and Dr Richard Collins
2 Jul 2020

Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2020-2030: Technologies, Markets and Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He
26 Jun 2020

SIJ Technology

SIJ Technology make super fine inkjet printers, capable of feature sizes as small as 1 um. They also produce a spray-coater for coating 3D surfaces.
17 Apr 2020

Flexible Hybrid Electronics 2020-2030: Applications, Challenges, Innovations and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson
9 Apr 2020

Conductive Ink Markets 2020-2030: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson and Yasuo Yamamoto
2019
16 Sep 2019

Flexible, Printed and Organic Electronics 2020-2030: Forecasts, Technologies, Markets

IDTechEx Report: Raghu Das and Dr Xiaoxi He
14 Feb 2019

Transparent Conductive Films and Materials 2019-2029: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

IDTechEx Report: Raghu Das
8 Feb 2019

Barrier Films and Thin Film Encapsulation for Flexible and/or Organic Electronics 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report:
2018
25 Oct 2018

Efficiently turning light into electricity

Perovskites form a group of crystals that have many promising properties for applications in nano-technology. However, one useful property that so far was unobserved in perovskites is so-called carrier multiplication - an effect that makes materials much more efficient in converting light into electricity.
2 Oct 2018

Stretchable and Conformal Electronics 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He
2 Oct 2018

Voice, Speech, Conversation-Based User Interfaces 2019-2029: Technologies, Players, Markets

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He
2 May 2018

Cell membrane inspires new ultrathin electronic film

Japanese researchers have developed a new method to build large areas of semiconductive material that is just two molecules thick and a total of 4.4 nanometers tall. The films function as thin film transistors, and have potential future applications in flexible electronics or chemical detectors.
2017
26 Dec 2017

World record thin-film solar cell efficiency of 22.9%

Solar Frontier KK claims it has set a new world record for thin-film solar cell efficiency.
8 Mar 2017

OLED Lighting Opportunities 2017-2027: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

IDTechEx Report:
15 Feb 2017

ITO alternatives: printed metal mesh is on the rise?

The transparent conductive film (TCF) industry has witnessed upheaval in recent years.
15 Feb 2017

Tiny drones as artificial pollinators

As bees slip onto the endangered species list in the United States, researchers in Japan are pollinating lilies with insect-sized drones.
2016
25 Aug 2016

New class of fuel cells offer increased flexibility, lower cost

A new class of fuel cells based on a newly discovered polymer-based material could bridge the gap between the operating temperature ranges of two existing types of polymer fuel cells, a breakthrough with the potential to accelerate the commercialization of low-cost fuel cells for automotive and stationary applications.
20 Jun 2016

Turnable, twistable robots

Forget steel and aluminum. The robots of tomorrow may be able to squish, stretch and squeeze.