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About TIA

Message from the chairperson

東哲郎 運営最高会議議長
Tetsuro Higashi
The Executive Board
(inaugurated on July 2019)

"TIA" is an open innovation hub operated by five institutes in Tsukuba and Tokyo. It is managed by those institutes and the Japan Business Federation with the support of the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Since its establishment in 2009, TIA has been promoting various R&D projects and diverse collaborations among public institutes, private companies, and universities. Under its new name and new logo, TIA will advance toward new research areas including nanobiotechnology, with its new member, the University of Tokyo. Based on "TIA-nano vision 2015-2019," we strive for the creation of innovative materials and technology, with researchers of diverse range of backgrounds, backed by state-of-the-art facilities. We have reinforced ourselves to create knowledge, to link research and industry, and to develop human resources. 

We hope that many industrial, academic, and governmental researchers will gather under TIA which will continue to grow and to create innovations.

July 30, 2019