Industry-Academia Cooperation Centers
Material Solutions Center (MaSC)
Material Solutions Center promotes a development of new-functional materials by industry-government-academia cooperation on the basis of cutting-edge technologies developed in Tohoku University such as nanometal control, ultra-hybrid material and quantum-dot fabrication technologies. Main research subjects are (1) infrastructural materials, (2) electronic materials and (3) energy related materials. The center is cooperated by Tohoku University headquarters and Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advance Materials (IMRAM), Institute for Fluid Science (IFS) and IMR in Tohoku University.
Left: Electron Beam Melting (EBM) system
Right: High Entropy Alloy (HEA) impeller with complex design fabricated by EBM additive manufacturing
Trans-Regional Corporation Center for Industrial Materials Research
Trans-Regional Corporation Center for Industrial Materials Research makes a social contribution through transferring academic outputs in collaborative research to social needs by material science cultivated in IMR and the actual achievements in industry-government-academia cooperation over 10 years at Kansai area. Further, Center aims to build the matured society through developing manufacture industry and local creation by strengthening industrial technology, innovation creation and educating next-generation human resources.