Research Thrusts and Platforms
Advanced Energy Materials Thrust
Develop molecular, nano, and bulk materials based on new science of surfaces, interfaces, and microstructures for applications involving H₂, H₂O, and CO₂.
Advanced Energy Conversion Systems Thrust
Development and evolution of systems which either lower carbon emission, increase energy efficiency, or both
Multiscale Science and Engineering for Energy and the Environment Thrust
Pull together the range of challenges facing Japan’s and the world’s energy transition, namely the transition from largely fossil fueled energy technology to a carbon-neutral or a carbon-free energy supply
Platform for International Collaborations and Partnerships
The Platform for International Collaborations and Partnerships is intended to maintain and foster I²CNER’s international identity.
Platform for Societal Implementation and Industrial Collaboration
The Platform for Societal Implementation and Industrial Collaboration will ensure this high level of tech transfer.