The Research Center undertakes strategic research utilizing NII's characteristics, namely its applicability to many different spheres of study in informatics.
Set up a network and electronic authentication infrastructure for use in CSI, benefiting from cutting-edge R&D in network development technology.
Research Center for Knowledge Media and Content Science
Promote cutting-edge research on the analysis and use of knowledge content in academic fields.
Develop TOPSE and TOPRE by integrating research, practical application, and education in advanced software engineering.
Research Center for Community Knowledge
Develop next-generation information and communications technology and information sharing platform system by creating "NetCommons" and "ReaD&Researchmap".
Promote activities such as cutting-edge research and personnel development to establish NII as a world-class international hub for quantum information.
Global Research Center for Cyber-Physical Systems
Promote activities such as cutting-edge research and cooperation to establish NII as a world-class international hub for Cyber-Physical Systems.
Global Research Center for Big Data Mathematics
Promote activities such as cutting-edge research and personnel development to establish NII as a world-class international hub for Big Data Mathematics with a central focus on developing high-speed algorithm.
Promote research and development of advanced cloud infrastructure technologies to establish the cutting-edge Cyber Science Infrastructure (CSI) taking advantage of clouds.
Promote research of informatics through resource sharing and collaborative research in the research community. The center collects various datasets and provide them to the researchers, and in parallel conduct research and development on dataset building and their utilization platform, then develop those results to collaborative research activities.
Research Center for Financial Smart Data
The center focuses its research on the transformation of big data into "smart data", statistical analysis of economic/social phenomena to enable accurate future forecasts, and the development of methods to analyze financial and related information, based on natural language processing and machine learning technology.
Research Center for Open Science and Data Platform
Advanced ICT Center will promote the following matters about information infrastructure including a cloud system in NII.