Comprehensive research from basic theory to cutting-edge technology

Merging computer science and information engineering with the humanities, social sciences, life sciences, and many other disciplines, informatics is a new domain of study that is involved in all aspects of society. Having established four Research Divisions and 15 Research Centers, NII is carrying out research comprehensively on everything from the basic theory of informatics to cutting-edge fields such as artificial intelligence, big data, internet of things, and information security. NII is also focusing its efforts into international exchange and collaboration with overseas universities and research institutes, as well as collaboration between industry, government, and academia, in order to help implement its research achievements in the real world.