The purpose of this center is to promote inovation, entrepreneurship and industrialization of the fruit from the joint-research between the Tohoku university and private comanies on new materials for the future under the "Under One Roof" policy.
The center houses more than 15 projects and laboratories in its 5 floors in fields of "Energy", "Electronics" and "Social Infrastructure" etc.. On the first floor, an information survice room and common equipment rooms with high-tech equipments for analysis and fabrication of new materials. The center is set up so that researchers can use it on a daily basis. For this purpose, some open lounges and meeting rooms are equipped to help the communication and collaboration among project members.
In the future, we aim to work together with other development centers such as the center for rare metals, the TR center (in the medical field), and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology synergistically in a new conception called the "Sendai Material Valley".