[Tohoku University] New Industry Creation Hatchery Center (NICHe)
Tohoku University conducts many research and development projects that are in the world's most advanced level. NICHe conducts activities that plan and promote industry-academia collaboration projects that utilize these high-quality research results.
The World Cites Tohoku University Papers
According to Thomson ISI, the world's largest academic database, statistics for citations within the past 11 years show that Tohoku University is the third most cited institution in the world in material sciences, edging past many renown institutions.
The university is also ranked 11th in the world in physics, and is on the cutting edge of research technology.
*Source: Thomson Essential Science Indicators (2008 report)