What is GIMRT?

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What is GIMRT?

What is GIMRT?

In principle, GIMRT distinguishes from more usage of experimental facilities, but rather conducts joint research projects performed in the divisions of IMR in order to address researches in materials science fields.

Who can apply for GIMRT? 

Collaborative research is opened for academic-staff members of universities and research institutions sponsored by various governmental agencies, mainly the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, as well as private organizations.

How dose GIMRT support your research?

  • GIMRT is the bridge for multi-core collaboration research to establish international open research alliances in materials science.
    GIMRT is the bridge for multi-core collaboration research to establish international open research alliances in materials science.
  • GIMRT offers support for overseas researchers to visit Japan for research collaborations involving IMR, domestic, and non-Japanese researchers.
    GIMRT offers support for overseas researchers to visit Japan for research collaborations involving IMR, domestic, and non-Japanese researchers.
  • GIMRT offers opportunities for young scientists from Japan to conduct research at overseas institutions.
    GIMRT offers opportunities for young scientists from Japan to conduct research at overseas institutions.
  • GIMRT helps to coordinate international workshops, joint-projects, joint-laboratories and knowledge sharing as well as research material transfers.
    GIMRT helps to coordinate international workshops, joint-projects, joint-laboratories and knowledge sharing as well as research material transfers.
Materials Research Open Alliance

Historical Background

1916 The Institute was initiated in Tohoku Univ. as the 2nd Division of "the Provisional Institute of Physical and Chemical Research".
1987 RIISOM was reorganized as a countrywide collaborative research institute to meet the current rapid progress in materials science and renamed lnstitute for Materials Research (lMR).
Laboratory for Developmental Research of Advanced Materials was established.
1991 High Field Laboratory for Superconducting Materials was established.
1996 Laboratory of Low Temperature Materials Science was established.
2002 International Frontier Center for Advanced Materials was established.( 〜2008)
2004 Irradiation Experimental Facility was renamed as International Research Center for Nuclear Materials Science.
2005 Laboratory for Advanced Materials was renamed as Advanced Research Center of Metallic Glasses.
2008 International Collaboration Center was established.
2009 A joint usage/research center for material science was certified.
2010 Center for Computational Materials Science was established.
2013 Advanced Research Center of Metallic Glasses was renamed as Cooperative Research and Development Center for Advanced Materials.
2018 Global Institute for Materials Research Tohoku (GIMRT) was certified.