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Technology theme: Development of innovative adhesion technologies for realizing Society 5.0

The realization of Society 5.0 requires transforming everything to become compact and multifunctional. The establishment of adhesion technologies is essential as a key technology for the realization of innovative devices. In the field of mobility, for example, using nonmetals or polymers for a lighter body, electric driving with batteries, and compact electronic devices for auto cars are intelligent ideas, for which the established reliance on adhesion technologies and improved performances are indispensable. However, adhesion technologies are currently developed with the experience and intuition of skilled people. The lack of established methods for the evaluation and analysis of adhesion interfaces (*) between solids is a bottleneck for the creation of the next-generation adhesion technologies. This technology theme aims to establish evaluation and analysis methods for the adhesion interface and create next-generation adhesion technologies based on scientific findings for the realization of Society 5.0.

*Adhesion interface includes the surrounding adhesion layers hereafter.

<Adopted in FY2018> R&D Project TitleSummaryR&D Period
Innovative Adhesion Technology Based on 4-dimensional Multi-scale Analysis of Interfaces
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Innovative Adhesion Technology Based on 4-dimensional Multi-scale Analysis of Interfaces

R&D Management Committee Members

ITOH Satoshi Chief Coordinator, Foundation for Computational Science
OUGIZAWA Toshiaki Professor, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
OOMORI Tatsuo Chief Technical Adviser, Corporate Research & Development Group, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
TAKEMURA Akio Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
CHUJO Yoshiki Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University

Innovative Adhesion Technology Based on 4-dimensional Multi-scale Analysis of Interfaces


The objective of this project is to introduce an innovative state-ofthe-art adhesion technology based on an in-situ 4-D multi-scale analyses of adhered interfaces, in conjunction with molecular-level manipulation and fabrication of polymers. This collaborative work involves strong collaboration between the academe and the industry rooted from establishing fundamental science at interfaces to manufacturing of components for mobilities utilizing the envisioned adhesion technology.

This project could also lead significant developments in the areas of sensors and devices,electronics, social infrastructure, and manufacturing, envisioned to accelerate the realization of Society 5.0 by linking these achieved goals to social economic structure transformation.


R&D Team

[Leading Institution]
Kyushu University

Tokyo University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Kyoto University, Kobe University, Osaka City University, Kanagawa University, Kitakyushu National College of Technology, RIKEN, NIMS, KEK, AIST, ISIT, Companies, etc.

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