AIMR has concluded agreements with the following three research institutes, which designate these institutes as Satellites for the implementation of bi-directional multidisciplinary exchange with AIMR. Under the agreements, AIMR has established AIMR Joint Centers, which function as research spaces at the respective institutes. Through the Joint Centers, AIMR aims to develop a system that places a particular focus on the implementation of joint research conducted together with leading materials science research institutes in Europe, North America, and Asia.

Satellite in Europe

Country United Kingdom
University University of Cambridge
Overview Based on the research theme, "Non-equilibrium Materials and Soft Materials," an academic exchange agreement has been concluded with the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, led by PI Alan Lindsay Greer for BMG research, and with the Department of Chemistry, led by Adjunct Professor Bill Jones.

Satellite in North America

Country United States
University University of Chicago
Overview An agreement has been concluded with the Institute for Molecular Engineering, the University of Chicago on the research field, “Spintronics” and “Surface/Interface,” led by Prof. Awschalom and Prof. Nealey.

Satellite in Asia

Country China
University Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS)
Overview An agreement has been concluded with ICCAS on the research theme, "Molecular Nanotechnology and Devices," led by PI Li-Jun Wan.