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R&D Overview

※Personnel, etc. : as of the end of 2022
Other numbers in 2022

Number of researchers

278 researchers (147 in Japan)

Average age

37.3 years

Gender Ratio

55% men 45% women

Number of patents

314 patents

Ratio of research and development expenses

4.5% Global

Number of new product

174 items

Number of Development Themes and Projects

661 projects

Number of joint research institutions

30partners (24 in Japan)

Joint research institutions

Fukui Prefectural University
Fukui University
Gifu University
Hokkaido University Hospital
Industrial Technology Center of Fukui Prefecture
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Kagawa University
Kanazawa University
Kazusa DNA Research Institute
Kumamoto University
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Nagoya University
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Ochanomizu University
Saitama University
Shinshu University
Tohoku University
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Toyama Prefectural University




University of Bologna


*Past 5 years results (alphabetical)

R&D bases

NICCA Chemical will continue to create innovation with our global R&D network, which is expanding both domestically and internationally.