International Superconductivity Technology Center


ISTEC was established as a nonprofit foundation in January, 1988, with the approval of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, pursuant to Article 34 of the Civil Code of Japan.

The objectives of ISTEC are to contribute to the consistent advancement of superconductivity studies and the sound development of superconductivity-related industries. To meet these objectives, ISTEC actively promotes surveys, studies, basic research and development, and a variety of international exchange programs. In these ways, ISTEC is contributing to the development of the world’s economy.