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Research and Development

Creating a fruitful future through ICT

We will give life to new and previously unimagined value by means of cutting-edge technologies which "reach the soul"

R&D Facts 2017

R&D implement wide-ranging and multi-faceted research based on the ideal of creating world-leading technologies and contributing to the progress of society, economy and academic discipline. This takes in basic research through to research to realize practical implementation aimed at business expansion. This is facilitating the creation of new value through open innovation and collaboration with corporations, universities and research institutions with an emphasis on the realization of highly competitive advanced technologies.

NTT R&D numbers at a Glance
NTT R&D numbers at a Glance
NTT R&D numbers at a Glance
  • Overview of NTT R&D
    Overview of NTT R&D

    We will introduce an overall perspective on NTT R&D, who enjoy a stellar reputation on the international stage, including details such as the number of patents acquired, the numbers of researchers and the annual output of research papers.


  • Our Mission
    Our Mission

    We will introduce our research ideals, vision and roles, which can be thought of as constituting the foundation of R&D activities.


  • Technologies and Contribution
    Technologies and Contribution

    A guide to case studies of NTT R&D, who enjoy a stellar reputation on the international stage. We will introduce research outcomes which have greatly contributed to academia bringing together the status with regards to presentations at international conferences and leading academic journals, and favorable assessments of actviities such as overseas awards and commendations at international competitions.


  • People of NTT R&D
    People of NTT R&D

    We will introduce NTT R&D's top-level researchers, who are spearheading revolutionary research in essential fields.


  • Projects and Partners
    Projects and Partners

    We present standalone projects with a view to deployment overseas and initiatives for cutting-edge technologies through partnerships with global corporations and academic bodies.



NTT Technical Review: a monthly academic journal. Here you will find regular updates of information on academic undertakings of a highly-specialized nature which introduce NTT R&D'S activities carried out over expansive domains of research and development.

  • January 2018 Vol. 16 No. 1

    Feature Articles:

    Research and Development of Life-cycle Maintenance of Telecommunication Infrastructure


    NTT has published the latest issue of NTT Technical Review, its monthly online technical journal. The contents of the issue include View from the Top featuring Hiromichi Shinohara, NTT Senior Executive Vice President and Head of R&D Strategy Department, Feature Articles highlighting the R&D of life-cycle maintenance of telecommunication infrastructure, and Feature Articles describing terrestrial wireless systems for disaster recovery.


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