Corporate Philosophy

Nanophoton is a manufacturer of laser microscope commercializing state-of-the-art instruments by utilizing photonics and provides instruments for worldwide laboratories and industries. Nanophoton was established in February 2003 by various professionals such as scientist, engineer and management sharing the same dream, “Leading edge microscopes from Japan!”

The word to express our philosophy is “Change the world by nanotechnology and photonics”. Nanophoton always stands at the frontier of time, provides ultimate performance by our stand-alone technology and contributes to the progress of science and industry.

R&D Center (Osaka univ. Photonics Center building)

Company Profile

Company NameNanophoton Corporation
FoundedFebruary 2003
OfficeP3-321 Photonics Center Osaka Univ., 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan 565-0871
Board member
Chairman and Representative, Satoshi Kawata
Director, Vice President, Kengo Fujiwara
Director, Minoru Kobayashi
Director, Hyojin Kim
Auditor, Yoshinori Shinohara
Auditor, Kimiyo Hayashi
Technical adviser
Katsumasa Fujita, Ph.D
Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University

Yasuaki Kumamoto, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University
OfficesOsaka Umeda, head office
Osaka R&D center, Headquarter
Tokyo showroom & office
Soul showroom & office
Beijing showroom
Business outlineResearch, development and sales of laser microscopes and their related products
Sales achievementJapan

Ehime Institute of Industrial Technology Paper Technology Center, ENEOS, FUJIFILM, HITACHI, Hokkaido University, Industrial Technology Center of Okayama Prefecture, Kagoshima University, Kobe University, Kyushu University, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto Prefectural Technology Center for Small and Medium Enterprises, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kobelco Research Institute, LIBTEC, Meijo University, Nagoya University, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Osaka University, Osaka Prefecture University, Panasonic, RIKEN, ShinSei, SONY, STELLA CHEMIFA, Sumika Chemical Analysis Service, Tohoku University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo University, etc.

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI), KOLON Industries, LG Group, Nanyang Technological University, RJL Micro & Analytic GmbH, Samsung Group,
Samsung Display, Samsung SDI, Seoul National University, Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (RIST), The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign UIUC, Xiamen University, etc.