1978 Founded in Hitachi City as accredited laboratory for environmental analysis, physical and chemical analyses, working environment related measurements
1980 Started the experimental division, focused on the research, development and support in the fields of physic and chemistry
1982 Relocated the head office and laboratories in Mito City
1984 Started the research activities related to Ruthenium
1985 Established the radiation controlled area and obtained the license for the handling of radioisotopes. Started radioisotopes analyses and tracer test.
1987 Developed and commercialized the FIA- Ultra-trace Cobalt analysis device
1991 “Decommissioning” and “source term” related research. Expansion of the radioisotopes analysis service
1992 Developed and commercialized a RuO4, CH3I generation device
1993 Opened the Environmental Analysis Center in Mito City
1994 Obtained the license for the handling of nuclear fuel and associated raw materials. Established the nuclear fuels related facility
Opened the “Functional Materials Laboratory” in Hokota City
1995 Developed a radiopharmaceutical polymer (PZC) (joint research with Japan Atomic Energy Agency(JAEA))
Developed and commercialized an Ultra-dry gas supply device and a mobile combustion device
1996 Developed a “nuclide decontamination technology based on gaseous phase” with the subsidy of the Science and Technology Agency
1998 Opened the engineering department
1999 Developed a technology for the production of Rn-radiation-source (joint research with National Institute of Radiological Sciences(NIRS))
2000 Developed a “real-time unmarked DNA measurement device” (JST original research project)
Started the studies for the applications of the radiopharmaceutical polymer PZC (joint research with the National nuclea energy agency of Indonesia)
Started the research activities on fuel cells
Developed a light, ultra-heat-resistant and oxidation-resistant, ceramic fiber "SiNBC" (joint research with National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA))
2001 Developed of an "atmospheric CO2 global reduction technology", as countermeasures against global warming
2003 Developed a nano-sized, RuO2 based, high-functional materials
2004 Developed CT-ELISA
2005 Developed and commercialized an asbestos sampler
2007 Joined the BA-Project of the JAEA
2009 Succeeded in the project“Mass production technology of molybdenum oxide pellet for nuclear irradiation on radiopharmaceutical 99mTc parent nuclide (n,γ)99Mo manufacturing”(a Small and Medium Enterprise Agency project)
Succeeded in the project “Radioactive diagnostic agent 99mTc domestic production"
(a Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST) A-STEP project)
2010 Adopted a double-pulsed laser system (Cross-Fire technology, by Photon Machines)
Established the Be test facility in the Functional Materials Institute
2012 Developed a Sr selective and Cs selective adsorbents
2015 Adopted LIBSCAN100 made by Applied-Photonics(UK)
Developed a high-performance alumina(NAC) for 99mTc generator