Hokkaido University Research Profiles

Open Facilities

Open Advanced Research Facilities Initiative NMR Shared Platform

Program for promotion of shared use of advanced NMR facilities

The Advanced NMR Facility is the largest NMR facility in Hokkaido, and is not only open to local industries, but also to industry, academia and research institutes nationwide.

Content of research

The Faculty of Advanced Life Science and the Faculty of Science of Hokkaido University play the central role in managing the Advanced NMR Facility. In cooperation with the Institute for the Promotion of Business-Regional Collaboration and the Global Facility Center of the Creative Research Institution, we aim to promote new applications, primarily in industry. For more information on the specifications of the 800 MHz solution NMR, 600 MHz solid-state NMR and other instruments, as well as application procedures for their use, please see our website. We hope that you will take advantage of the project to promote shared use of the Advanced NMR Facility at Hokkaido University.

Potential for social implementation

  • ・Purity evaluation of recycled plastic
  • ・Fish type II antifreeze protein
  • ・Structural analysis of organic pigment compounds
  • ・Aging of wine and its components
  • ・Amyloid fiber analysis
  • ・Chemically-modified structures of chitosan derivatives

Appealing points to industry and local governments

Three types of use are available: trial use (free of charge), paid use with result ownership and paid use without result ownership. We accept analysis samples from a wide range of fields, including biotechnology, chemistry and nanotechnology. We also respond to requests for consultations on measurement techniques and offer measurement and analysis support. Our coordinators also offer support to first-time users.