Nitto Denko Technical Corporation (NDT)  was established in Oceanside, California in October 2000 as an independent center of excellence for research and development into new growth engines for its parent company, Nitto Denko Corporation, based in Osaka, Japan. In addition, Nitto opened a Life Science Research Center in the Sorrento Valley area of San Diego, California in 2012.

NDT focuses on cutting edge technologies that will provide practical solutions for leading industry sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Drug Delivery, Optronics, Nanoceramics, Nanoorganics and others into the next decade and beyond. The company’s long term vision and unparalleled, multidisciplinary team of researchers from all over the globe make NDT a vibrant and exciting center of new ideas and brilliant technologies.


NDT comprises three R&D divisions




NDT has now grown into a flourishing center of over 120 scientists and staff. In order to accommodate rapid growth within the organization, a new state-of-the-art facility was completed in July 2005 to provide a new environment to achieve even higher goals.