Three Strategic Business Categories of Research and Development
Targeting the three strategic domains of Mobility,
Electronics, and Life Science, AGC will provide
solutions with higher added value and contribute
to resolving social issues through innovation in materials.
By providing differentiated materials and solutions, AGC strives to help realize a sustainable society and become an excellent company that grows and evolves continuously.
By pursuing ambidextrous management, AGC aims to accelerate business growth in the three strategic business domains of Mobility, Electronics, and Life Science while exploring new energy-related domains for further Mobility, Electronics, and Life Science while exploring new energy-related domains for further Furthermore, to create social value through its own innovation in materials, AGC will further deepen various technologies that have been perfected to date, and accelerate R&D by collaborating with external parties, introducing technologies, and actively accelerating its digital transformation (DX)
Just like the development of glass antennas which began from scratch 40 years ago, the challenge for AGC to develop glass for mobility that has never existed before is about to begin again.
15 years have been passed since the development of EUV mask blanks started. The dream of the project members, who have devoted themselves to technological development under huge pressure, is finally becoming a reality.
AGC’s biopharmaceutical business, which had restarted with only a few staff, is now able to thrive in the global market exceeding the expectations of those such as the then Director of the Central Research Center who had decided to continue the research activities.