Kao aims to understand scientifically the essential nature of phenomena in order to create new value. We do this by implementing matrix management across fundamental technology research and product development research.
Novel Measurement of Invisible Photodamage in the Skin via the Detection of Biophoton, an Ultraweak Photon Emitted from the Body
Kao's original non-invasive analytical method for monitoring RNA - Discovery of the presence of human RNA in sebum
A research collaboration with artist Kazu Hiro
In the collaborative research of Kao Corporation, The University of Tokyo, and Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fabrication technology of solar cells having potential for high power conversion efficiency has been developed
Survey on the effects of autogenic training on the mind, body, and skin: Ideas for a new type of holistic skincare