R&D of New Technologies Around the World

Global R&D

The Canon group conducts business around the world. Today, sales outside of Japan account for approximately 80% of Canon’s consolidated net sales. To ensure that the research work from Canon’s global R&D locations expands into businesses, Canon’s developers activity collaborate and engage in exchanges with research institutes.

October 16, 2023


Global R&D

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1. Canon Medical Research Europe Ltd.
Edinburgh, U.K.
R&D of clinical decision support systems AI automation.

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2. Canon Research Centre France S.A.S.
Rennes, France
R&D of next-generation networking and imaging technologies and its standardization activities.

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3. Canon Production Printing Netherlands B.V.
Venlo, Netherlands
R&D of commercial and industrial printers, consumables, etc.

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4. NT-ware Systemprogrammierungs-GmbH
Bad Iburg, Germany
R&D, sales, and support of print and scan management solutions and document process management systems.

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5. Milestone Systems A/S
Copenhagen, Denmark
R&D of video management solutions.

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6. Axis Communications AB
Lund, Sweden
R&D for network video and analytics, access control, intercom and audio systems.

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7. BriefCam Ltd.
Modi’in, Israel
R&D of video management software.

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8. Canon (Suzhou) System Software Inc.
Suzhou, China
Digital printing business related software.

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9. Canon Medical Systems Corporation
Otawara (Tochigi), Japan
R&D of medical devices and systems.

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10. Redlen Technologies Inc.
British Columbia, Canada
R&D and manufacturing of semiconductor detectors modules used in photon counting CT and other advanced imaging applications.

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11. Arcules Inc.
California, USA
Video surveillance-as-a-service.

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12. Canon Nanotechnologies, Inc.
Texas, USA
R&D of nanoimprint lithography systems.

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13. Canon Medical Research USA, Inc.
Illinois, USA
R&D of core system physics, data acquisition, and image reconstruction hardware and software for medical devices and systems.

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14. Quality Electrodynamics, LLC
Ohio, USA
R&D, manufacturing and service for innovative, high-performance RF-coils used to obtain detailed MRI images of the human body.

Canon Inc.

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  • Headquarters

    R&D areas, development of digital cameras, etc.

  • Yako Office

    Development of inkjet printers, large-format printers, inkjet chemical products.

  • Kawasaki Office

    R&D areas, R&D of production equipment and dies, R&D of semiconductor devices, etc., and R&D of network cameras.

  • Tamagawa Office

    Development of quality management technologies.

  • Kosugi Office

    Development of medical devices.

  • Hiratsuka Plant

    Development of displays and next-generation devices.

  • Ayase Plant

    Development of semiconductor devices.

  • Fuji-Susono Research Park

    R&D of electrophotographic technologies.

  • Utsunomiya
    • Utsunomiya Optical Products Plant

      R&D of semiconductor lithography equipment and FPD lithography equipment.

    • Optics R&D center

      R&D of optical technologies.

  • Toride Plant

    R&D of electrophotographic technologies, etc.

*The 14 sites listed above are selected to have a certain size. It introduces businesses that are expected to synergize with Canon Inc., as well as some of its affiliates that conduct research and development to promote global diversification.

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