Novell Crystal Technology (NCT) is a research-based venture company located in Sayama City, Saitama Prefecture. The company is developing manufacturing methods and applied products focusing on gallium oxide, one of the new semiconductor materials.

Japan's semiconductor industry was the world leader until the early 1990s, but now it is falling behind China and other countries. Will Japan be able to regain its semiconductor-related business? Let's take a look at NCT's efforts to shape the future of Japan's manufacturing industry.