On 31 October, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced the results of the ex-post evaluation of the four research institutes selected in 2006 for the Program for the Creation of Innovation Centers for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Areas. As a result, the “Collaborative Research Center for Nano-Quantum Information Electronics” project, which we have been promoting, received an “S” rating in this ex-post evaluation. We would like to express our gratitude to all the collaborating institutions and key members for their cooperation.