Center for Grid Research and Development (CGRD) in National Institute of Informatics (NII) closed in March 2012. Academic Authentication Systems Office in NII took over the operation and maintenance of NAREGI Certification Authority from CGRD. NAREGI Certification Authority page is here.
Center for Grid Research and Development in National Institute of Informatics seeks to advance research and development of grid middleware, grid operation technique and applications. The goal of the activities is to establish an academic information infrastructure for cutting-edge research, such as e-Science, and educational activities.