NPO CCC-TIES（Specified Non-Profit Corporation, Cyber Campus Consortium TIES）was established in 2006, the parent organization being a university consortium using the e-learning system TIES.
|1996||Academics of Tezukayama University initiate the TIES Project|
|1998||Open education activites start with TIES (Ver. 1)|
|1999||Launch of TIES (Ver. 2)
Five-university partnership project establishes and commences system sharing
|2000||Receives gratuitous offer for the use of the TIES server system software from Micosoft. Dr. Ikuo Nishioka (Chairman, Intel Japan), Mr. Makoto Naruke (President and CEO, Microsoft Japan), Mr. Susumu Furukawa (Chairman, Microsoft Japan) attend the TIES Symposium (Titles are from this year)|
|2001||Launch of TIES (Ver. 3) TIES commences a free of charge service using an ASP for higher education institutes in Japan and abroad.|
|2003||Receives subsidy from MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) for Cyber Campus Improvement Project|
|2004||Launch of TIES (Ver. 4)
Project utilizing TIES receives subsidy from MEXT as an endorsement program for university education with predominant features.
|2005||User demand for the establishment of an affiliated organization supporting the TIES project strengthens. Around 30 universities join the e-learning system TIES.|
|2006||Inaugural meeting with the NPO CCC-TIES organizing committee|
|2006||Nara Prefecture grants establishment authentication as a Specified nonprofit corporation, Cyber Campus Consortium TIES|
|2007||MEXT approves subsidy for project utilizing TIES as part of the Cyber Campus Improvement Project (second term)
Installation of TIES server in the Nara prefectural information highway “Yamatoji Information Highway” enables all prefectural facilities, including public high schools, access to TIES video lectures at high-speed and low cost. (until 2010)
The JUCE (Japan Universities Association for Computer Education) Cyber Campus Consortium Project receives prioritized support.
|2008||Launch of TIES (Ver. 5)
MEXT grants subsidy to project utilizing TIES as a part of the High-quality University Education Promotion Program
|2009||MEXT grants subsidy to project utilizing TIES as part of the Support Program for the Strategic Universities Partnership to Enhance University Education|
|2010||Launch of TIES (Ver. 6)|
|2011||Development of new Moodle-based TIES (Ver. 7)
Convenes “Cultural seminar connecting Nara and the Silk Road,” supported by Nara Prefecture and Yakushiji Temple. Mr. Shogo Arai, governor of Nara Prefecture, attends as an honored guest.
Conclusion of non-disclosure agreement with Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. and Maruzen Co. Ltd. Discussions begin regarding collaboration in the development of eBooks etc.
|2013||Distribution of TIES (Ver. 8) as an open source commences|
|2014||Completion of CHiLO. Provided as a platform for OUJ-MOOC|
|2015||NPO CCC-TIES Research Institute established|
|2016||NPO CCC-TIES Research Institute has been designated as a research institution stated in the Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Handling Regulations, Article 8.2 by MEXT|