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Green Innovation

The biggest mystery of photosynthesis has been solved (PDF:282KB)
Jian-Ren Shen(Professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University)
Generating spin current by irradiating light on insulator (PDF:1,560KB)
Ken-ichi Uchida(Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Associate Professor)
Eiji Saitoh(WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research/Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Professor)
Hydrogen is activated at room temperature and under atmospheric pressure(PDF:209KB)
Seiji Ogo (Professor, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research /Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University)
Everything made solar cells just be applying!(PDF:313KB)
Eiichi Nakamura (Professor, The University of Tokyo)
Contributing investigation of the actual conditions of PM 2.5(PDF:384KB)
Nobuyuki Takegawa(Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University)
High-temperature superconducting cable to cut transmission loss to zero(PDF:322KB)
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
late Kazuo Fueki (Emeritus professor, The University of Tokyo)
late Koichi Kitazawa (Emeritus professor, The University of Tokyo)
late Hiroshi Maeda (Emeritus fellow, National Institute for Material Science)
Emission gas purifi cation system derived from paper making technology (PDF:336KB)
F.C.C. Co., Ltd.
Representative researcher: Takuya Kitaoka(Professor of Graduate School of Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University)
Air purifi cation with tree essential oils(PDF:469KB)
Japan Aroma Laboratory Co., Ltd
Tatsuro Ohira (Chief of Wood Extractives laboratory, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, National Research and Development Agency)

Life Innovation

Establishing induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells(PDF:354KB)
Shinya Yamanaka(Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University)
Successful iPS cell transplant surgery on a human!(PDF:419KB)
Masayo Takahashi(Project Leader of the Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, Riken Center for Developmental Biology)
Organ generation using iPS cells (PDF:562KB)
Hideki Taniguchi(Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University)
Miraculous Cell Sheet(PDF:875KB)
Teruo Okano(Professor Emeritus/Project Professor at Institute of Advanced BioMedical Engineering and Science (ABMES), Tokyo Women’s Medical University)
Fascinated by Autophagy(PDF:854KB)
Noboru Mizushima(Professor, Graduate School and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
The role of innate immunity(PDF:383KB)
Shizuo Akira(Professor/Director, WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University)
A whole mouse made transparent(PDF:281KB)
Hiroki Ueda (Professor at the Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo / Group Director at Quantitative Biology Center, Riken)
Real-time Observation of Plant Cells(PDF:537KB)
Tetsuya Higashiyama(Professor, WPI Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules, Nagoya University)
A light of hope for the improvement of residual breast cancer after surgery(PDF:261KB)
Yasuteru Urano (Professor at the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo)
Realization Through Molecular Target Therapy(PDF:300KB)
Hiroyuki Mano (Professor, Graduate school of medicine and facility of medicine, the University of Tokyo)
Nano capsules allows the direct treatment of the aff ected parts of the body (PDF:323KB)
Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, Graduate Schools of Engineering and Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
Success in the development of sponge-textured artifi cial bone (PDF:240KB)
HOYA Technosurgical Corporation
Junzo Tanaka (Emeritus professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
MPC polymer; harmless to the human body(PDF:448KB)
NOF Corporation
Nobuo Nakabayashi(Emeritus Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
Kazuhiko Ishihara (Professor, The University of Tokyo)
Kyocera Medical Corporation
Kozo Nakamura(President of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities)
Kazuhiko Ishihara(Professor, The University of Tokyo)
Imaging Mass Microscope(PDF:503KB)
Mitsutoshi Setou(Professor, Department of Cell biology and Anatomy, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)
Kiyoshi Ogawa (General manager of advanced technology development, Technology Research Laboratory, Shimadzu Corporation)

Nanotechnology and Materials

Succeeded in the practical implementation of blue light-emitting diode! (PDF:240KB)
Isamu Akasaki (Professor at Meijo University, Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Professor at Nagoya University)
Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd
Hiroshi Amano (Professor at Nagoya University)
EL-Seed Corp.
Shuji Nakamura (Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara)
A Revolution in Flat Panel Displays(PDF:259KB)
Hideo Hosono (Professor, Materials and Structures Laboratory / Director, Materials Research Center for Element Strategy, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Spurring a New Boom in Iron-Based Superconductors!(PDF:382KB)
Hideo Hosono (Professor, Materials and Structures Laboratory / Director, Materials Research Center for Element Strategy, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Multiferroics Research(PDF:380KB)
Yoshinori Tokura (Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
Tunnel magnetoresistance (TMR) (PDF:415KB)
Shinji Yuasa (Director, Spintronics Research Center, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Optical lattice clock changes our concept of time(PDF:377KB)
Hidetoshi Katori(Professor, University of Tokyo/Senior Research Engineer, RIKEN)
Crystalline sponge can solve the 100-year-old problem!(PDF:345KB)
Makoto Fujita (Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
Development of porous coordination polymers (PCP)(PDF:438KB)
Susumu Kitagawa (Director/Professor, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University)
High-quality graphite sheet(PDF:212KB)
Susumu Yoshimura (Visiting Professor, Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science)
Practical application of innovative, advanced color materials(PDF:279KB)
Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Atsushi Goto (Associate professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Application for pesticide residue analysis and disease diagnosis(PDF:269KB)
Takeshi Bamba (Professor, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University)
Contributing early diagnoses with a Super X-ray(PDF:338KB)
Atsushi Momose (Professor,Tohoku University)
Konica Minolta,Inc.
Observing organisms in a living state with nano-suits(PDF:399KB)
Takahiko Hariyama (Professor, Department of biology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)

Information and Communications Technology

Development of super high-speed algorithms(PDF:433KB)
Shinichi Minato (Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University)
Robot Technology for Improving Human-Robot Interaction(PDF:385KB)
Hiroshi Ishiguro(professor at the Department of Systems Science, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University a visiting director and ATR fellow of Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories of Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR))
Realization of an alter-ego robot capable of transmitting haptic sensations(PDF:341KB)
Susumu Tachi (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)
Realization of a future type information environment(PDF:328KB)
Masatoshi Ishikawa (Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)
Ultra low-power consumption high-speed data transmission!(PDF:344KB)
Tadahiro Kuroda (Professor, Science and Technology, Keio University)
Ultra-high-performance camera with a new image sensor(PDF:394KB)
Brookman Technology, Inc. (Satoshi Aoyama, President, CEO / Shoji Kawahito, Chairman, CTO)

Science and Technology for Society and Social Infrastructure

Preventing a new-strain flu pandemic with revolutionary technological capabilities!(PDF:631KB)
Yoshihiro Kawaoka (Professor, Division of Virology, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo)
Dynamic hazard map and disaster prevention education(PDF:237KB)
Toshitaka Katada(Director of the Institute of Social Technology, I.D.A Co. Ltd./Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering, Gunma University)
Implementation of a life recovery support system(PDF:327KB)
Keiko Tamura (Professor, Risk Management Office, Headquarters for Risk Management, Niigata University)

Reconstruction from the Great East Japan Earthquake

Aiming to reconstruct from the Great East Japan Earthquake disaster(PDF:396KB)
Kenji Suzuki (Fukushima Technology Center)
Tomoharu Shimizu (Iwate University)
Makoto Yoshizawa (Tohoku University)
Rape flower project(PDF:260KB)
Yutaka Nakai (professor of Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Tohoku University)
Contributing to advancement of thin-film solar cell manufacturer into Miyagi Prefecture(PDF:199KB)
Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy (LCS)


Solution to Global Problems(PDF:1,007KB)
Linking research institutions with the world of industry(PDF:542KB)
Creation of infrastructure for scientific and technical information(PDF:555KB)
Fostering the Next Generation Leaders in Science and Technology(PDF:402KB)