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Press Conference 2019 by the President

Session 4 – July 17, 2019 at Tokyo Headquarters (K's Gobancho)

President talked about the 1st Jun Ashida Award, the Japan High School Science Championships & Junior High School Science Championships and the Symposium on the International Science Olympiads in Japan. Then, Professor Mitsuhiro Nakamura and Designated assistant professor Kunihiro Morishima, both are members of Advanced Measurement Technology Center of Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability, Nagoya University, delivered lectures on their research: “Cosmic Ray Imaging Using Nuclear Plates-Visualizing Pyramids, Reactors, and Volcanoes” funded by the JST-SENTAN (Development of Advanced Measurement and Analysis Systems) program.

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
Press Conference by the President (July.2019) (PDF: 1.01MB)
  • image:President Hamaguchi

    President Hamaguchi

  • image:Designated assistant professor Kunihiro Morishima

    Designated assistant professor
    Kunihiro Morishima

  • image:Professor Mitsuhiro Nakamura

    Professor Mitsuhiro Nakamura

  • Session 3 – June 11, 2019 at Tokyo Headquarters

    President talked about protection and utilization of intellectual property rights on JST’s research outcomes and introduced two companies from university-derived startups supported by JST’s capital investment program: SUCCESS. CEO Akieda of Cyfuse Biomedical gave a lecture on “Realizing regenerative medicine by bio-3D printing technology—Regenerating organs through industry-academia collaboration,” and CEO Azuma of Lily Med Tech spoke on “Principles and features of ‘Ring Echo’, a diagnostic imaging device for breast cancer.”

    The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
    Press Conference by the President (June.2019) (PDF: 0.98MB)
  • image:President Hamaguchi

    President Hamaguchi

  • image:CEO Shizuka Akieda, Cyfuse Biomedical

    CEO Shizuka Akieda, Cyfuse Biomedical

  • image:CEO Shiho Azuma, Lily Med Tech

    CEO Shiho Azuma, Lily Med Tech

  • Session 2 – May 23, 2019 at Tokyo Headquarters (K's Gobancho)

    President talked about JST's evidence-based funding strategy and a case study of “cancer research.” Then, Mr. Hidenori Yoshida and Ms. Satoko Fujisawa, both from the evidence team in the Department of Research Program Strategy, gave a lecture on “Research trends based on evidence.”

    The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
    Press Conference by the President (May.2019) (PDF: 1.6MB)
  • image:President Hamaguchi

    President Hamaguchi

  • image:Mr. Yoshida (Manager of the Department of Research Program Strategy)

    Mr. Yoshida (Manager of the Department
    of Research Program Strategy)

  • Session 1 – April 25, 2019 at Tokyo Headquarters (K's Gobancho)

    President talked about action plans for the Hamaguchi Plan and the Panoramic View Report 2019 published by CRDS. Also, Yoshida, manager of the Department of Research Program Strategy of JST, introduced his group's analysis of research trends. Then, Professor Shigeyuki Nakaji, president of the Center of Healthy Aging Innovation (COI) program of Hirosaki University, lectured on "Healthy society innovation strategy—Pursuit of real ‘Open Innovation 2.0’ involving citizens and contribution to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS)".

    The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
    Press Conference by the President (April.2019)(PDF: 0.9MB)
  • image:President Hamaguchi

    President Hamaguchi

  • image:Professor Masahiro Uritani

    Professor Shigeyuki Nakaji