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Press Conference 2021 by the President

Session 5– October 27, 2021 at Tokyo Headquarters

The president spoke about the outline and goals of the Moonshot Research and Development Program, the announcement of winners of the 3rd Brilliant Female Researchers Award (The Jun Ashida Award) and its ceremony, and the Science Agora 2021. Then, two researchers who are adopted by FY2020 FOREST Program gave lectures.

Dr. Nonoyama Takayuki, Associate Professor, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University, delivered a lecture on “The development of novel soft materials that are more than 1000 times harder at high temperature in a moment.” Dr. Hidema Ruri, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Kobe University, lectured on “Creation of Chemical Processes Using Nonlinear Nonequilibrium Phenomena---Understanding and control of phenomena that rapidly occur under the certain condition.”

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
Press Conference by the President (October 2021)(PDF:759KB)
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    President Hamaguchi

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    Dr. Nonoyama

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    Dr. Hidema

  • Session 4– September 17, 2021 at Tokyo Headquarters

    The president spoke about topics and introduced two technologies awarded 46th Inoue Harushige Award. The Inoue Harushige Award Committee presented certificates and medals, and Watanabe Memorial Foundation for The Advancement of New Technology presented research incentives. Then, two awardees gave lectures. Dr. Ishikawa Kunio, Professor, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, delivered a lecture on “Carbonate apatite artificial bone.” Dr. Kubo Hiroko, Professor, Division of Engineering Research, Nara Women’s University lectured on “Development of an estimation technology for cooling and heating sensitivity based on thermophysiology.”

    The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
    Press Conference by the President (September 2021)(PDF:1.53MB)
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    President Hamaguchi

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    Dr. Ishikawa

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    Dr. Kubo

  • Session 3– July 28, 2021 at Tokyo Headquarters

    The president spoke about Brilliant Female Researchers Award, Support for Pioneering Research Initiated by the Next Generation, and International Chemistry Olympiad Japan 2021. Then, two researchers who are adopted by FY2020 FOREST Program gave lectures. Dr. Umemura Masanari, Lecturer, Yokohama City University, delivered a lecture on “Unraveling mechanism of antitumor efficacy by an alternating magnetic field (AMF) and application to cancer therapy.” Dr. Sunagawa Genshiro, Research Scientist, RIKEN lectured on his research entitled “The future of humanity that is given by hibernation.”

    The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
    Press Conference by the President (July 2021)(PDF:893KB)
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    President Hamaguchi

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    Dr. Umemura

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    Dr. Sunagawa

  • Session 2– June 24, 2021 at Tokyo Headquarters

    The president spoke about an inauguration of the Vice President/Chief Investment Officer, Support for Pioneering Research Initiated by the Next Generation, and FOREST Program. Then, two researchers who are adopted by FY2020 FOREST Program gave lectures, and Professor Ishizuka talked about activities as a FOREST PO and her research theme. Dr. Sakuma delivered a lecture on “How do mosquitoes taste blood and get full? Taste perception and satiation mechanisms in pathogen mediated mosquitoes.” and Dr. Fujii lectured on his research entitled “Searching soil for possibility of FOREST.”

    The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
    Press Conference by the President (June 2021)(PDF:848KB)
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    President Hamaguchi

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    Professor Ishizuka Mayumi

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    Dr. Sakuma Chisako

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    Dr. Fujii Kazumichi