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Enviroment and Energy

Development of a revolutionary electrode material for use in lithium-air batteries(PDF:789KB)
Chen Mingwei(Professor, Tohoku University Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR))
(FY2017 update)
Enhancing conversion efficiency of organic-inorganic hybridized perovskite solar cells(PDF:850KB)
Tsutomu Miyasaka(Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Toin University of Yokohama)
(FY2017 update)
Thermal power generation using carbon-free fuel(PDF:915KB)
Hideaki Kobayashi(Professor, Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University)
(FY2017 update)
Interdisciplinary research expands enzyme application(PDF:4,532KB)
Yasuhisa Asano (Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Biotechnology Research Center, Toyama Prefectural University)
(FY2017 update)
The biggest mystery of photosynthesis has been solved (PDF:248KB)
Jian-Ren Shen(Professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University)
(FY2016 update)
Generating spin current by irradiating light on insulator (PDF:1,522KB)
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)
(FY2016 update)
Hydrogen is activated at room temperature and under atmospheric pressure(PDF:174KB)
Seiji Ogo (Professor, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research /Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University)
(FY2016 update)
Everything made solar cells just be applying!(PDF:310KB)
Eiichi Nakamura (Professor, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Contributing investigation of the actual conditions of PM 2.5(PDF:363KB)
Nobuyuki Takegawa(Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University)
(FY2016 update)
High-temperature superconducting cable to cut transmission loss to zero(PDF:290KB)
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)
(FY2016 update)
Emission gas purifi cation system derived from paper making technology (PDF:306KB)
F.C.C. Co., Ltd.
Takuya Kitaoka(Professor of Graduate School of Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University)
(FY2016 update)
Air purifi cation with tree essential oils(PDF:397KB)
Japan Aroma Laboratory Co., Ltd
Tatsuro Ohira (Chief of Wood Extractives laboratory, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, National Research and Development Agency)
(FY2016 update)

Life Science

Developing an innovative survey method to identify fish species(PDF:1,480KB)
Michio Kondoh (Professor, Ryukoku University)
(FY2017 update)
Controlling neural stem cells with light(PDF:1,033KB)
Ryoichiro Kageyama(Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University)
(FY2017 update)
An organic device that harmoniously interfaces with a living body(PDF:4,674KB)
Takao Someya (Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2017 update)
A key technology for advanced medicine(PDF:5,191KB)
Mahito Nakanishi(Director, Research Laboratory for Human Cell Engineering, Biotechnology Research Institute for Drug Discovery, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST))
(FY2017 update)
Establishing induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells(PDF:341KB)
Shinya Yamanaka(Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University)
(FY2016 update)
Successful iPS cell transplant surgery on a human!(PDF:402KB)
Masayo Takahashi(Project Leader of the Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology)
(FY2016 update)
Organ generation using iPS cells (PDF:519KB)
Hideki Taniguchi(Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University)
(FY2016 update)
Miraculous Cell Sheet(PDF:837KB)
Teruo Okano(Professor Emeritus/Project Professor at Institute of Advanced BioMedical Engineering and Science (ABMES), Tokyo Women’s Medical University)
(FY2016 update)
Fascinated by Autophagy(PDF:834KB)
Noboru Mizushima(Professor, Graduate School and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
The role of innate immunity(PDF:374KB)
Shizuo Akira(Professor/Director, WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University)
(FY2016 update)
A whole mouse made transparent(PDF:269KB)
Hiroki Ueda (Professor at the Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo / Group Director at Quantitative Biology Center, RIKEN)
(FY2016 update)
Real-time Observation of Plant Cells(PDF:536KB)
Tetsuya Higashiyama(Professor, WPI Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules, Nagoya University)
(FY2016 update)
A light of hope for the improvement of residual breast cancer after surgery(PDF:246KB)
Yasuteru Urano (Professor at the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Realization Through Molecular Target Therapy(PDF:297KB)
Hiroyuki Mano (Professor, Graduate school of medicine and facility of medicine, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Nano capsules allows the direct treatment of the aff ected parts of the body (PDF:315KB)
Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, Graduate Schools of Engineering and Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Success in the development of sponge-textured artifi cial bone (PDF:227KB)
HOYA Technosurgical Corporation
Junzo Tanaka (Emeritus professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
(FY2016 update)
MPC polymer; harmless to the human body(PDF:413KB)
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)
(FY2016 update)
Imaging Mass Microscope(PDF:472KB)
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)
(FY2016 update)

Nanotechnology and Materials

Developing transparent film for screens(PDF:1,081KB)
Masatoshi Tokita(Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(FY2017 update)
Developing terahertz light sources through semiconductors with nanostructures(PDF:4,846KB)
Masahiro Asada(Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
(FY2017 update)
Putting quantum dot lasers to practical use(PDF:2,322KB)
Yasuhiko Arakawa(Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2017 update)
New welding method for spectacle frames(PDF:8,541KB)
Affiliation of project leader: CHARMANT Inc. / Researcher: Seiji Katayama (Osaka University)
(FY2017 update)
Succeeded in the practical implementation of blue light-emitting diode! (PDF:215KB)
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)
(FY2016 update)
A Revolution in Flat Panel Displays(PDF:250KB)
Hideo Hosono (Professor, Materials and Structures Laboratory / Director, Materials Research Center for Element Strategy, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
(FY2016 update)
Spurring a New Boom in Iron-Based Superconductors!(PDF:364KB)
Hideo Hosono (Professor, Materials and Structures Laboratory / Director, Materials Research Center for Element Strategy, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
(FY2016 update)
Multiferroics Research(PDF:358KB)
Yoshinori Tokura (Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Tunnel magnetoresistance (TMR) (PDF:379KB)
Shinji Yuasa (Director, Spintronics Research Center, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
(FY2016 update)
Optical lattice clock changes our concept of time(PDF:356KB)
Hidetoshi Katori(Professor, The University of Tokyo/Senior Research Engineer, RIKEN)
(FY2016 update)
Crystalline sponge can solve the 100-year-old problem!(PDF:313KB)
Makoto Fujita (Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Development of porous coordination polymers (PCP)(PDF:406KB)
Susumu Kitagawa (Director/Professor, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University)
(FY2016 update)
High-quality graphite sheet(PDF:199KB)
Susumu Yoshimura (Visiting Professor, Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science)
(FY2016 update)
Practical application of innovative, advanced color materials(PDF:235KB)
Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Atsushi Goto (Associate professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
(FY2016 update)
Application for pesticide residue analysis and disease diagnosis(PDF:267KB)
Takeshi Bamba (Professor, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University)
(FY2016 update)
Contributing early diagnoses with a Super X-ray(PDF:330KB)
Atsushi Momose (Professor,Tohoku University)
Konica Minolta,Inc.
(FY2016 update)
Observing organisms in a living state with nano-suits(PDF:324KB)
Takahiko Hariyama (Professor, Department of biology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)
(FY2016 update)

Information and Communications Technology

Music-understanding technologies will open up a new future for musical experiences(PDF:664KB)
Masataka Goto(Prime Senior Researcher, Information Technology Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST))
(FY2017 update)
Development of super high-speed algorithms(PDF:389KB)
Shinichi Minato (Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University)
(FY2016 update)
Robot Technology for Improving Human-Robot Interaction(PDF:349KB)
Hiroshi Ishiguro(professor at the Department of Systems Science, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University / Visiting director and ATR fellow of Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories of Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR))
(FY2016 update)
Realization of an alter-ego robot capable of transmitting haptic sensations(PDF:282KB)
Susumu Tachi (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Realization of a future type information environment(PDF:306KB)
Masatoshi Ishikawa (Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Ultra low-power consumption high-speed data transmission!(PDF:331KB)
Tadahiro Kuroda (Professor, Science and Technology, Keio University)
(FY2016 update)
Ultra-high-performance camera with a new image sensor(PDF:366KB)
Brookman Technology, Inc. (Satoshi Aoyama, President, CEO / Shoji Kawahito, Chairman, CTO)
(FY2016 update)

Science and Technology for Society

Japan's state-of-the-art rice breeding technology creates new varieties for needs of Vietnam(PDF:908KB)
Atsushi Yoshimura(Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School, Kyushu University)
(FY2017 update)
Evaluate the level of support required for individuals with developmental disabilities(PDF:533KB)
Yasuko Funabiki(Associate Professor, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University)
(FY2017 update)
Remotely inspecting the inside of concrete at high speed(PDF:3,111KB)
Katsumi Midorikawa(Director, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics)
(FY2017 update)
Preventing a new-strain flu pandemic with revolutionary technological capabilities!(PDF:548KB)
Yoshihiro Kawaoka (Professor, Division of Virology, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo)
(FY2016 update)
Dynamic hazard map and disaster prevention education(PDF:200KB)
Toshitaka Katada(Director of the Institute of Social Technology, I.D.A Co. Ltd./Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering, Gunma University)
(FY2016 update)
Implementation of a life recovery support system(PDF:289KB)
Keiko Tamura (Professor, Risk Management Office, Headquarters for Risk Management, Niigata University)
(FY2016 update)
Aiming to reconstruct from the Great East Japan Earthquake disaster(PDF:366KB)
Kenji Suzuki (Fukushima Technology Center)
Tomoharu Shimizu (Iwate University)
Makoto Yoshizawa (Tohoku University)
(FY2016 update)
Rape flower project(PDF:264KB)
Yutaka Nakai (professor of Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Tohoku University)
(FY2016 update)
Contributing to advancement of thin-film solar cell manufacturer into Miyagi Prefecture(PDF:177KB)
Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy (LCS)
(FY2016 update)

Formulation of Innovation Platfrom

Cultural assets about to be lost rescued by clone cultural assets(PDF:3,069KB)
Koshi Yamamoto(Project leader/JVCKENWOOD Corporation)
Masaaki Miyasako (Research leader/Tokyo University of the Arts)
(FY2017 update)

Others

Solution to Global Problems(PDF:946KB)
(FY2016 update)
Linking research institutions with the world of industry(PDF:489KB)
(FY2016 update)
Creation of infrastructure for scientific and technical information(PDF:546KB)
(FY2016 update)
Fostering the Next Generation Leaders in Science and Technology(PDF:387KB)
(FY2016 update)
Citation/Award-winning(PDF:397KB)
(FY2016 update)