This call supports Japan-UK collaborative research in innovative bio/biogeochemical sensors for breakthroughs in ocean investigations/observations contributing to climate change and sustainable ocean science .
Program Officer: KOIKE Isao, Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
|Month/Year||Research Areas||Press Release|
|Jun 2017||Marine Sensors Proof of Concept||Detail|
Period：FY2018～FY2021 ※Support period has extended from (FY2018-FY2020) to incorporate COVID-19 response
|Title||Research Leader in Japan Research Leader in the U.K.|
|Development of in situ particulate radioactivity sensor||SHITASHIMA Kiminori, Professor, Department of Marine Resources and Energy, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMSAT) Matthew Mowlem, Professor, Ocean Technology and Engineering, National Oceanography Centre (NOC, Southampton)|
|RamaCam - In situ holographic imaging and chemical spectroscopy for long term scalable analysis of marine particles in deep-sea environments||Dhugal John Lindsay, Senior Staff Scientist, Research and Development Center for Submarine Resources, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Blair Thornton, Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, University of Southampton|
|Alleviating the 'Sample to Sequence' Bottleneck Using Novel Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Nucleic Acid Extraction Technologies||FUKUBA Tatsuhiro, Research Scientist, Marine Technology and Engineering Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Julie Robidart, Senior Scientist, Ocean Technology and Engineering, National Oceanography Centre (NOC, Southampton)|
Adoption of the lead agency arrangement：In order to enhance the work efficiency of management of Calls for proposals, the arrangement of having one of the organizations select projects has been adopted.
This time NERC（The Natural Environment Research Council）is mainlyin charge of the evaluation and selection process, etc.