"Common Platform Technology, Facilities, and Equipment" mission area


R&D Supervisor (Program Officer: PO)

OSAKABE Nobuyuki
(Executive advisor, Core Tehology & Solutions Business Group, Connective Industries Division, Hitachi High-Tech Corporation)


This is an area set to target common platform technology and cutting-edge research equipment that supports a wide variety of research activities. This area makes it possible to open up a new interdisciplinary field, support capabilities of basic science in Japan as a basis for generating world-leading research results, and contribute to creating sustainable science and technology innovation.
(Excerpt from "About research areas for setting a prioritized theme" by MEXT)

Prioritized Themes and R&D Projects

R&D Management Committee Members

Theme Manager:
AIHARA Kazuyuki
University Professor, Office of University Professor, The University of Tokyo
Theme Manager:
Project General Manager, R&D and Engineering Management Div., Advanced R&D and Engineering Company, Toyota Motor Corporation
Theme Manager:
SATO Taka-aki
Senior Fellow, Director, Life Science Research Center, Technology Research Laboratory, Shimadzu Corporation/Director, Center for Precision Medicine, University of Tsukuba)
AMEMIYA YoshiyukiPresident, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute
TAKIMOTO-KAMIMURA MidoriDirector, Quantum-Structural Life Science Laboratories, CBI Research Institute
SATOH RyoheiEmeritus Professor/Guest Professor, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
SUGANO SumioProject Professor, Future Medicine Education and Research Organization, Chiba University
SUGISAWA HisashiCorporate Counselor, Open Innovation Promotion Department/Management Strategy Planning Division, JEOL Ltd.
NISHIURA YasumasaProfessor Emeritus, Hokkaido University/Guest Professor, Chubu University