"Low Carbon Society" mission area


R&D Supervisor (Program Officer: PO)

(President, National Institute for Materials Science)


To realize a drastic reduction of GHG emissions by 2050, this area focuses on the stable securing of energy and on efficiency of energy use: energy saving technologies, higher efficiency of renewable energy, and stabilization of energy use through hydrogen or energy storage.
(Excerpt from "About research areas for setting a prioritized theme" by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT))

Prioritized Themes and R&D Projects

R&D Management Committee Members

UOSAKI Kohei Fellow, National Institute for Materials Science
OHSAKI HiroyukiProfessor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
KANEMITSU YoshihikoProfessor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
KONDO AkihikoProfessor, Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation, Kobe University
TATSUMI TakashiPresident, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
TANIGUCHI KenjiProfessor Emeritus, Osaka University
DOI YoshiharuProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
HALADA KohmeiEmeritus Researcher, National Institute for Materials Science
KOSHI MitsuoProfessor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo / Deputy Director-General, Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy, JST
KATO ShinichiManager, Department of R&D for future creation, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Quick Access