Organizational Structure

Under the Director-General, RISTEX promotes the implementation of R&D on science and technology for society, and administration related to R&D with the following organizational structure.

Governing Board

The RISTEX Governing Board is composed of Director-General and experts who discuss matters vital to the management of RISTEX such as setting, modifying, and terminating R&D Focus Areas/Programs.

Evaluation Committee

The Evaluation Committee is composed of experts who conduct mid-term and ex-post evaluations on the achievement of R&D goals and the progress.

Department of Planning and Management

Under the Director, Department of Planning and Management, RISTEX promotes the establishment, management, and administration of R&D focus areas/programs and carries out support activities, planning, public relations, and other administrative tasks related to R&D. In addition, RISTEX conducts a series of social issue surveys and activities concerning the structure and importance of social issues, and potential issues encountered in the social implementation of emerging technologies (ELSI).

R&D promoted by funding

Regarding R&D promoted by funding, a wide range of activities including the selection, administration and management of R&D projects is conducted under respective Program Supervisors.

R&D promoted by funding

Governing Board

In alphabetical order

KAMISATO Tatsuhiro Professor, Graduate School of Global and Transdisciplinary Studies, Chiba University
MARUYA Hiroaki Deputy Director, Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
ONO Yuri Mission Leader, Digital Transformation Unit, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
SHIMIZU Keiko President, Sawayaka Well-being Foundation

Evaluation Committee

In alphabetical order
*: Committee chairperson

HAYASHI Takayuki * Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
HISHIYAMA Yutaka Professor, Medical Technology Innovation Center, Juntendo University
KAMIO Yoko Director, Kamio Yoko Clinic
NAKA Makiko Executive director, RIKEN
NAKAMURA Yasuhide President, Friends of WHO Japan
TAKAHASHI Mariko journalist
TANIGUCHI Makoto Professor, RIHN Center, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

(As of May 2024)

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