Under the leadership of its Director-General, RISTEX conducts R&D on science and technology for society within JST's Strategic Basic Research Programs system, and is also involved in administration related to other R&D with the following organizational structure.
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.
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 its Director, the Department of Planning and Management conducts management of R&D Focus Areas/ Programs and carries out support activities, planning, public relations, and other administrative tasks related to R&D. It also conducts a series of Social Issue Surveys and activities related to issues anticipated to become prominent with 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.
In alphabetical order
|KOBAYASHI Shinichi||Director and Specially Appointed Professor of Research Institute for Higher Education, Dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hiroshima University|
|MARUYA Hiroaki||Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University|
|ONO Yuri||General Manager, Corporate Communication Division, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.|
|SHIMIZU Keiko||President, Sawayaka Well-being Foundation|
In alphabetical order
|HAYASHI Takayuki||Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies|
|HISHIYAMA Yutaka||Vice President, Tokushima University|
|KAMIO Yoko||Director, Kamio Yoko Clinic|
|KAMISATO Tatsuhiro||Professor, Graduate School of Global and Transdisciplinary Studies, Chiba University|
|NAKA Makiko||Executive director, RIKEN|
|NAKAMURA Yasuhide||President, Friends of WHO Japan|
|TANIGUCHI Makoto||Professor, RIHN Center, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature|
(As of April 2023)