The R&D Since the Launch of RISTEX


R&D Currently Funded

R&D Focus Area/Program Program Supervision Goals
Responsible Innovation with Conscience and Agility KARASAWA Kaori
Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Promote R&D of ethical, legal and social implications/issues (ELSI), which aims to create practical collaborative models that contribute to the dissemination and establishment of responsible research and innovation (RRI).
SOLVE for SDGs Scenario/Solution KAWAKIRTA Hideto
CEO, International Institute for Human, Organization and the Earth
Contribute to the achievement of SDGs by promoting in an integrated manner from the clarification of social issues and bottlenecks and creation of the scenario to the creation of the solution through collaboration and co-creation with diverse stakeholders while utilizing scientific methods based on expertise from the natural sciences and the humanities and social sciences
SOLVE for SDGs Social Isolation & Loneliness URA Mitsuhiro
Professor, Otemon Gakuin University/ Professor Emeritus, Hiroshima University
This program promotes R&D including academic research, such as understanding the causes and mechanisms of social isolation and loneliness and producing a new image of society, as well as the development of visualization and evaluation methods (indicators, etc.) for the risk of the issues, and the development of preventive measures on the issues. These are expected to be conducted in an integrated way up to the Proof of Concept (PoC).
Human-Information Technology Ecosystem KOKURYO Jiro
Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University
Grasp and foresee the changes that information technology may cause, promote R&D for cooperative design of technology and systems with understanding from society, and aim at creating a society where information technology and humanity are in harmony
Creating a Safe and Secure Living Environment in the Changing Public and Private Spheres YAMADA Hajime
Professor Emeritus, Toyo University; President, NPO Information and Communications Policy Forum (ICPF)
Aim at presenting systems and technology that contribute to the creation of a framework that enables public-private cooperation for the discovery and intervention (support) that prevent problems such as threats and accidents regarding safety and security that grow in seriousness with shrinking households, spreading social media, and other social changes as well as to contribute to such activities
Science of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy YAMAGATA Zentaro
Professor, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Research, University of Yamanashi
Aim at establishing grounds that contribute to the formation of science and technology innovation policies based on objective evidence and developing analytical methods, etc. to that end
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