Promotion of innovations in brain science by fusing biological and computational brain science.
Investigating the Multilevel Mechanisms of Innovation: A Multidisciplinary Approach.
Innovative Energy Harvesting for Ambient Technology Platform.
Social design society all generations of diversity participate in.
Scientific support for the improvement of elite athletes’ performance and its application to the general public.
Empirical and Theoretical Research for Social Welfare in Sustainable Society.
– Inheritance of Human Capital beyond “an Individual” and “a Generation”-.
Development of a unified theoretical analysis of energy conversion engineering through the collaboration between mechanical engineering and mathematical science.
(OSHIMA Group) The health promotion based on chrono-nutrition and -exercise in older people -Comparative studies between Japan and Singapore-.
(YASUDA Group) Establishment of the international center of frontier life science research and medical engineering in WABIOS platform.
An academic approach to global warming and the energy problem with a focus on the social sciences.
Development and implementation of a “brain & mind” evaluation standard for the evaluation of environmental health risks.
We propose routes to the realization of social systems that generate new value. Our research themes are the new risks with respect to safety and security that are generated by changes in the industrial and population structure, technological innovations, etc., and the improvement of the quality of life.
Generational disparity, social security policy/system, health span, community health, medical information, illness/preventative care, healthcare/nursing robots, community, urban planning, residential environments, exercise/sports, mobility, lifestyle networks, new labor models and the market
The effective use of water resources and atmospheric circulation patterns; agricultural, forestry and fishery policies based on the perspective of water resources; desalination systems; safety criteria for food products; systems for distinguishing genetically modified (GM) food products; effects on the human body; bioprocesses; biomass; food production plants; microbial biotechnology plants; streamlining control and distribution processes; policies and systems; discussions on the appropriateness of opening up Japanese agriculture; the self-sufficiency rate; globalization; regeneration of regions
Construction: New social systems (industrial regeneration, energy, etc.) Reconstruction: Crisis management systems, disaster preparedness and urban planning, human activity, finance and economy, infrastructure, housing, and transportation Assessments, surveying, and analysis: Natural environment and ecosystems, medical, health, living, estates, infrastructure, and social activities
Theoretical, empirical, and policy (normative) research on the impact of globalization, as well as the establishment of legal systems, the redesigning of markets and organizations, and the formulation of corporate strategies in response to globalization. Includes research relating to issues of regional integration, such as economic and political integration.
Developing revolutionary technology aimed at reducing dependence on energy generated through fossil fuels, and for the creation of low-carbon societies. Includes areas such as storage cells, fuel cells, high-efficiency traffic systems, ultralow power-consumption elements, radiation, etc.
Technological development and institutional changes aimed at radically improving health and medical care systems in the 21st century. Includes areas such as prevention, diagnosis and treatment; bio-nanotechnology; life science; applied neuroscience; sports science; medical welfare; etc.
Studying issues and solutions relating to Japan’s co-existence with Asia, from the perspectives of systems, security, industries, environment, education, and regional societies and history. In addition, in-depth research focusing on Asia as a region will be enhanced, and proposals put forward for a new field of research in Asia studies.
Bringing together the collected wisdom of researchers from diverse fields on the future direction that policies, laws, systems, industry structures, and journalism should take in order to ensure the sustainability of the environment, energy, and resources, and providing useful findings on the measures that Japan and the world should urgently engage in hereon.
Green (eco-friendly) information technology, IT networks, efficient material cycling, intelligent power networks, robotics, architecture and social infrastructure, service engineering, and others.
Promoting basic research for the development of next-generation scientific technology. Includes areas such as mathematical science, applied mathematics, physics, simulation, statistics, diversity and complex systems, space, etc.
The aims are to disseminate new research in Japanese studies and Japanese culture throughout the world, and to establish research bases. Includes areas such as Japanese studies, Nihonjinron (discourses on the Japanese), international exchange in Japan, Japanese models of peace and welfare, Japanese economic models, etc.