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Funding Program for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology (FIRST Program)

The FIRST Program aims to advance the kind of leading-edge research and development that will strengthen Japan’s international competitiveness while contributing to society and people’s welfare through the application of its results.
The Japanese government selected 30 research projects in FY 2009, of which two were from Osaka University.

 

Research projects selected in FY 2009 (Research to be conducted in FY 2009 ~ FY 2013)
Area Research Project
Core Researcher Details

Life science

Comprehensive understanding of immune dynamism: toward manipulation of immune responses AKIRA Shizuo
Professor,
Director,
Immunology
Frontier
Research
Center

Details

Nanotechnology & materials

Research and Development of Innovative Nanobiodevices Based on Single-Molecule Analysis --Ultra-fast Single-Molecule-DNA Sequencing, Ultra-Low-Concentration Virus Detection, and Ultra-Sensitive Biomolecule Monitoring-- KAWAI Tomoji, Specially Appointed Professor,
Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
Details

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