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Press Conference on Research Reform - Launching the Institute of Innovative Research -

March 22, 2016

President Yoshinao Mishima and Executive Vice President for Research Makoto Ando held a press conference on Tokyo Tech's research reforms starting on April 1, 2016.

Overview

Tokyo Tech will launch the Institute of Innovative Research (IIR) on April 1, 2016 to enhance international collaboration in emerging and interdisciplinary research fields. The new institute consists of about 180 researchers affiliated with four research laboratories, two research centers, and 10 research units. Research units will conduct cutting-edge research in small teams under the leadership of prominent scientists. Areas covered will include cell biology, global hydrogen energy, nuclear fuel cycle, and clean environment.

Launching the Institute of Innovative Research

President Mishima at the press conference
President Mishima at the press conference