[link|135|Osaka University] was founded in 1911 and is among the largest universities in Japan. It ranks among the top 5 Japanese universities. Its ~ 26.000 students -+ (~2.500 master course and doctor students) are taught by ~ 3.000 full-time and ~ 2.900 part-time academic staff. The budget in FY 2010 was 130.177 billion Yen (~1,17 […]
Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma, 大日本住友製薬
[link|133|Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma homepage]is an Osaka-based company. It was formed in 2005, from Dainippon Pharmaceuticals (founded in 1897), and from Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals (founded in 1984). The portfolio comprises drugs for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, therapeutic drugs covering a wide range of CNS diseases from schizophrenia to Parkinson’s disease, anxiety disorders and epilepsia, and drugs for […]
Ministry of the Environment (MOE), 環境省
[link|125|Ministry of Environment]The MOE is in charge of regulations concerning waste management, environmental policy and health, nature conservation and national parks and environmental research. It represents the Japanese government on global environmental issues.
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHW), 厚生省
[link|122|Ministry of Health and Welfare homepage]is in charge to improve and enhance social welfare, social security and public health. It is thus responsible for a wide range of administrative activities, which, on the science and technology side, include health, food, medical care, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and research projects.
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), 農林水産省、農林省
[link|120|MAFF homepage]comprehensively undertakes administration related to agricultural, forestry and fisheries products. This covers production, consumption, rural development and promotion of the welfare of rural inhabitants with a view to achieve stable supply of food, sound development of the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries and upgrading of the welfare of rural inhabitants.
Science Council of Japan, 日本学術会議
[link|117|Science Council website]The Science Council of Japan was established in January 1949 as a special organization” under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister for the purpose of promoting and enhancing the field of science, and having science reflected in and permeated into administration, industries and people’s lives. Its two functions are
Mitsubishi Chemical, 三菱化学
[link|108|Mitsubishi Chemical homepage]Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation is a company based in Tokyo. Sales are on performance products (e. g., display and optical recording materials), healthcare products (e.g., active pharmaceutical ingredients, diagnostic reagents and instruments, DNA chips and microarrays), and industrial materials (petrochemicals, C4-chemicals, carbon materials, polymers). Capital is 50 billion Yen ( ~444 million €), net […]