In a cabinet meeting on January 15, 994,9 billion Yen (~10 billion €) were cleared as supplementary budget, about 40 % for technology promotion. MEXT obtains an additional 721 billion yen, METI 152 billion yen, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of 23 billion yen, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare about 9 billion yen

Nikkei Biotech, January 18, 2013