Month: March 2024

Yamaguchi University’s Institute for Cell Design and Medical Science develops cell and gene therapy for humans and companion animals

https://bio.nikkeibp.co.jp/atcl/news/p1/24/02/29/11648/ Yamaguchi University’s Institute for Cell Design and Medical Science is focused on cell and gene therapy for both humans and companion animals. The research structure ¬†consists of advanced cell therapy research that is responsible for the production of modified cells such as chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR-T), the development of automatic culture technology, […]

Seven Japanese companies form microbiome consortium focused on short-chain fatty acids

https://bio.nikkeibp.co.jp/atcl/news/p1/24/03/02/11654/ Seven Japanese companies have initiated an “Intestinal Design Co-Creation Project” with a focus on short-chain fatty acids. Short-chain fatty acids are a general term for metabolic substances produced by intestinal bacteria when they break down dietary fibers and oligosaccharides, and mainly include acetic acid, propionic acid, and butyric acid. Participants are Metagen,¬†Ezaki Glico, Calbee, […]

2024/03 NEDO initiates program on ammonia fuel ship engines

https://www.nedo.go.jp/news/press/AA5_101727.html The shipping industry is one of the priority areas of the green growth strategy. Approximately 700 million tons of CO2 are emitted annually from international shipping, accounting for approximately 2.1% of the world’s total CO2 emissions (as of 2018). The commercial operation of next-generation ships powered by hydrogen, ammonia, LNG, and other fuels will […]

NEDO initiates program on ammonia fuel ship engines

https://www.nedo.go.jp/news/press/AA5_101727.html The shipping industry is one of the priority areas of the green growth strategy. Approximately 700 million tons of CO2 are emitted annually from international shipping, accounting for approximately 2.1% of the world’s total CO2 emissions (as of 2018). The commercial operation of next-generation ships powered by hydrogen, ammonia, LNG, and other fuels will […]

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