14-9 MHLW will establish a „Genome Medical Support Center Japan“

The center (tentative name) will be an organization under the national government. In a whole genome analysis execution plan for cancer and intractable diseases, patient samples will be provided by cooperating medical institutions, and the samples and clinical...

NEDO launches program on new plastics biodegradable in marine waters

With a fund of NEDO, a consortium of companies, universities and national institutes will Develop new plastics biodegradable in the oceans. The program includes analytical procedures, new materials including composites, and new bio-manufacturing processes. As a  goal,...