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We are pleased to announce that Associate Professor Tsukasa Mizutani’s research has been selected as “Fusion Oriented Research of Disruptive Science and Technology”, or FOREST, of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) for the year 2021.

The FOREST is a project to promote “fusion-oriented researches”, where researchers of diverse backgrounds make synergy for disruptive innovation. The project provides researchers with long-term support and an interdisciplinary environment beyond existing frameworks. In 2021, 259 research projects out of 2312 candidates were selected for the FOREST support (the document of the selected research projects and the video of the announcement of the FOREST 2021 are available only in Japanese).

(Last Updated: January 18, 2022) the President of JST introduced our research theme at the 7th JST press conference in 2021.