Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan (MEXT)

 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas

Project Leader: Takashi Kato, Area Number: 6104, FY2019-FY2023

Aquatic Functional Materials:

Creation of New Materials Science for Environment-Friendly and Active Functions

News

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List of past news


  2020  

19 Oct. 2020
The 4th Newsletter (Aquatic Functional Materials News) is now available online.

13 Aug. 2020
The third Newsletter (Aquatic Functional Materials News) is now available online.

6 Jun. 2020
The second Newsletter (Aquatic Functional Materials News) is now available online.

7 May 2020
In response of the pandemic caused by the new coronavirus, the public meeting for 1st symposium of Aquatic Functional Materials scheduled for June 15th, 2020 has been canceled.

1 May 2020
The first Newsletter (Aquatic Functional Materials News) is now available online!

8 Apr. 2020
On April 7, 2020, Youhei Takeda (Co-investigator of Research group A01, Osaka University) recieved The Young Scientists’ Award, the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (commendation organization: the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan). The Young Scientists’ Award is award to researchers under the age of 40 who have made outstanding achievements in research, originality, and outstanding research & development (R&D) capabilities. The official press release from the MEXT is readable here.

1 Apr. 2020
Go Watanabe (Co-investigator of Research Group A02, Kitasato University) was promoted to Junior Associate Professor at Kitasato University.


  2019  

14 Dec. 2019
1st Young Researchers School of Aquatic Functional Materials was held between 12th-13th November, 2019 at Hyogo University, Kobe Campus for Information Science, and SPring-8. 45 attendants (30 students and 15 researchers) from various research fields in this project were actively interacted. (Scene)

17 Sep. 2019
The kickoff meeting and a briefing for publicly invited researches of "Aquatic Functional Materials" (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas by JSPS) was held on 14 Sep. 2019. We had more than one hundred participants. (
Scene)
Summary for Publicly Offered Research is here.

13 Aug. 2019

The kickoff meeting and a briefing for publicly invited researches of "Aquatic Functional Materials" (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas by JSPS) will be held on 14 Sep. 2019.   Details are here.

13 Aug. 2019

Web site of "Aquatic Functional Materials" (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas by JSPS) was open.

28 Jun. 2019

"Aquatic Functional Materials: Creation of New Materials Science for Environment-Friendly and Active Functions" (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) started.
(Abbreviation: Aquatic Functional Materials, Project Leader: Kato Takashi, Project/Area Number: 6104, Project Period: 2019-2023)

Contact:

Takashi Kato Laboratory

Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

Email:office@aquatic-functional-materials.org

© 2019 Aquatic Functional Materials: Creation of New Materials Science for Environment-Friendly and Active Functions 2019-2023. All rights reserved.

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