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News FY 2019

On Tuesday, Jan 28, 13th COINS General meeting was held.

On Tuesday, January 28, 13th COINS General Meeting was held at the Life Science & Environment Research Center (LiSE) conference room. This meeting is held every half a year with all the COINS participating institutions.

In this meeting, we shared research progress, research plan, and social implementation approach as we shared recognition. This time we had Invited lecture by Yusuke DATE (Science Communicator, National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)). lectures about “Fostering public acceptance”.

In the poster session, 27 posters were presented and there was an active interaction between the researchers.

Finally, Mr. Tatsuro IRIMURA (Juntendo University), Mr. Hiroshi MISAWA (Medical Technology Association of Japan) and Haruhiko MANABE (Japan Science and Technology Agency) gave us feedback. The meeting was very productive to further strengthen the tie of the researchers toward realization of " in-body hospitals ".

Opening remarks

  • Hiromichi KIMURA / Project Leader of COINS

  • Kazunori KATAOKA / Research Leader of COINS
  • Koji NAGAI / Chief Research Coordinator of COINS
  • Meeting scene

Future developments based on outcome

Topics 1: Development of nanomachines that carry drugs

  • Kanjiro MIYATA / Leader of theme 1
  • Yasutaka ANRAKU / Leader of theme 2
  • Keiji ITAKA / Leader of theme 3

Topics 2: Miniaturization diagnostics device

  • Takanori ICHIKI / Leader of theme 4

Topics 3: Ultra-minimal invasive treatment

  • Nobuhiro NISHIYAMA / Leader of theme 5

Topics 4: Promotion of Social implementation and creation of Innovation hub

  • Tomohiro ANZAI / Leader of theme 6

Panel Discussion                                                    Poster session

Invited lecture

  • Yusuke DATE
    Science Communicator, Learning and Collaboration Development Division,
    National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)


  • Tatsuro IRIMURA / Advisor of COINS
  • Hiroshi MISAWA / Advisor of COINS
  • Haruhiko MANABE / Assistant of Visionary Leader, JST

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