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    【TV】Director General, Dr. Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, The University of Tokyo)is going to appear on some TV programs this September.
    • 9.24(Sun.) 5:40~6:00 NIPPON TV 『Nittere UPDate!』
  • 9.7.2017
    【Activity Report】The “JST Fair - Future Industrial Creation with Scientific Technology,” which was organized by JST, was held at Tokyo Big site on Aug. 31 (Thurs.) and Sep. 1 (Fri.). COINS, main project at iCONM, exhibited our research contents at our booth.
    Please click here for details
  • 9.6.2017
    【Award】Dr. Kensuke Osada, guest researcher (Project Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo) received a Asahikasei award 2017 of The Society of Polymer Science, Japan. His research title was "Control of higher order structures of plasmid DNA by block copolymers and its application toward gene delivery system".
    This award is given once a year to a researcher who has based on molecular science and creatively created outstanding research achievements on environment, energy, biotechnology and life science fields.
  • 9.5.2017
    【News Coverage】Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director General (Professor, The University of Tokyo)'s interview article was appeared in website Mugendai.
  • 9.4.2017
    【News Coverage】TV program which Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director General (Professor, The University of Tokyo) was appeared is providing on the TBS web site.
  • 9.1.2017
    【Award】Dr. Takanori Akagi, guest researcher (Project lecturer, The University of Tokyo) received Best Presentation Awards from The 9th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for RNAi (JARI) / The 4th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Extracellular Vesicles (JSEV).
  • 8.28.2017
    Farewell party for Summer Internship Students
  • 8.24.2017
    【News Coverage】Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director General (Professor, The University of Tokyo)'s interview article was appeared in website EMIRA.
  • 8.23.2017
    【News Coverage】Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director General (Professor, The University of Tokyo)'s interview article was appeared in Asahi Primary School Student Newspaper (dated August 23, 2017)
    • Nanomachine for the bright future - "In body hospital with micro capsule
  • 8.22.2017
    【Information】Two Researcher as JSPS Postdoctral Fellowship for Research in Japan will come to iCONM.
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  • 8.20.2017
    【News Coverage】Article related to research conducting at COINS (Main project at iCONM) was published in about 40 newspapers such as Yomiuri Shimbun, Sankei Shimbun,Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun and each local newspapers.
    It was also introduced on TV and it triggers a large public response.
    • Diagnosis of 13 types of cancer with a drop of blood
      New test by National Cancer Center
      Start clinical test from next month
    • Newspapers Lists
  • 8.15.2017
    【Information】
    We will hold the COINS Seminar at iCONM.
    September 12th (Tue.) 16:00–17:30 (Reserach Mixer 17:30~18:30 *JPY500)
    Speaker: Dr. Kohei Yamamizu
    Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
    Click here for details.(Japanese Only)
  • 8.6.2017
    【Activity Report】iCONM Seminar #5 was held on Thursday, August 5.
    Speaker: Reserchers of The University of Tokyo Life Innovation Leading Graduate School (Graduate Program for Leaders in Life Innovation: GPLLI)
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  • 8.5.2017
    【Activity Report】”King Skyfront Summer Science Event 2017,” organized by Kawasaki City, was held on Wednesday, August 2.
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  • 8.3.2017
    【News Coverage】Article of King Skyfront Summer Science Event 2017 was introduced in Kanagawa Shimbun P.19. (8/3).
  • 7.27.2017
    【Award】Dr. Shigehito Oosawa (researcher, iCONM) received Young Scientist Encouragement Lecture Award from The 27th Symposium on Biopolymers Science, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ).
  • 7.23.2017
    【News Coverage】Article of Mr. Sone (Director of Kawasaki Institute of Industrial Promotion)'s interview related to KingSky Front was introduced in Yomiuri Shimbun P.9. (7/23).
    • 【Read the paper】Developing Kanagawa Prefecture Coastal Area
  • 7.20.2017
    【News Coverage】Article of Dr. Yasuhiro Matsumura (National Cancer Center, iCONM)'s interview was introduced in Yomiuri Shimbun Yu-kan P.6. (7/20).
  • 7.19.2017
    【Activity Report】COINS Seminar #26 was held on Wednessday, July 19.
    Speaker: Prof. Alexander Wei, Dept. of Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering, Purdue University, U.S.A.
    Title: ”Adventures in Drug Delivery, Diagnostics, and Additive Manufacturing with Engineered Metal Nanoparticles”
    Related page is here
  • 7.13.2017
    【News Coverage】Article of Dr. Kazunori Kataoka,'s interview (Director General of iCONM) was introduced in Yomiuri Shimbun Yu-kan P.3. (7/13).
    • Research Front -Drugs that target cancer- "With flexibility, cheerfulness & passion"
  • 7.12.2017
    We participated Techno transfer in Kawasaki 2017.
    Related page is here
  • 7.11.2017
    【Information】King Skyfront Summer Science Event 2017 will be held again this year.
    There will be various events at iCONM such as create corner "What is In body hospital?" and experience corner "Let's experience Clean room!" Why don't you use iCONM experiences for your school summer project!
    "King Skyfront Summer Science Event 2017"
    August 2 (Wed.) 13:00 - 16:00 (Giving out of numbered ticket: 11:50 -)
    Please click here for more information how to participate.
    Click here for program.
  • 7.7.2017
    【Award】Some researchers of COINS (Main project at iCONM) received The Best Presentation Awards from The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Society.
    • The Best Oral Presentation Award
      Sakamoto Wakako, Satomi Azumai, Takuro Ochiai, Naohiko Shimada, Atsushi Maruyama (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    • The Best Poster Presentation Award
      Takuro Ochiai, Naohiko Shimada, Atsushi Maruyama (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  • 7.6.2017
    【News Coverage】Article related to research conducting at COINS at iCONM was published in Yomiuri Shimbun Yu-kan P.6. (7/6).
  • 7.6.2017
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar at iCONM.
    July 19th (Wed.) 16:00–17:00 (Reserach Mixer 17:30~18:30 ※JPY500)
    Speaker: Prof. Alexander Wei
    Dept. of Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering,
    Purdue University, U.S.A.
    “Adventures in Drug Delivery, Diagnostics, and Additive Manufacturing with Engineered Metal Nanoparticles”
    Click here for details.
  • 7.3.2017
    【News Coverage】An issue regarding of Prof. Kazunori Kataoka, Director General of iCONM was introduced.
    CHU-SAN-REN MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE No.795, P18-22
    "Realization of nanomachine "Fantastic Voyage" changes health care"
  • 6.29.2017
    【Award】Mr. Naoto Nakamura (Trainee of iCONM, The University of Tokyo, Cabral Lab.) received Poster Awards from The 70th Annual Meeting of Society for Free Radical Research Japan.
  • 6.26.2017
    【Information】Now information delivery system is ready.
    We will send you information of events of iCONM and related projects (seminars, symposium etc.) by email. Please register.
    Please click here for registration.
  • 6.23.2017
    【News Coverage】Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Published by German Chemical Society) published a news on June 26 describing the election of Prof. Kazunori Kataoka, Director General of iCONM, to Foreign Member of United States National Academy of Engineering.
    News: New Members and Foreign Members of the National Academy of Engineering
    Related 3.22.2017 news
  • 6.21.2017
    【Award】3 researchers of COINS (Main project at iCONM) received Presentation of Poster Awards from 66th SPSJ Annual Meeting(31 May).
    Mr. Sotaro Kuroyanagi (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Mr. Naoto Nakamura (iCONM, The University of Tokyo)
    Mr. Naoto Yoshinaga (iCONM, The University of Tokyo)
  • 6.14.2017
    【Activity Report】Mr. Yoichi Ito(Chief, The Science and Technology Policy Bureau of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)) and others visited iCONM and COINS.
    Click here for the details.
  • 6.7.2017
    【Activity Report】Japan Science & Technology Agency(JST)visited iCONM.
    Related page is here.
  • 6.5.2017
    【Activity Report】The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan visited iCONM.
    Related page is here.
  • 6.2.2017
    【Activity Report】8th COINS General meeting was held on June 2.
    Related page is here.
  • 6.1.2017
    【Award】Dr. Kanjiro Miyata, Visiting Research Scientist (Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo, Miyata Lab.) has received The Nucleic Acids Therapeutics Society of Japan (NatsJ) Award for Young Scientists.
  • 5.29.2017
    【News report】Article related to development plan of KING SKYFRONT and iCONM was published in Kanagawa Shimbun (5/29).
  • 5.28.2017
    【News report】Article related to research conducting at COINS at iCONM was published in Yomiuri Shimbun P.34 (5/28). The title is "Drug delivery directly to cancer cells".
  • 5.26.2017
    【Award】Some reserchers of COINS (Main project at iCONM) received The Best Poster Presentation Award from 12th Japanese Society for Molecular Imaging.
    Ms. Chika Sato, Mr. Ichio Aoki & more (NIRS, QST)
  • 5.17.2017
    【News report】Article related to research conducting at COINS in iCONM was published in Nikkei online and p.3&P.26 in Nikkei Morning paper (5/17). The title is "Cancer treatment Kaitai Shinsho (3) Cell garbage bag - actually a cause".
  • 5.17.2017
    【News report】Article related to research conducting at COINS in iCONM was published in Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun P.29 and Nikkan Kogyo online. (5/17) The title is "Researcher who open the way".
  • 4.26.2017
    【Activity Report】Dr. Anthony J. DiBella and 18 students of the study group of biotechnology industry, Eisenhower School of National Security & Resource Strategy, National Defense University, Washington D.C. USA visited iCONM.
    Related page is here.
  • 4.23.2017
    【News report】Article related to KING SKYFRONT including iCONM was published in p.22 in Yomiuri Shimbun Kanagawa edition (4/23). Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director General of iCONM's interview was introduced. The title is "Ultra-aging society Challenges of Research City ."
  • 4.20.2017
    【Activity Report】Member of BioM (Bio cluster of Munich, Germany) visited iCONM.
    Related page is here.
  • 4.19.2017
    【Activity Report】Members of BIOCOM (Bio cluster of San Diego, USA) visited iCONM.
    Related page is here.
  • 4.14.2017
    【Award】Director General, Dr. Kazunori Kataoka is awarded to the 34th H. C. Brown Lecturer at Purdue University, USA. This Lectureship is named after the famous organic chemist, Prof. H. C. Brown (1979 Noble Laureate in Chemistry), and is recognized as a great honor in the field of organic chemistry.
  • 4.13.2017
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar #25 at iCONM.
    Apr. 21 (Fri.) 16:00pm – 17:00pm
    Speaker: Dr. Yuji Tanaka (Resercher, Riken)
    "An Engineering trial for eyes disease."
    Language: Japanese only.
    Click here for details.(Japanese only)
  • 4.12.2017
    【Activity Report】Apr. 11(Tue.), The conference event of Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association(JPMA) was held at LISE.
    Related page is here.
  • 4.12.2017
    【Award】Dr. Yasutaka Anraku, Visiting Research Scientist (Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo) was awarded The Young Scientist’s Prize for The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
  • 4.7.2017
    【News report】 Article related to research conducting at COINS in iCONM was published in Nikkei online(4/7) and p.31 in Nikkei Morning paper (4/7). The title is "Kagaku Agora Let's search the criminal who is causing a recurrence of cancer".
  • 4.1.2017
    iCONM concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia on March 21, 2017.
    Professor Hermawan and two researchers of ITB visited iCONM on December 1, 2016 and a fruitful talk with Dr. Kataoka, Director of iCONM, iCONM researchers brought to realize the conclusion of the MOU this time.
    The MOU includes exchanges among researchers and organizations, strengthening and promoting collaborative research, and continuing mutual communication.
    By concluding the MOU, cooperative system between organizations regarding science and technology is established, and continuous research promotion is expected.
    ITB researcher and students are visiting iCONM to conduct a collaborative research this summer. Active exchange based on the MOU is under way.
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