Toyohashi Tech Selected for Research University Reinforcement and Promotion Project
23 Sep 2013
Toyohashi University of Technology (Toyohashi Tech) was selected as one of twenty-two organizations to receive aid through the Research University Reinforcement and Promotion Project that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, and Science and Technology launched this year.
This project supports efforts by universities and similar organizations to strengthen their research capabilities, including securing research management personnel and implementing intensive reforms to their research environment in order to reinforce universities conducting world-class research and strengthen research capabilities throughout Japan.
Toyohashi Tech is striving to form a hub that promotes interdisciplinary innovation research, which is the evolution of traditional problem-solving-based engineering, the objective of which is to solve problems, to value-creating engineering, the ideal of which is to create new value, by overcoming the barriers of specialization and organization, creating active partnerships with both Japanese and foreign companies and research institutes, and recruiting diverse personnel. This project will create a support system and environment to accelerate these reforms.