Japan aims to internationalize its science enterprise

Feder, Toni
December 2008
Physics Today;Dec2008, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p28
Academic Journal
The article discusses the launch of Japan's World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI), which aims to attract foreign scientists as well as to gain global recognition in the field of science. It says that WPI will receive seven billion yen from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for 10 years. It also features other WPI institutes such as the Advanced Institute for Materials Research and the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences.


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