Division of Moonshot Research and Development Program Moonshot Research and Development Program

Outline

Key Fields Moonshot Research and Development Program, Other programs(1st)
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study, Clinical Study, Clinical Trials, None
Contact
Office of Project Management
Division of Moonshot Research and Development Program
E-mail: moonshot"AT"amed.go.jp , Replace "AT" with "@"
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Overview

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"Moonshot Research and Development" is a bold new R&D program from AMED that aims to create disruptive innovation in Japan.
To solve issues facing future society, AMED is driving R&D in ambitious projects that are more than just extensions of conventional technology.

The Moonshot Goal engaged by AMED

Toward the attainment of the Moonshot Goal 7 finalized by the Headquarters for Healthcare Policy, research and development will be implemented by combining based on the basic approach to the R&D program specified by the Cabinet Office, MEXT, MHLW and METI.

The summery of "Moonshot goal7." For details, see
The image of "Moonshot Goal 7"

Management and Evaluation Framework

This figure shows the overall promotion framework of Moonshot R&D.
The Moonshot Program Director (PD) and Moonshot Sub-PD’s will provide necessary guidance and advice to the research projects conducted by the PMs in order to achieve the Moonshot goals set by the Headquarters for Healthcare Policy.

Moonshot R&D promotion framework. Please see above for the details.

Moonshot Program Director

The photo of HIRANO-san

HIRANO Toshio (President, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology : QST)

Specializes in immunology and life science; PhD.
Discovered Interleukin 6 and opened new ways to treat autoimmune diseases.
Draws on deep and wide-ranging knowledge and experience, from work promoting cutting edge multidisciplinary research to basic medical research to medical applications; served as head of Osaka University and of QST
Recognized by numerous prizes, including the Crafoord Prize and the Japan Prize
Appointed in 2016 as the first President of the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology

Outline of R&D Project

(Reference) Other Moonshot goals and responsible Agency for R&D

For the summary of other Moonshot Goals (1 to 6), please check the “Moonshot Goals” to be targeted by the Moonshot Research and Development Program.

 
Moonshot Goal Funding Agency's
【Moonshot Goal 1】
  Realization of a society in which human beings can be free from limitations of body, brain, space, and time by 2050.
Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST)
【Moonshot Goal 2】
 Realization of ultra-early disease prediction and intervention by 2050.
Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST)
【Moonshot Goal 3】
 Realization of AI robots that autonomously learn, adapt to their environment, evolve in intelligence and act alongside human beings, by 2050.
Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST)
【Moonshot Goal 4】
 Realization of sustainable resource circulation to recover the global environment by 2050
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
【Moonshot Goal 5】
 Creation of the industry that enables sustainable global food supply by exploiting unused biological resources by 2050.
Bio-oriented Technology Research Advancement Institution (BRAIN)
【Moonshot Goal 6】
 Realization of a fault-tolerant universal quantum computer that will revolutionize economy, industry, and security by 2050.
Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST)

Last updated 2021.7.8