The University was selected for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's (MEXT's) FY2006 Program to Promote Diversity in Career Paths in Science and Technology.
This program was established for such activities as building networks among universities, businesses, academic associations, and NPOs, supporting interchange between personnel and businesses, disseminating information, and providing guidance. The program will involve the following: sending students to companies and other entities for internships and other on-site training activity, providing organizational support and carrying out activities consigned by MEXT to prepare an environment to help post-doctoral and other young researchers with their career choices. Out of 38 proposals, 8 institutions were selected for participation in this program after careful screening by experts from industry and academia who were on the board to evaluate plans proposed for the Program to Promote Diversity in Career Paths in Science and Technology.
Project to support people receiving doctoral degrees who are on a non-research career path
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Toyohashi Institute of Technology, Natural Institutes of Natural Sciences (Institute for Molecular Science, National Institute for Basic Biology), Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting, Co., Ltd., Chuo Aoyama Audit Corporation, The Japan Research Institute, Ltd., Bio Factory Central Japan, Nagoya Industrial Science Research Institute, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Outline of efforts
Led by the University's Industry-Academia-Government Cooperation Promotion Headquarters and the International Cooperation Center for Agricultural Research, efforts will be organized to provide guidance, basic research and individual consulting. With support and cooperation from Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting and other entities with experience in this area, the project will also involve identifying places for internships, other on-site training programs, and employment opportunities.
Related websites: Decision on selection of institutions to join new FY2006 project to Promote Diversification of Career Paths for Personnel in Science and Technology