For the first time in Japan, 2 Scientists from Okayama University were recently awarded an ASCENT European grant.

Recently in Spring 2017, Pr. Teranishi and Takeyasu from Okayama University were granted a European support from the ASCENT program. ASCENT is funded by the European Commission under the H2020 research infrastructures program – This is the first time that Japanese scientists are succesfully applying to ASCENT support. Both professors performed their ASCENT supported research at Tyndall National Institute of Cork, Ireland. A news was released in the ASCENT Newsletter as well as a video reporting on ASCENT experiments performed by Professor Teranishi at Tyndall.

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(http://www.ascent.network/newsletter/)

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