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J-GLOBAL ID:200905025860414886   Organization code:2223527000 Update date: Jan. 21, 2020

Chuo University Research and Development Initiative

中央大学 研究開発機構, チュウオウダイガク ケンキュウカイハツキコウ
Establishment year: 1999
Address: Korakuen Campus 1-13-27 Kasuga,bunkyo-ku,Tokyo 112-8551 Japan
Telephone number: +81-3-3817-1600
History (1):
  • 1999/07
    RDI - Research and Development Initiative was established by Chuo University in July 1999 as an interdisciplinary joint research organization.
Purpose of establishment:
RDI - Research and Development Initiative was established by Chuo University in July 1999 as an interdisciplinary joint research organization. RDI aims to promote cooperation with outside institutions or organizations in industrial, administrative and academic sectors.
Business overview:
RDI - Research and Development Initiative was established by Chuo University in July 1999 as an interdisciplinary joint research organization. RDI aims to promote cooperation with outside institutions or organizations in industrial, administrative and academic sectors.
Recent dramatic scientific progress and expansion of interdisciplinary joint research fields have made universities to take social responsibilities as research organizations.
It is a pressing need for universities to build an organic whole among not only intramural but also domestic and overseas institutions or organizations, creating synergy in the process. This is the premise for the research at RDI, Research and Development Initiative All the research activities at RDI are funded from external sources. Each joint research project, a research unit, consists of researchers inside and outside of Chuo University.
Each unit decides its own theme and term for research activities and attains funding from external sources. Research term can be extended to ten years the maximum, until a research project is completed. When a research ends or research term expires, the unit is dispersed.
RDI is conveniently located in the center of Tokyo, at Ichigaya campus of Chuo University opened in April 2000. Information network as well as facilities and equipment necessary for research activities are all provided there.
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