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U.S. military provided over 200 million yen to 12 Japanese research institutions since 2000

  • 2015-12-08 15:00:00
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun
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(Kanagawa Shimbun: December 7, 2015 – p. 1)

 

 The U.S. military has provided more than 200 million yen in research funds to at least 12 universities and research institutions, including Yokohama National University, since 2000, sources disclosed on Dec. 6. The universities and research institutions that have said that they received funds from the U.S. military are as follows:

 

Name of university or institution

Amount provided

Timeframe

Saitama University

21.77 million yen

2002, 2003

Tokyo Institute of Technology

870,000 dollars

 

(106.80 million yen)

2005, 2006, 2010-2013

Yokohama National University

18.35 million yen

2010, 2012-2015

Kanazawa Institute of Technology

65,500 dollars

 

(8.04 million yen)

2002, 2004

University of Fukui

7.17 million yen

2010-2012

Meijo University

2.5 million yen

2009

Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

1.64 million yen

2012, 2014

Yamaguchi University

2.44 million yen

2009-2013

Tokushima University

5.36 million yen

2010, 2011

RIKEN

47.89 million yen

2000-2003, 2005-2010

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

4,000 dollars

 

(490,000 yen)

2005

National Institute for Materials Science

3.92 million yen

2010, 2012

Total amount

226.46 million yen

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