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March 29, 2018

Production system of “Rare Sugar Tree” (Itea spp.) with local senior participants under industry-academia-government collaboration received ”2017 Seisaku shōrei-shō” (Policy Encouragement Award) in the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, on March 29, 2017.

Reference Articles and video:
Shikoku Shimbun on March 29, 2018
 
Recruit Jobs Co., Ltd. Video introduction

January 17, 2018

Rare Sugar”, first coined by Professor Emeritus Dr. Ken Izumori (IIRSRE Research Adviser) and authorized by the International Society of Rare Sugars in 2001, and one of rare sugars “Psicose”, have been added as “new words” to Kojien 7th edition (Iwanami Shoten Publishers) published on January 12, 2018. Kojien is the definitive resource for the Japanese language, and is considered the standard by which other dictionaries are measured. The other new words that were recognized in the new edition of Kojien as having entered the Japanese lexicon, are for example Smapho (Smartphone), LCC (Low-cost carrier), and Appli (Smartphone application).

Reference Articles: Nikkei Newspaper on Jan 17, 2018
Shikoku Shimbun on Jan 20, 2018
Setonaikai Broadcasting on Jan 24, 2018

October 1, 2017

Greeting by New Director

August 1, 2017

Regional Innovation Ecosystem Formation Program was granted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

July 31, 2017

Exhibition of rare sugar study at Innovation Japan 2017 willl be from August 31 to September 1, 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight

February 22, 2017

Rare Sugar Seminars was held at the Lounge of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

January 4, 2017

Rare Sugar exhibition started at the entrance of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan from Jan 4 to Feb 22, 2017 in Tokyo

January 4, 2017

Assistant Professor L. Kong arrived to the division of Rare Sugar Production

December 20, 2016

Rare sugar researches and this institute were featured as“Rare Sugar: Toward the next stage” in University PR brochure Kaga-Ado

December 1, 2016

Assistant Professors S. Mochizuki and S. Kato arrived to the division of Rare Sugar Production

December 1, 2016

Professor emeritus of Oxford University G.W.J. Fleet arrived Kagawa University as a visiting professor position

November 26, 2016

More than 200 researchers arrived for Rare Sugar Congress 2016 , and over 350 attendance was counted for “Rare Sugar Seminars for Public” and exhibition by rare sugar-related companies

October 9, 2016

IIRSRE was picked up in the Asahi Shimbun(Asahi Newspaper) in the education section of national edition.

July 15, 2016

The Sixth International Rare Sugar Congress in Kagawa will be hold at International Convention Facility for 24-26 November, 2016

July 8, 2016

36 students from Takamatsu Elementary School Attached to Faculty of Education, Kagawa University arrived

July 5, 2016

Dean Park and 11 students from Catholic University of Daegu arrived

June 1, 2016

Rare sugar was picked up in "Good morning Japan" on NHK national network

May 12, 2016

Celebration of the 23th Ashihara Scientific Award

May 6, 2016

Rare sugar was picked up in NHK program on Kansai regional network

April 27, 2016

The founding memorial symposium of International Institute of Rare Sugar Research and Education

April 1, 2016

Establishment of International Institute of Rare Sugar Research and Education

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