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RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR)

Minoru Yoshida Director: Minoru Yoshida (D.Agr.)

At the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research, outstanding researchers with rich research achievements and strong leadership abilities serve as leaders of Chief Scientist Laboratories and RIKEN Hakubi Research Teams, from where they carry out innovative fundamental research, pioneer new research fields, and carry on research that crosses disciplinary and organizational barriers.

Deputy Director: Reizo Kato (D.Sci.)


List of Organizations

Chief Scientist Laboratories etc

In order to achieve the mission of the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research, scientists with outstanding research achievements, broad perspectives and excellent leadership abilities are recruited as to as the leaders of Chief Scientist Laboratories. Chief Scientists carry out their own research based on a long-term perspective,

Details: Chief Scientist Laboratories etc

RIKEN Hakubi Research Teams

In the Hakubi Fellows Program, RIKEN offers junior PI positions for independent research by exceptionally talented individuals. The program, established in 2017, encourages active exchange between the fellows, and seeks to develop the next generation of leading researchers with a global outlook,

Details: RIKEN Hakubi Research Teams

RIKEN ECL Research Team / RIKEN ECL Research Unit

Outstanding junior researchers are assigned to positions according to their career stage, and can carry out research based on their own innovative thinking as a PI (RIKEN ECL Research Team Leaders / RIKEN ECL Research Unit Leaders.)

Details: RIKEN ECL Research Team / RIKEN ECL Research Unit

Recent Research Results

Contact Information

2-1 Hirosawa,
Wako, Saitama,
351-0198, Japan
Email: cpr-koho [at] ml.riken.jp