RITE is inviting basic research proposals aimed at the development of innovative technologies which will contribute to the solution of global environmental problems.
Research themes a) research concerning carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases considered to be the primary causes of global warming: efficient separation, recovery, disposal, re-use etc. of greenhouse gases; innovative process technologies which limit greenhouse gas generation; research concerning enhancement of CO2 sinks. b) research on other technologies concerning global environmental problems as follows: control of the generation and widespread release of chemical substances, apart from the greenhouse gases mentioned in a), which are seriously detrimental to the environment, or detoxification of those substances; substitutes for the chemical substances mentioned above; recycling and effective utilisation of materials.
Application forms are downloadable.
Address: Research Proposals Reception Section
Research Planning Department
Telephone: +81 774 75 2302
Fax: +81 774 75 2314