The 21st Century COE Program (centers of excellence: COE) was established by MEXT in 2002 aiming at establishing research and education bases across a range of academic disciplines. These COEs are expected to enhance the standard of Japanese research to the world highest level while fostering creative people of a caliber to become world leaders in their respective field.
The center of SIMOT (Science of Institutional Management of Technology) aims at educating, conceptualizing and operationalizing the coevolutionary dynamism between innovation cycle and institutions, leading to accruing to global assets.
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