Yamagata University will set up a collaborative base between the university and companies on the Yonezawa Campus in October 2015, and will start a project to support the active participation of female researchers.

This project was adopted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's Science and Technology Human Resources Development Fund Subsidy Project "Diversity Research Environment Realization Initiative (Collaboration Type)" *, and by promoting research and life balance support for female researchers, women The purpose is to improve the research ability of researchers and actively promote them to higher positions.

 At Yamagata University, the theme of this project is "participation of female researchers in the creation of future lives utilizing organic electronics," and the research and development center of Dainippon Printing Co., Ltd. Three institutions with Yamagata Prefectural Yonezawa Nutrition University will jointly promote joint research in which female researchers participate.As an initiative of this project, we will build a support system for balancing research and life, such as a research supporter system and a return support system for those who have interrupted research, and expand the base of female researchers through university / company exchange study abroad programs and mentor systems. The production of female leaders can be mentioned.

On October 2015, 10, the "Joint R & D Seminar" and "Diversity Research Environment Realization Managers' Workshop" will be held at the same university, and anyone can participate. A special lecture by Ms. Kaoriko Kodate (Professor of the University of Electro-Communications, Professor Emeritus of Japan Women's University) will be held under the theme of "The past and future of female researchers-Now is your chance! Expectations for participation in the creation of the future". It has been.

* The "Diversity Research Environment Realization Initiative (Collaboration)" is a research activity support project for female researchers of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. We will develop a research environment that can achieve both.The collaborative type means that universities and companies collaborate to support the spread of business.

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