11 national universities in the Kyushu and Okinawa regions, including Kyushu University, exchanged a memorandum of understanding for collaboration to improve research capabilities.With the declining research capabilities of Japan becoming a major problem, it is difficult to expect an increase in research funds provided by the government. is said to be the first.

 According to Kyushu University, participating schools include Fukuoka University of Education, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Saga University, Nagasaki University, Kumamoto University, Oita University, University of Miyazaki, Kagoshima University, National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya, and University of the Ryukyus.The signing ceremony of the memorandum was held at the Hotel Nikko Fukuoka in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City with the presidents of 11 schools gathered, and a press conference was held after the signing.

 The 11 schools will form a common platform "Kyushu-Okinawa Open University", share expensive research equipment, and jointly develop human resources.Kyushu University will serve as the secretariat of the platform.

 In terms of national finances, the balance of ordinary government bonds is expected to reach 2022 trillion yen by the end of fiscal 2, more than double the gross domestic product (GDP).This figure is by far the highest in developed countries, and is seen as a critical situation by other countries.Moreover, social security costs are likely to rise sharply in the future due to the impact of the declining birthrate and aging population, and defense spending is likely to rise sharply in the future due to heightened international tensions. expected to be difficult.

 Kyushu University President Tatsuro Ishibashi said, "We would like to take advantage of the strengths and characteristics of each university and work together to solve regional issues in Kyushu and Okinawa."

reference:[Kyushu University] 11 national university corporations in the Kyushu and Okinawa regions have signed a memorandum of understanding on collaborative cooperation centered on improving research capabilities

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