Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank has begun handling trust products that support universities and research institutes conducting medical research in response to the spread of the new coronavirus infection.The system allows you to choose donations from 13 universities and research institutes, including Osaka University, which has established a new coronavirus infectious disease control fund, and Ehime University, which is working on a project to extend healthy life expectancy by elucidating and controlling the aging mechanism.

 According to Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, participating schools and institutions other than Osaka University and Ehime University are Hokkaido University, Tohoku University, Tokyo University, Kitasato Institute, Tokyo Science University, Nagoya University, Kyoto University, Kobe University, Okayama University, and Hiroshima. University, Kyushu University.

 Not only the new corona measures, but also the use of data science for medical treatment, cancer and intractable disease measures, etc., each university / institution decides the theme and participates, and those who wish to purchase the product can choose the research that they agree with.

 In addition to the bequest donations that have been made so far, in consideration of the diversification of needs regarding donation methods, we have also started handling "will substitute donation trusts" that can easily donate a part of the property in case of emergency.Eight universities and institutions, Hokkaido University, Tohoku University, Tokyo University, Kitasato Institute, Kyoto University, Osaka University, Hiroshima University, and Kyushu University, are participating. From May, Kobe University and Ehime University, and from June, Tokyo Science. A university will be added.

reference:[Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank] Efforts to resolve social issues through donations and the start of handling new trust products (PDF)

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