Information about World Premier International Research Center Initiative(WPI)

WPI was Launched in FY2007, WPI aims to create a “globally visible research centers” with an outstanding research environment and a very high research standard, and to prompt many frontline researchers from around the world.
At the moment, WPI has established 18 WPI centers all over Japan.

1. Overview of WPI
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2. Videos of each center (17 centers listed): AzI30N41GI2fwm&index=2

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4. WPI Portal Site(EurekAlert!(*)):
※EurekAlert!: The world’s largest online news release distribution service provided by AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science). WPI news portal on EurekAlert! aggregates the latest news releases from WPI centers.