Open Innovation Hub for Expanding Humanosphere and the Domain of Human Activity through Solar System Frontier Development
October 11, 2019
JAXA has selected 20 projects for TansaX's fifth Request for Proposal
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), together with outside experts and technical specialists, has selected 20 projects for it's fifth Request for Proposal.
The total number of proposals received was 69.
Each project will start as soon as the contract between JAXA and the proponents is concluded.
Solution Creating Research
1.Development of highly sensitive and accurate portable gas sensor for volatile detection
Development of sensitive and precise portable gas chromatograph for multiple volatile compoundsKazushi YAMANAKA(Ball Wave Inc.)
2.Research on portable high-definition ultrasound imaging that can acquire cross-sectional images of muscles and abdomen
Research of handheld wireless ultrasound system for applying space medicineYukiya MIYACHI(FUJIFILM Corporation)
3.Research on portable high-definition X-ray imaging with durability and radiation resistance
Research of portable X-ray system for applying space medicineTomoaki NAKASHIMA (FUJIFILM Corporation)
4.Development of autonomous risk assessment system to detect mental/physical fatigue and sleep deficiency by self-monitoring technique of skin condition
Development of an Automated Risk Assessment Method for Mental and Physical Disorders Using Skin and Vital DataChihiro KONDO and Yuko HIRAI (POLA ORBIS HOLDINGS INC.)with project members from POLA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, INC.
Ideas Incubating Research
5.R & D of ultralight moving vehicles
Development of flapping-wing micro vehicles for wide-area exploration and communication network construction on the areaTaro FUJIKAWA (Tokyo Denki University) with project members from Chiba Institute of Technology and DAIDOC Co., Ltd.
6.Wide area positioning system using electromagnetic waves
7.Automated driving system for off-road vehicles
Improvement of traction on sand road by electric drive controlKensuke ITOU (Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.)
8.Effective recycling technology for materials and equipment
9.Effective utilization of unused resources
10.High-efficiency food production system using robotics technology
Development of LED multi-stage rotary cherry tomato cultivation system and automatic harvesting robotKazuki IIMURA(GINZA FARM Co.,Ltd.) with project members from Nippon Del Monte Agri Company and MIRAI Co., Ltd.
11. Plant residue recycling technology
Develop a recyclable new medium for plant factory with artificial lightYusuke NAKAI(Kyushu Okinawa Agricultural Research Center, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (KARC, NARO)) with project members from JSP Co., Ltd.
Development of compact quad-generation system for recycling plant residue based on the methane fermentation technologyRyosuke ENDO(Osaka Prefecture University) with project members from Yanmar Energy System Co., Ltd.
12.Development of the printed wiring board for small, lightweight, high efficiency and Low EMC power supply
Power supply board design technology that realizes compact, lightweight, high-efficiency, low EMCToshihiro IWAKI (Naturanix Co., Ltd.) with project members from Nagoya University and Aisan Industry Co., Ltd.
13.Research on electromagnetic shielding material technology for small and light spacecraft
Development of ultra-lightweight material for electromagnetic shieldingTomonaga Ueno(Nagoya University) with project members from Zeon Corporation
14.Study on Standby-Power-Free System
Standby power-free system by MTJ/CMOS hybrid technologies and its environmental tolerance test (for space application)Tetsuo ENDOH(Tohoku University)
15.Commercial Robot and Dexterous Hand Technology supporting Mouse Habitation Task
16.Prevention and improvement of vestibular function decline for gravity re-adaptation by noisy galvanic vestibular stimulation(nGVS)
Countermeasure for vestibular dysfunction caused by altered gravitational environment using noise galvanic vestibular stimulaton (nGVS)Hironobu MORITA(Gifu University) with project members from Kindai University and The University of Tokyo
17.Research on physical interaction systems(Rehabilitation supporting device and strength training device) using artificial muscles
Wearable physical interaction system for rehahabilitation and training utilizing innovative variable viscoelastic actuation devicesTaro Nakamura(Chuo University)
18.Synbiotic countermeasure for maintaining health
Effects of Synbiotics “Bifidobacteria and Lactoferrin” Supplementation on Health Risk Reduction in Space EnvironmentSatoshi ARAI(Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.)
19.Study on optimization of dose assessment for space radiation exposure during space flight
A review of evaluation methods of radiation dose and their measurement systems for the long-term stay in spaceShinichi SASAKI(High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)) with project members from Japan Atomic Energy Agency(JAEA),Keio University and Kobe University
20.Pharmaceutical countermeasure against radiation-induced bone marrow injury
The therapeutic effect of Kampo medicine for myelosuppression induced by radiation exposureRyuji TAKAHASHI(Kracie Pharma, Ltd.)
TansaX Challenging Research
21.TansaX challenging research
Actuation performance of single crystal Cu-Al-Mn shape memory alloys under cryogenic environmentYoshikazu ARAKI (Nagoya University) with project members from Tohoku University
Investigation of mechanical stress on the optic nerve associated with postural changeAri SHINOJIMA(Keio University)with project members from Kobe University and Orthopedic surgery OGATA Clinic
A novel system for high-resolution tomography and 3D visualization using a sequential grinding techniqueYasuhiro IBA(Hokkaido University)
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