About Gifu University

Learning, Exploring, and Contributing

Glycocalyx of lung vascular endothelium. The world's first image capture of its three-dimensional structure.

Dr. Maki developed the Minimal English Test (MET) to increase efficiency in education and research in the field of acquisition of English as a foreign language, and has published a book on the MET research.

Our aim: a new global standard. Gifu University's smart mold will change conventional manufacturing.

First in Japan to be established on university grounds! Opening a Museum of Infrastructure featuring full-sized models of bridges, etc.

【What is born at Gifu U?/The site of the latest research.】
Researching degenerative myelopathy in dogs and taking up the challenge of investigating this incurable nervous disease and developing a treatment.

【What is born at Gifu U?/The site of the latest research.】
Developing a platform system to freely modify "bacteriophages," natural predator viruses that infect bacteria.

Strong links with the Gifu Central Livestock Hygiene Service Center. Opening the first joint facility in Japan, towards the construction of a new model for saving livestock.

【For the health of tomorrow】
Anti-carcinogenic material found in invasive alien plants subject to eradication

【For the health of tomorrow】
Research on saccharides and dietary fiber pectin in foods
Ideal diet to extend our healthy life expectancy

【Gifu University At the forefront of innovations】
The key to forecast typhoon paths: Vortexes
evelopment of technologies to analyze typhoon paths

【For the health of tomorrow】
The world's first discovery of food components that can improve cholesterol metabolism

【Open the Classroom Door!】
"Gifu University Rearing Program for Basin Water Environmental leaders"
We train leaders to solve the basin water environment problems that developing countries face.

【Feature /Infrastructure Innovation 】
Through a public experiment in Yaotsu Town, our goal is to construct next-generation infrastructure centered around hydrogen energy.

【Feature /Infrastructure Innovation 】
Project aids analysis of Kumamoto earthquake relief survey. Research experience leverages infrastructure readiness for disaster prevention.

【Made at Gifu University /A Cutting Edge Research Site. 】
We're developing a technology to measure volume with sound.
It lets us control crunchiness and that mouth-melting feeling!

【Made at Gifu University /A Cutting Edge Research Site. 】
Group discovers unique multicolored fluorescent organic compounds.
An entrée into new materials science.

In the field of "RNA drug discovery", where next-generation treatments lie, we've made five reagents viable for cancer and other treatments.

【Things to come out of Gifu University/The leading edge of research】
Global firsts in understanding of the "xi" cascade subatomic particle, deeply involved in the evolutionary process in stars.

【World-Class Medical Research】
Lab Inaugurates World's First University-Based Production Apparatus for Investigational New Drugs.
Makes Bold Foray Into IND Development for Inhibiting Creutzfeldt-Jakob and other Rare and Incurable Diseases.

【World-Class Medical Research】
Examining melanocytes, the governors of hair and skin color.
Work sheds light on the mechanisms of hair-graying and white-spotting.

【Door to a whole new world!】
Japanese and international students studying together to become a leader capable of actively working on a global stage.

【Things to come out of Gifu University/The leading edge of research】
My goal is to clarify the close connections of humans to animals and the natural world through research into hunting cultures.

【Ecological Manufacturing】
Venture firm player and Gifu University build strong connection, move toward commercialization.
Gifu expertise focuses on recycling carbon fiber-reinforced plastics from global waste stream.

【Ecological Manufacturing】
Commercial application to pacemakers and other healthcare devices
Reducing the power consumption of electronic devices by 90% with a newly developed integrated circuit

【The Micro World】
Major Step Forward in New Drug Development for Rheumatoid, Allergic, and Other Diseases
World's First Elaboration of 3D Structure of Interleukin-18.

【The Micro-Scale World】
From Dream to Product. Multi-Functional Fibers Retain Added Components for Long Periods.
World's First Specialty "Nano Porous Fibers" Developed.

【Cutting-edge Research from the Front Line/Born at Gifu University】
I hope to communicate information on the Earth underneath our feet via GEOLAND GIFU , Geological Map

Succeeded in recovery of exhaustible resource "phosphorus" using microbial fuel cells.

"Photovoltaic power generation" is entering an era of practical use through cooperation with industrial circles.

Reproducing the uniquely human way of seeing things in a virtual world

Developing composite materials with traditional Japanese textile technology to protect planetary probes

Developing a sustainable land management system using goats grazing

Our mission is to develop a biodiversity conservation strategy based on the in Gifu and to hand over the nature and wildlife to future generations 100 years from now

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