THERS Certifies 'Q-BReD' as New Alliance Base for Gifu University and Nagoya University

The Tokai National Higher Education and Research System (THERS) has newly certified 'Quantum-Based Frontier Research Hub for Industry Development (Q-BReD) as a new alliance base for Gifu University and Nagoya University.

'Q-BReD' is made up of:

- Innovation Research Center for Quantum Medicine, Gifu University School of Medicine

- Institute of Quantum Science innovation, Institutes of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University

On Wednesday, February 21, 2024, THERS held a press conference which was attended by the following executive members from Gifu University and Nagoya University:

- THERS Chancellor MATSUO Seiichi

- Professor KIYONAKA Shigeki from Nagoya University Graduate School of Engineering (to be appointed Q-BReD Director)

- Professor MATSUO Masayuki from Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine (to be appointed Q-BReD Deputy Director)

The three provided a summary of Q-BReD's missions and activities for the audience.

Professor Matsuo expressed the aspiration for new drug discovery, development of new diagnostic methods for intractable diseases, and creation of new businesses by significantly enhance the sensitivity of MRI and visualization of biological functions and metabolism within the body using quantum technology.

Professor Matsuo making a presentation
Group photo
(from left: President YOSHIDA Kazuhiro of Gifu University,
Professor Matsuo, Chancellor Matsuo, Professor Kiyonaka,
and President SUGIYAMA Naoshi of Nagoya University

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