Plant Molecular Technology Research Group

1. We have been engaged in a grant from Development of Fundamental Technologies for Production of High-value Materials using Transgenic Plants (2006-2010) project of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan.

2. Closed type plant production system for production of plant-made pharmaceuticals won the Good Design Gold Prize 2007.

3. Closed-type transgenic plant production system using only artificial lamps for pharmaceutical production has been developed as "AIST initiative of industrial revolution research" adoption program since 2005.

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*About BPRI

Bioproduction Research Institute

AIST Hokkaido
2-17-2-1, Tsukisamu-Higashi,
Toyohira Ward, Sapporo City,
Hokkaido, 062-8517 Japan
AIST Tsukuba Central 6
Central 6,1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8566 Japan