Mar. 11, 2013: Interim evaluation results posted for 30 FIRST Program topics

On March 7, the Funding Program for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology (FIRST Program) promotion council confirmed the interim evaluation results and posted them on the website.
Section 2. (1) Overall Evaluation Summary in Material 1 “FIRST Interim Evaluation Results” evaluates the project as follows: “The interdisciplinary approach achieves integrated promotion of research and development that has yielded outstanding achievements, such as establishing innovative technologies related to a next-generation mass spectrometry system with world-class performance that dramatically improves selectivity and detection sensitivity.”
A more detailed evaluation appears in the No. 13 pdf file, Appendix for the Material 1 Interim Evaluation Results for Each Research Topic.