The result of the first interim performance evaluation was published.

The first interim performance evaluation for “Phase 1” period (2013 – 2015) was conducted by Japan Science and Technology Agency for all 18 Centers of Innovation during the last fiscal year. The results for these 18 sites were published recently.

The Center of KANSEI Innovation was highly evaluated for the reasons that 1) the road map to expand the activity to other institutions and companies was shown clearly by utilizing a use case of a Mazda prototype vehicle, 2) the KANSEI brain network hypothesis was developed and the verification of its appropriateness has been initiated, and 3) various KANSEI satellite institutions are well integrated and unified with Hiroshima University as a central organization, and the cooperation of all participating organizations has been progressed successfully.

The evaluation results for all sites and the contents of achievement are shown at JST website.