Otsu/Shiga, Japan – October 30, 2014 – Takara Bio Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a grant from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).

Project Development of Technology for Mass Production of Cardiomyocytes Derived from Human iPS Cells and Their Functional Characterization Toward Global Standardization of Cardiac Safety Assessment

Takara Bio Inc.
Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University
Alpha MED Scientific Inc.
Brainvision Inc.

Period Fiscal year ending March 2015
Total amount Up to ¥200 million


(NEDO News Release Web site)