Press Release-Telecom
March 26, 2010

Now Accepting R&D Issues for the 2010 ICT Innovation Promotion Project for Global Warming Measures (PREDICT)

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) will be newly accepting R&D issues in 2010 for the ICT Innovation Promotion Project for Global Warming Measures (PREDICT) which is a competitive fund system of the Information and Communications Technology Sub-committee.

Objective of the system

The objective of PREDICT is the promotion of creating ICT seeds that will contribute to measures against global warming focusing on the first period of the Kyoto Protocol (2008 to 2012) and to aim for a large reduction in CO2 gases emitted through the results of those seeds along with having Japan make an international contribution to the issue of global warming through these international developments.

Acceptance Period

Issues will be accepted from March 26 to April 23, 2010 at 5PM. Mail must be postmarked by this date.


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International Policy Division,
Global ICT Strategy Bureau, MIC
TEL: +81 3 5253 5374 / FAX: +81 3 5253 5924