Since its establishment in 2013, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) has been a leader in creating a sustainable society through transdisciplinary integration of plant science, chemical biology, catalytic chemistry, and biomass engineering. Using as guides the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions, we are promoting six flagship projects.

Flagship Projects

Innovative Plant Biotechnology
Integrative Symbiological Solutions
Metabolic Genome Engineering
Innovative Catalysts
Leading-edge Polymers
Advanced Research and Technology Platforms