GlycoTechnica Co.,Ltd. has started a crowdfunding project “COVID-19: A first step towards developing a new drug to reduce the severity of symptoms:” with the crowdfunding service “READYFOR” .

This project is aiming to understand the mechanism of aggravation of COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 infection, to eventually develop new therapeutic modality to reduce the severe symptoms of COVID-19. We are conducting the research in collaboration with Professor Tatsuro Irimura at Juntendo University and Professor Norio Yamamoto at Tokai University. To boost the project success, we will ask for donations with the monetary goal of 5 million yen using the crowdfunding platform. We would really appreciate it if you could make a small donation or spread the information for us.

Donation period: November 9, 2020 AM6:00(JST) ~ December 25, 2020 PM 23:00(JST)

Crowdfunding format: All or Nothing (The system allows the owner to receive the support money only when the total amount of donations collected within the period reaches the target amount.)

Donation (Yen): Minimum unit of the donation is from 3,000 yen.