The FCQ is an exclusive Quiz on Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine for students and scholars from Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Veterinary Science, Dentistry and Medicine conducted every year as a part of NCRM NICHE. The FCQ was named after renowned Japanese Physician Dr. Fujio Takayama (1923 ~2016) and has been conducted this year for the XV consecutive time.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the active knowledge gaining (AKG) event Fujio Cup Quiz (FCQ) 2020's preliminary rounds were held virtually for the first time. Dr. V. Dedeepiya Devaprasad (Critical Care consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai & Teaching Assistant, TPRM, Canada) served as the Quiz master while Dr. J. Saravana Ganesh (Cardiothoracic surgeon, Waikato District Health Board, New Zealand) and Dr. Samuel JK Abraham (Faculty, University of Yamanashi & Head, Nichi-In) served as the Jury. Two Preliminary rounds were held in which
teams from India, Indonesia and Australia participated in slots allotted to each of the teams. The experience was a different one which was thoroughly enjoyed by the participants and the quiz masters apart from thought proving discussions on novel technologies in regenerative medicine. Four teams were selected for the final round virtual presentations during the NCRM NICHE 2020 event on 18th Oct 2020.

NCRM thanks all the participants, their faculty, head of the institutions and peer group for making this event a grand success.