You are seriously one of the most depressing people I have ever conversed with. I'm really left with no choice now but to go eat worms.
"The budget for this program this year is ¥3,410,000,000 [$27 million]," Iwasuji wrote. (Referring to 2015.)
“The joint research team (Nano-METS) comprises six institutions: two companies, Technova and Nissan; and four universities, Tohoku, Kyushu, Nagoya and Kobe.”
"Japanese industry, government, and academia announce the opening of a new cold fusion lenr R&D facility at the prestigious Tokohu University."
Just a small sampling, by the way.
Alain summarized what is happening in India:
India: NTPC Organizes Third LENR-India Forum Meeting in Bengalore (involving NIAS/NETRA)
And as for Russia, Peter knows much more about what is going on. Here he summarizes the Russian National LENR Research Plan:
Maybe your old friends and acquaintances have stopped notifying you because you are such a buzz kill.