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 Press Conference by the President

Media Session - November 3, 2016 at Miraikan(The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation)

On November 3rd, the first day of “Science Agora 2016”, JST President Hamaguchi, Mr. Rush Holt(National Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)), and three high school students who lived in the affected area of the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Kumamoto Earthquake, talked about science and disaster.

Media Session

Session 6 - October 19, 2016 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president mentioned on “JST 20th Anniversary Project” and “Science Agora 2016”.

Dr. SOMEYA Takao (Research Leader. ERATO) also conducted a lecture on “Wearable and its future world - lighter than feathers, thinner and softer than a wrap”.

Photo: Session 6 Photo: Dr. SOMEYA

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
ppt Press Conference by the President (October 19, 2016) (PDF:1.93MB)

Session 5 - September 14, 2016 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president briefly spoke about the keys of budget requests and funding new research creation program (SUCCESS). Dr. ADACHI Chihaya (Research Leader. ERATO) also conducted a lecture on “From the creation of innovative light-emitting organic materials toward the realization of future organic semiconductor lasers”.

Photo: Session 2 Photo: Dr. OOOOOOO

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
ppt Press Conference by the President (September 14, 2016) (PDF:987KB)

Session 4 - July 13 2016 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president briefly spoke about R&D Programs Focused on Technology Transfer Center of Innovation (COI) and introduced the winners of The 4th Thomson Reuters Research Front Award. Dr. MIYASAKO Masaaki (Research Leader, Vision 2, COI STREAM), Professor of Tokyo University of the Arts, also gave a lecture titled“Clone Cultural Property”.

Photo: Session 2 Photo: Dr. OOOOOOO

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
ppt Press Conference by the President (July 13, 2016) (PDF:817KB)

Session 3 - June 29, 2016 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

In this session, the President briefly spoke about JST’s approach to AI technologies (AIP Network Laboratory).

Dr. GOTO Masataka (Research Supervisor) also gave a lecture titled “ACT-I ‘Information and Future.’”

Photo: Session 3 Photo: Dr. GOTO

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
ppt Press Conference by the President (June 29, 2016) (PDF:560KB)

Session 2 - May 30, 2016 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

In this session, the President briefly spoke about the JST 20th Memorial Symposium in Fukushima, Japan and China University Fair and Forum in China 2016 Report, and Science Agora 2016.

Dr. SUGIHARA Kokichi, Research Supervisor, nanotechnology and materials, CREST, also gave a lecture titled “Evolution of Impossible Objects: Irrational World Created by the Human Brains.”

Photo: Session 2 Photo: Dr. OOOOOOO

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
ppt Press Conference by the President (May 30, 2016) (PDF:863KB)