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 Press Conference by the President

Session3 October 25, 2018 at Tokyo Headquarters

President introduced Science Agora 2018. Then, Professor Tachi spoke about Telexistence, ANA AVATAR XPRIZE, and future visions. Professor Minamizawa introduced a development of haptic technology.

Photo: President Hamaguchi

President Hamaguchi

Photo: Professor Susumu Tachi

Professor Susumu Tachi

Photo: Assistant Professor Kouta Minamizawa

Assistant Professor Kouta Minamizawa

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (Oct. 2018) (PDF: 999KB)

Session2 September 13, 2018 at Tokyo Headquarters (K's Gobancho)

President spoke about JST's actions toward the Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP). Then, Shimabayashi, Deputy Manager of the Department of Innovation Platform of JST presented how the program has developed. Next, Masanori Sugiyama, Program Director of SIP: Innovative Combustion Technology, and Professor Norimasa Iida, the gasoline team leader, gave lectures about outcomes of their program and collaboration between academia and the industry.

Photo: President Hamaguchi

President Hamaguchi

Photo: Simabayashi, Deputy Manager of JST

Simabayashi, Deputy Manager of JST

Photo: Sugiyama PD

Sugiyama PD

Photo: Professor Norimasa Iida

Professor Norimasa Iida

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (Sep. 2018) (PDF: 830KB)

Session1 July 3, 2018 at Tokyo Headquarters (Science Plaza)

The president spoke about STI for SDGs and JST's actions towards the low carbon society. Following an introduction of ALCA programs by Masanori Emori, a manager of JST, Prof. Satoshi Kanamura, Research Director of ALCA-SPRING program, gave a lecture entitled “Development of Innovative Batteries at ALCA-SPRING.”

Photo: President Hamaguchi

President Hamaguchi

Photo: Professor Satoshi Kanamura

Professor Satoshi Kanamura

Photo: Masanori Emori, JST Manager

Masanori Emori, JST Manager

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (July 2018) (PDF: 1.1MB)