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 Press Conference by the President

Session6 – February 20, 2019 at Tokyo Headquarters(K's Gobancho)

President talked about the AAAS 2019 Annual Meeting. Then, Professor Akira Furusawa, Professor, School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, gave a lecture on the ultimate coherent optical quantum computing.

Photo: President Hamaguchi

President Hamaguchi

Photo: Professor Akira Furusawa

Professor Akira Furusawa

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (Feb. 2019) (PDF: 4.14MB)

Session5 – January 23, 2019 at Tokyo Headquarters(K's Gobancho)

President introduced the highlights of FY2019 budget. Then, Professor Kenichiro Itami, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University and Director, Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), talked about ERATO Itami Molecular Nanocarbon Project—Molecules Hold Infinite Possibilities.

Photo: President Hamaguchi

President Hamaguchi

Photo: Professor Kenichiro Itami

Professor Kenichiro Itami

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (Jan. 2019) (PDF: 1.65MB)

Session4 – November 9, 2018 at Miraikan

President introduced the press session of the Science Agora 2018. Then, three members of ANA Digital Design Lab: Yoshiaki Tsuda, Vice President; Akira Fukabori, AVATAR Program Director; and Kevin Kajitani, Innovation Researcher; talked about “ANA's endeavor to connect all 7.5 billion people on Earth.”

Photo: President Hamaguchi

President Hamaguchi

Photo: Mr.Tsuda, ANA Digital Design Lab.

Mr.Tsuda, ANA Digital Design Lab.

Photo: Mr.Fukabori, ANA Digital Design Lab.

Mr.Fukabori, ANA Digital Design Lab.

Photo: Mr.Kajitani, ANA Digital Design Lab.

Mr.Kajitani, ANA Digital Design Lab.

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

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)