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< The First half of 2017 > #4 July 27 / #3 June 27 / #2 May 31 / #1 April 19

Session 4 - July 27, 2017 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president spoke about the Center of Innovation Program(COI). Then, Dr. Kiyoshi Uzawa, (Research Leader, COI Vision3 “Construction of next-generation infrastructure using innovative materials”) gave a lecture titled “Construction of next-generation infrastructure using innovative materials and innovative manufacturing technology on the sights of the Under One Roof.”

Photo: The president Photo: Dr. Kiyoshi Uzawa

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (July 27, 2017) (PDF: 1,237KB)

Session 3 - June 27, 2017 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president spoke about a reconstruction program for the Kumamoto Earthquake and other recent topics. Then, Kaoru Minoshima, Ph.D., (Research Director, ERATO “Minoshima Intelligent Optical Synthesizer Project”) gave a lecture on “Intelligent Optical Synthesizer and its innovative applications.”

Photo: The president Photo: Kaoru Minoshima, Ph.D.

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (June 27,2017) (PDF:3.66MB)

Session 2 - May 31, 2017 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president spoke about current trends of science and technology policies under Trump administration, enhancing international cooperation for Strategic Basic Research Program, and other topics. Then, Thomas N. Sato, Ph.D., (Research Director, ERATO “Sato Live Bio-Forecasting Project”) gave a lecture on “For Realization of Virtual Live Clinic (VLC).”

Photo: The president Photo: Thomas N. Sato, Ph.D.

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (May 31,2017) (PDF:411KB)

Session 1 - April 19, 2017 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president spoke about the resolutions for FY2017, “the Program on Open Innovation Platform with Enterprises, Research Institute and Academia (OPERA)”, and “SDGs and Gender Summit 2017”. Then, Dr. Takashi Yamamoto (Research Leader, OPERA “Genome Editing Industry Academia Co-Creation Consortium”) gave a lecture on “Unlimited Possibility of Genome Editing Technology”.

Photo: The president Photo: Dr. Takashi Yamamoto

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
ppt Press Conference by the President (April 19, 2017) (PDF:353KB)