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Session 9 - March 29, 2017 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president briefly talked the Fostering Next Generation Human Resources Program and JST’s Open Science Policy. Then, Deputy Executive Director Saito talked about the Science Caravan 2016, which is the recovery support from the Great East Japan Earthquake. As one of operations of the Global Science Campus, Dr. Shinobu Sato and Dr. Ryuichiro Machida, both from the Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, introduced the program “GFEST: Global Future Expert in Science & Technology”. Furthermore, three high school students: K.Tabuchi, R.Uchiyama, and Y.Takase, who participated in GFEST, talked their motivations for attending the program, future goals, and summaries of the research.

Photo: The president Photo: Deputy Executive director. Saito
Photo: Dr. Shinobu Sato Photo: Dr. Ryuichiro Machida

Photo:  K.Tabuchi
Photo: R.Uchiyama
Photo: Y.Takase

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (March 29, 2017) (PDF:364KB)

Session 8 - February 22, 2017 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president briefly introduced “Gender Summit 10”, that is scheduled on May 25 – 26, 2017. Then, Ms. Miyoko WATANABE (Deputy Executive Director of JST) and one of the summit committee, Dr. Ryoichi FUJII (President, Research Organization of Information and Systems) explained about more details: the overview, programs, guest speakers, and satellite events.

Photo: The president Photo: Dr. Ryoichi FUJII
Photo: Ms. Miyoko WATANABE

For more information about Gender Summit10, please visit the link below.

http://www.gender-summit10.jp/index.html

Session 7 - January 30, 2017 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

The president spoke about the New Year’s resolutions. Mr. Yoshimasa GOTO (Executive Director, JST) also introduced the new project, “Creation of the future society”. Then, Dr. Motomu KANAI (Research Leader, ERATO KANAI Life Science Catalysis Project) gave a lecture on “Catalysts for Medicine: Challenge for innovation of the new drug”.

Photo:The president Photo: Mr. Yoshimasa GOTO
Photo: Dr. Motomu KANAI

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: The president Photo: Dr. SOMEYA

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf 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: The president Photo: Dr. ADACHI Chihaya

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf 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: The president Photo: Dr. MIYASAKO Masaaki

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf 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: The president Photo: Dr. GOTO Masataka

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf 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: The president Photo: Dr. SUGIHARA

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

Session 1 – April 27, 2016 at Tokyo Headquarters (K’s Gobancho)

In this session, the president introduced Hamaguchi Plan and recent topics. Then, Dr. Eiji Saito, ERATO Research Leader of “ERATO Saito Spin Quantum Rectification Project”, gave a lecture titled “Energy conversion technology using electron rotation, Spin.”

Photo: The president Photo: Dr. Eiji Saito

The presentation material is available for download from the link below:
pdf Press Conference by the President (April 27, 2016) (PDF:140KB)