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JST participated in this event and jointly ran a booth named "SAKURA SCIENCE" with the following organizations as exhibitors (in alphabetical order):
  • Central Japan Railway Company (JR-CENTRAL)
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA)
  • National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
  • NEC Corporation of America (NECAM)
  • New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
  • Washington Innovation Network (WIN)
JST introduced the therapeutic robotPARO and Ambiguous Objects as a research outcome from CREST. Also we handed out JST's educational science magazinesScience Window'English edition..
The 59th Sakura Matsuri 2019 - Japanese Street Festival
JST President Dr. Michinari Hamaguchi attended the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting scientific session Competitive Advantage: Protecting the Balance in Africa, Asia and Europe and made a presentation titled "Scientific Cooperation and the 'Asian Union'". Dr. Hamaguchi also gave a speech titled "From Recovery to Growth - Our Lesson from Disasters" at the plenary session Responding Faster and Smarter to New Problems.
JST President speaks at the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting
JST President Dr. Michinari Hamaguchi visited with Dr. France Córdova, Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Discussions were fruitful for both JST and NSF, the future seeming ripe with collaboration opportunities.
JST President speaks at the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting
Six institutions - JST, NIED, RIKEN, JAXA, JAMSTEC, NARO - cooperated to hold a joint booth exhibit during the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting. At the booth we introduced project results for each of the six institutions and our specific efforts towards achieving SDGs using videos, pamphlets, etc.
JST and 5 Reseaerch Organisations' Joint Booth at AAAS2019
JST President Dr. Michinari Hamaguchi visited with U.S. Department of Energy's Under Secretary of Energy for Science Mr. Paul Dabbar in Washington, D.C.. Active discussions took place on areas of common interest including science and energy and the possibility of future collaborations.
At the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting & Exhibit held in Boston, JST's Department of Intellectual Property Managament exhibited eight patented technologies and samples close to our organization since the time of filing, and one patented technology of Kwansei Gakuin University. JST with one trainee from Kwansei Gakuin University conducted technical explanations and introduced our organization to visitors.
Presentation at 2018 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibi image