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Activities of JST Washington, D.C. Office
In order to enhance scientific cooperation between Japan and the United States, JST Washington, D.C. Office is;
 Promoting and coordinating US-Japan collaborative research programs in science and technology;
 Collecting and reporting on science and technology policies and R&D trends of the United States;
 Developing and supporting JSTfs various activities in the Americas; and
 Serving as a liaison between JST and various organizations, agencies, and researchers in this region.
History of JST Washington, D.C. Office
 October 1988
In order to actively promote the exchange of information on science and technology between Japan and the United States, Japan Information Center of Science and Technology (JICST) established an office in Washington, D.C.
 October 1996
JICST and Research Development of Corporation of Japan (JRDC) merged and began operation as the Japan Science and Technology Corporation (former JST).
 April 2002
The Japan Science and Technology Corporation stationed a resident officer in Washington, D.C.
 October 2003
The Japan Science and Technology Corporation disintegrated and an independent administrative institution, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) was founded.
 December 2004
JST Washington, D.C. Office was established.