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  What's New - Activities in 2009 - 2010
JST Supports Exhibition at COP16 (Cancun, Mexico, November 29 - December 10, 2010)
The Washington Office dispatched a staff member to support an exhibition at the 16th edition of Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on the Climate Change (COP16) held in Cancun, Mexico from November 29 to December 10, 2010.
A booth was set up by various Ministries and agencies of Japan involved in environment and climate change issues. JST provided information about its effort on these issues, such as its Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) program and its Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy. The exhibit attracted government officials, practitioners from private sectors, NGOs, and students from all over the world.
COP16
AUTM Annual Meeting (New Orleans, March 18-20, 2010)
JST was an exhibitor at the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) 2010 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, March 18-20, 2010. JST's activities and licensable patents from Japanese universities were exhibited at our booth where we welcomed approx. 200 visitors.
AUTM Annual Meeting  AUTM Annual Meeting
AUTM Annual Meeting  AUTM Annual Meeting
COP15 Side-event Symposium: TOWARDS GREEN GROWTH & GREEN INNOVATION - Environmental Science and Technology Cooperation between Developed and Developing Countries - (Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7, 2009)
 Rationale & Overview
United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 (COP15) could be a giant leap towards transforming the global economy as well as societies around the world into greener and more sustainable ones. In the hopes of contributing to the success of COP15, JST and JICA are hosting a side-event symposium which helps the conference participants to visualize concrete measures for achieving emissions reductions and economic growth, which are both possible through environmental science and technology cooperation between developed and developing countries.
 Short Summary of the Symposium
A summary of the results was presented at an official side event of COP15. Please see the conclusion & executive summary of the symposium.
  - Conclusion (PDF: 150KB)
  - Summary (PDF: 16KB)
You can also watch a 12-minute video clip of the symposium on JST's website.
JST Technology for Your NEXT Innovation (Chicago, March 10, 2009)
An overseas seeds seminar, "JST Technology for Your NEXT Innovation," was held on Tuesday, March 10th at Pittcon 2009. The aim of the seminar was to further strengthen technical transfers of our patents overseas. The seminar was held in a seminar room at PITTCON (Pittsburgh Conference), which boasts the world's largest analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy Conference and Exposition. The seminar involved a total of 11 themed presentations, including 8 seeds seminars, 2 technical transfer cases, and 1 commissioned business, all with their own respective themes. Aided by prior visits/promotional activities to the booths of exhibiting companies where the presented techniques and posters were displayed summarizing the techniques described in the presentations, and during which there were inquiries such as an from an American business that was interested and wished to know the licensing conditions, the seminar led to the growing expectation of further expansion taking place.
JST Technology for Your NEXT Innovation  JST Technology for Your NEXT Innovation
JST Technology for Your NEXT Innovation  JST Technology for Your NEXT Innovation
The Next Generation Japanese Technology Showcase: Global Accessibility to Japanese Innovations from premier Japanese research institutions (New York, January 14, 2009
This assembly was co-hosted by Nagoya University and JST for the purpose of promoting international industrial-academia-government collaborations as part of the gStrategic Development of Industry-University-Government (I-U-G) Collaborations Project (Strategic development program)h sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. This time presentations with a total of 13 themes were made: 5 of the themes involved physical science seeds and 8 of the themes life science seeds. As part of the JST seeds Professor Sugiyama of Kyoto University, a Keio University lecturer Mr. Shimazaki, and Professor Sakurai of the University of Kitakyushu made presentations that included the latest research results with consideration given to their future marketing, which attracted many participants. Consultations with some of the people in charge of foreign companies were made with some of the presented seeds. The entire assembly had high expectations concerning positive future collaborations. For more information on the assembly, please click here.
The Next Generation Japanese Technology Showcase  The Next Generation Japanese Technology Showcase
The Next Generation Japanese Technology Showcase  The Next Generation Japanese Technology Showcase