May 12, 2014
Venue: Daejeon, Korea
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) on May 12, 2014 in Daejeon, Korea. This MoU, signed by Dr. Nakamura (President of JST) and Dr. Chung Min Keun (President of NRF), aims at facilitating the comprehensive cooperation between both institutions.
On the occasion of conclusion of MoU, Dr. Chung stated that Japan and Korea have been great partners in the field of science and technology for years and thus this conclusion of MoU was a proof of friendship. Dr. Nakamura then expressed that he was anticipating the strengthening of collaboration in various areas such as joint research support, joint workshops, human resource development, and personnel exchanges between both institutions on this occasion.
The further acceleration of Japan-Korea Science and Technology Cooperation is expected under this MoU.