Explore cooperation opportunities at the
Japan Science and Technology Agency.
In this first webinar we will introduce some of the newest and most exciting cooperation opportunities at JST, including the groundbreaking Moonshot R&D Program. Presentations include the following:
JST and our international cooperation
TAKANO Ryotaro – Dept. of International Affairs, JST
New initiatives for development research
SHIBATA Takako – Dept. of International Affairs, JST
International cooperation in the Moonshot R&D Program
ABE Masashi – Dept. of Moonshot R&D Program, JST
Moonshot Goal 1: overcoming limitations of body, brain, space and time
HAGITA Norihiro – Moonshot Program Director; Professor, Osaka University of Arts
Moonshot Goal 3: coevolution of AI and robots
FUKUDA Toshio – Moonshot Program Director; Professor, Meijo University; IEEE President and CEO
In this webinar we will explore how JST is reaching out to stakeholders and leveraging research results for the benefit of society. We will also hear about 'new normal' science communication activities and international cooperation at science center Miraikan.
Presentations include the following:
Science & society policies, initiatives and contributions to Science for Global well-being
OKAWA Kumiko – Dept. for Promotion of Science in Society, JST
Public engagement and international cooperation in the 'new normal'
SAKURAI Ayuko – Miraikan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
In this webinar we will explore how JST-Mirai is contributing to a sustainable future society, and hear from project leaders about their research into crowd control, circular production systems, and next generation foods. Presentations include the following:
Overview of the JST-Mirai Program
IMABAYASHI Fumie – Dept. of R&D for Future Creation, JST
Crowd control adaptive to individual and group attributes
NISHINARI Katsuhiro – Professor, The University of Tokyo
Construction of an integrated circular production system by product lifecycle management and innovative dismantling technology development
TOKORO Chiharu – Professor, Waseda University
Development of the production technology for next-generation meat using 3D tissue engineering techniques
TAKEUCHI Shoji – Professor, The University of Tokyo
In this webinar we will explore JST's plans for the next fiscal year, hearing from our flagship Strategic Basic Research Programs and looking into one of our new international cooperation projects targeting COVID-19. Presentations including the following:
JST policy for the next fiscal year
TANAKA Megumi – Dept. of Strategic Planning and Management, JST
International collaborative research project "Paper-Based Sensor Devices for Rapid and Accurate Detection of COVID-19"
MINAMI Tsuyoshi – Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo
Anthony GENOT – Researcher, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
JST's flagship Strategic Basic Research Programs (SBRP) - overview and international collaborations
OBAYASHI Kou – Dept. of Strategic Basic Research, JST
Please get in touch with one of our Cooperation Advisors at
to learn more about our international activities and how to get involved.
Last updated: March 3, 2021