Japan-EU Workshop "Substitution of Critical Raw Materials"

Sustainable Water Use

November 21 - 22, 2011
21 Nov, EU Delegation, 4-6-28 Minami - Azabu M1 -
22 Nov, 8F Conference Room, Tokyo Headquarters, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Organized by
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), EU Delegation to Japan, and the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (EC DG RTD)

(Last updated: December 16, 2011)

Day 1, November 21, 2011

13:00-13:30 Registration
13:30-13:45 Greeting Session
13:45-14:00 Introducing the Experts
Presentation by Japanese and EU experts - Day 1

Chair: Spomenka Kobe (Jozef Stefan Institute)

14:00-14:30 Teruo KISHI, Advisor, National Institute for Materials Science

Overview of Japanese Research Activity on Critical Raw Materials
~Elemental Strategy Project~

14:30-15:00 Michael Coey, Professor, Trinity College Dublin

Strategic materials relevant to permanent magnets and magnetic data recording

15:00-15:30 Hideo HOSONO, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology

New functionalities in abundant element oxides: ubiquitous element strategy

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Oliver Gutfleisch *via Skype (shared by Michael Coey), Professor, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research

Magnetic materials in sustainable energy

16:30-17:00 Sadamichi MAEKAWA, Director, Japan Atomic Energy Agency

Materials Design for Magnets ―Focused on Magnetic Semiconductors―

17:00-17:30 Discussion of the Day 1

Day 2, November 22, 2011

Presentation by Japanese and EU experts - Day 2

Chair: Hideo HOSONO (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

9:00-9:30 Terunobu MIYAZAKI, Professor, Tohoku University

Rare Elements in Magnetic Materials

9:30-10:00 Spomenka Kobe, Professor, Jozef Stefan Institute

Replacement and original magnet engineering options

10:00-10:30 Komei Halada, Group Leader, National Institute for Materials Science

Role of Rare Metals in Material Technology and the Way to Substitute them

10:30-11:00 Ib Chorkendorff, Professor, Technical University of Denmark

Catalysis for sustainable energy: the challenge of harvesting and converting energy

11:00-11:30 Discussion of the Day 2
11:30-12:30 Working Lunch
12:30-14:30 Report Preparation
14:30-15:00 Closing / Guidance