JST Connect

Explore cooperation opportunities at the
Japan Science and Technology Agency.

This webinar will feature presentations on JST's industry-academia collaboration activities, followed by a discussion with our co-host - the Science and Technology Diplomatic Circle. We hope to create a foundation for exchange of approaches and best practices regarding industry-academia collaboration. Presentations include the following:

  1. TRYOUT & Matching Planners

    TSUCHIYA Eri - Dept. of Industry-Academia Collaboration, JST

    Presentation material (PDF: 0.5MB)

  2. Introduction of START and SCORE Programs

    KITAHARA Nobuyasu - Dept. of Industry-Academia Collaboration, JST

    Presentation material (PDF: 1.2MB)

  3. COI & COI-NEXT – Formulation of Innovation Platform for Industry-Academia Co-creation

    MATSUO Keiko - Dept. of Innovation Platform, JST

    Presentation material (PDF: 1.3MB)

  4. Discussion and Q&A

    With participation of S&TDC co-chairs:
    Marianne S. BERG - Counsellor for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Embassy of Norway in Japan

    Arieh ROSEN - Culture and Science Affairs Attache, Embassy of Israel in Japan (TBC)

    SUZUKI Kyoko - Head, Science & Technology Office Tokyo, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan

Date9/6 (Mon)

Time16:00-17:15(UCT +09:00)

PlatformZoom

Following the previous seminar in January, we will introduce three projects in JST-Mirai Program scaled up from feasibility studies to full R&D projects through stage-gate evaluation. We will hear from project leaders about their research into engineerable AI techniques, robotic biology, and expanding the function of flavor and fragrance. Presentations include the following:

  1. Engineerable AI Techniques for Practical Applications of High-Quality Machine Learning-based Systems

    ISHIKAWA Fuyuki - Associate Professor, National Institute of Informatics

    Presentation material (PDF: 1.3MB)

  2. Accelerating Life Sciences by Robotic Biology

    TAKAHASHI Koichi - Team Leader, RIKEN

    Presentation material (PDF: 11.3MB)

  3. Providing Humane Services by Expanding the Function of Flavor and Fragrance

    TOUHARA Kazushige - Professor, The University of Tokyo

    Presentation material (PDF: 3.0MB)

  4. New Mission Areas of JST-Mirai

    OGASAKA Yasushi - Dept. of R&D for Future Creation, JST

    Presentation material (PDF: 1.1MB)

Date6/4 (Fri)

Time17:00-18:30 (UCT +09:00)

PlatformZoom

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:

  1. JST policy for the next fiscal year

    TANAKA Megumi – Dept. of Strategic Planning and Management, JST

    Presentation material (PDF: 1.7MB)

  2. 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)

    Presentation material (PDF: 2.4MB)

  3. JST's flagship Strategic Basic Research Programs (SBRP) - overview and international collaborations

    OBAYASHI Kou – Dept. of Strategic Basic Research, JST

    Presentation material (PDF: 1.0MB)

Date2/24 (Wed)

Time17:00-18:30(UCT +09:00)

PlatformZoom

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:

  1. Overview of the JST-Mirai Program

    IMABAYASHI Fumie – Dept. of R&D for Future Creation, JST

    Presentation material (PDF: 0.7MB)

  2. Crowd control adaptive to individual and group attributes

    NISHINARI Katsuhiro – Professor, The University of Tokyo

    Presentation material (PDF: 0.8MB)

  3. Construction of an integrated circular production system by product lifecycle management and innovative dismantling technology development

    TOKORO Chiharu – Professor, Waseda University

    Presentation material (PDF: 3.4MB)

  4. Development of the production technology for next-generation meat using 3D tissue engineering techniques

    TAKEUCHI Shoji – Professor, The University of Tokyo

    Presentation material (PDF: 3.8MB)

Date1/18 (Mon)

Time17:00-18:30

PlatformZoom

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:

  1. Science & society policies, initiatives and contributions to Science for Global well-being

    OKAWA Kumiko – Dept. for Promotion of Science in Society, JST

    Presentation material (PDF: 0.6MB)

  2. Public engagement and international cooperation in the 'new normal'

    SAKURAI Ayuko – Miraikan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

    Presentation material (PDF: 1.7MB)

Date12/3 (Thu)

Time17:00-18:00

PlatformZoom

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:

  1. JST and our international cooperation

    TAKANO Ryotaro – Dept. of International Affairs, JST

  2. New initiatives for development research

    SHIBATA Takako – Dept. of International Affairs, JST

  3. International cooperation in the Moonshot R&D Program

    ABE Masashi – Dept. of Moonshot R&D Program, JST

  4. Moonshot Goal 1: overcoming limitations of body, brain, space and time

    HAGITA Norihiro – Moonshot Program Director; Professor, Osaka University of Arts

  5. Moonshot Goal 3: coevolution of AI and robots

    FUKUDA Toshio – Moonshot Program Director; Professor, Meijo University; IEEE President and CEO

Date10/27 (Tue)

Time17:00-18:30

PlatformZoom

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Last updated: September 9, 2021

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