J-BILAT 2012 Seminar No.5

EU-Japan cooperation and various phases of Science, Technology and Innovation – Sharing vision and scope for reinforcement of reciprocity

Background and Objectives

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, founded 25 years ago, has been promoting Japanese participation in the EU’s 7th Framework Programme (FP7) through the J-BILAT project since January 2010. Three years since the start, there have been many important movements have been observed, including the publication of the 4th Science and Technology Basic Plan of Japan, official proposal for HORIZON2020 by the EC, as well as the ratification of the EC-Japan Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement and launch of EU-Japan coordinated calls for collaborative R&D projects. As one of the big changes, we note that Great East Japan Earthquake and disasters triggered by it, lead to, e.g., creation of swifter funding modalities by foreign and Japanese funding organizations (J-RAPID).

In this final event to be organized by J-BILAT, various aspects and phases of EU-Japan cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) will be reviewed with the objective of sharing visions towards further reinforcement of the EU-Japan cooperation in STI.

Date & venue:
Thursday, 6th December 2012
Seminar 14:00 – 18:00 (registration starts at 13:30)
Reception 18:00 – 20:00 (participation fee for the reception: 3,000 JPY)

International Conference Room, 2F, Keidanren Kaikan (Tokyo)
1-3-2,Otemachi,Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Map: http://www.keidanren-kaikan.jp/map.html

Organised by: J-BILAT project

Researchers and R&D managers from public/private organizations, policy makers, funding agencies, other multipliers including media and European embassies, ca. 250 participants in total

Language: Japanese or English, with simultaneous interpretation

details Programme pdf file

Participation is free, with advance registration.
Please use the following online registration form or send an email to the project manager Toshiyasu Ichioka (Email) with the following information: name, affiliation, title, phone number, and e-mail address
details Online registration
Please note, that registration from outside the targeted communities may be rejected. An e-mail confirming the acceptance will be sent prior to the seminar. Participation in only the reception will not be accepted.

Contact: Toshiyasu ICHIOKA or Yoko Kadoya, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Tel: +81-3-6408-0281


Source : J-BILAT

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