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Biopolis : Singapore’s World Class Bio-research Hub.

RIKEN is Japan's flagship research institute for basic and applied research. Over 2500 papers by RIKEN researchers are published every year in leading scientific and technology journals, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and medical science. RIKEN's research environment and strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and globalisation have earned a worldwide reputation for scientific excellence. RIKEN will celebrate its 100th birthday in 2017.

RIKEN Singapore Representative Office is RIKEN’s first overseas office officially opened in April, 2006 located at Biopolis, Singapore’s world-class Bio-research hub, as a regional coordinator for scientific research exchange and collaborations between RIKEN and Southeast Asian countries.
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Recent Research Highlights - RIKEN Research (CENTENNIAL ISSUE)

“RIKEN Research” is a quarterly research magazine and website. The core component of RIKEN Research are short, easy-to-understand Research Highlight articles explaining for a broad scientific audience some of the latest research articles published by RIKEN researchers.To download the PDF of the printed version, please click here.

For past issues of the print magazine please visit our archive.

 >> Read More recent press releases and news from RKEN


March 30, 2017

RIKEN at a Glance 2017

Here is the latest pamphlet offers an introduction to RIKEN. To download the PDF of the printed version, please click here.

March 30, 2017

Joint Press Release

RIKEN and NTU Singapore collaborate in human biology research to develop innovative healthcare solutions

>> To read the entire press release, please click here(PDF file) .

March 09, 2017

USM-RIKEN Centre of Ageing Science (URICAS) Symposium 2017

URICAS Symposium 2017 was held at Universiti Sains Malaysia(USM), Penang, Malaysia on 27-28 February 2017. USM-RIKEN Centre of Ageing Science (URICAS) was established at USM in February 2015 as a joint laboratory of USM and RIKEN to use the fruits of their collaborations since 1993 to solve the problems facing humanity as well as to strengthen joint research and personnel exchanges.

>> Read more at News/Event .

March 09, 2017

Ambassador's visit to RIKEN Office

Mr. Kenji Shinoda, Ambassador of Japan to Singapore, accompanied by the Embassy officials visited RIKEN Office.


>> Read more at News/Event .

January 31, 2017

RIKEN President Prof. Matsumoto's visit to Singapore

RIKEN President Prof. Hiroshi Matsumoto visited Singapore on June 10,2016. He had courtesy visits to local research related institutes and meeting with local scientists.

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>> Read more at News/Event

June 10, 2016

The 12th RIKEN Alumni Singapore meeting

The 12th RIKEN Alumni Singapore Meeting was held at Biopolis on 25 February 2016 .

March 03, 2016

RIKEN-A*STAR Joint Symposium 2015 on August 3, 2015

RIKEN held a joint symposium with The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), to commemorate 10 years’ anniversary of science and technology partnership between RIKEN and A*STAR at Sentosa Resort World Convention Centre Singapore on August 3, 2015 .

>> RIKEN's press release->Celebrating a decade of collaboration between Japan and Singapore


August 11, 2015


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