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

RIKEN is Japan’s premier national research institution devoted to exploring new frontiers through interdisciplinary basic and applied research in physics, chemistry, medical science, biology, and engineering.

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 (SPRING2016)

“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.

 <Press release> Dec 31, 2015  It’s official! Element 113 was discovered at RIKEN


March 29, 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 at a Glance 2015

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

December 01, 2015

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


On April 1, RIKEN acquired a new status—moving from an independent administrative institution to a national research and development institute—and welcomed a new president, former Kyoto University President Hiroshi Matsumoto, who was appointed to succeed Ryoji Noyori as leader of the institute. To learn more, please click here.

April 01, 2015

RIKEN - official English site on Facebook

RIKEN HQ's official English facebook page is now opened.

Please visit http://www.facebook.com/RIKEN.english


March 09, 2015


RIKEN Headquarters Homepage

Research Highlight