November 15-16, 2011 “Singapore-Japan Joint Forum on Emerging Concepts in Microbiology ” was held at CRC Auditorium, MD11, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.
September 23,2011 RIKEN and University Malaya (UM) had signing ceremony at UM campus. Based on this MOU, UM and RIKEN will collaborate in research in the fields of chemistry and material science and students and staff exchanges.
September 22, 2011 the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute (ASI) and the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) held an event to commemorate the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between RIKEN and the USM together with the opening of the USM-RIKEN Joint Laboratory for Bioprobe Discovery at the Institute of Research in Molecular Medicine, USM.
-> For more about RIKEN President’s visits Malaysia and Singapore ,please visit RIKEN website at http://www.riken.go.jp/engn/r-world/topics/110926/index.html
September 20, 2011 RIKEN and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) signed General Agreement on academic and research corporation and exchanges. The signing ceremony for the agreement took place at NTU campus in Singapore. After the ceremony, Prof Noyori toured NTU School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences laboratories and met its students.
September 19, 2011 8th RIKEN Alumni Singapore Meeting was held at Biopolis.
Guests of Honor of this meeting were Professor Noyori, RIKEN President, and Mrs. Noyori.
September 15, 2011 A group of students and teachers from Waseda University visited RIKEN Office. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and RIKEN’s activity.
September 1-2, 2011 RIKEN Singapore Director Kakihara visited RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science（AICS),Kobe, Japan,the home of the world fastest supercomputer ” K computer “, and RIKEN Harima Institute, Harima, Japan.
June 24, 2011 RIKEN Singapore Director Kakihara attended opening ceremony of RIKEN Beijing Representative Office, RIKEN’s second overseas office, in Beijing, China.->RIKEN strengthens ties with China: Beijing Representative Office and new MOU (Link to RIKEN website)
March 31, 2011 RIKEN and Singapore’s A*STAR (the Agency for Science, Technology and Research) agreed Extension of Memorandum of Understanding on General Collaboration (MOU), which first concluded in September 2005 and extended it in 2008.
March 15, 2011 A group of students from Faculty of Economics, Chuo University, Japan, led by Prof. Taniguchi, visited RIKEN Office. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and its R&D policy activities.
February 22,2011 RIKEN Singapore Director Kakihara was invited as a speaker at a seminar organized by Jiji Press Singapore held at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. He lectured about RIKEN and Singapore’s science and technology R&D policy for management personnel of Singapore-based Japanese companies.