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RIKEN joined BIOPOLIS 10th Anniversary celebration

October 18, 2013  BIOPOLIS, Asia’s Biomedical Sciences R&D hub celebrated 10th anniversary. RIKEN Singapore RO was invited and joined the celebration event as a member of BIOPOLIS community.More than 30 booths from various research institutes and Biopolis tenants exhibited their research activities  at Biopolis open house .

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RIKEN Singapore RO Director Kakihara talks to one of visitors at RIKEN’s booth.

RIKEN and leading Indian institutions launch Joint Research Centers

September 14-16, 2013  RIKEN President, Professor NOYORI Ryoji signed the documents that formally launched the RIKEN-NCBS(National Center for Biological Sciences ) Joint Research Center; and the RIKEN-JNCASR(Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research)-IISc(Indian Institute of Science) Joint Research Center.The two centers will facilitate scientific exchange and foster collaborations between Japan and India, in the fields of biology, life science and materials science.RIKEN Singapore RO Director Kakihara attended the MOU signing ceremonies held in Delhi and Bangalore, India.

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(Photo)Prof. M.R.S Rao, Dr. C.N.R. Rao and President NOYORI, after the lecture in Bangalore

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Students from Waseda University visited RIKEN Office

September 9, 2013   A group of students and teachers from Waseda University visited RIKEN Office. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and RIKEN’s R&D activity.

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Visitors from Cabinet Office,Japan

July 18, 2013 Mr. Yasutoshi Nishimura, Senior Vice-Minister of Cabinet Office, Government of Japan and other staff visited RIKEN Office during their official visit to Singapore. RIKEN Singapore Director Kakihara was invited to the lunch meeting with other Japanese scientists working in Singapore.

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Delegation from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) visited RIKEN HQ

March 18,2013  Prof. Bertil ANDERSSON, President of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU), Prof. Stephen SMITH, Vice President (Research), NTU and Prof. Michael KHOR, Director, Research Support Office, NTU visited RIKEN Yokohama Institute and Headquarters. RIKEN Singapore Representative Office Director Kakihara accompanied them.

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(Photo) NTU President Prof.Andersson (fourth from left), RIKEN President Prof.Noyori (next to Prof. Andersson) and Singapore Office Director Kakihara ( far right) at RIKEN HQ.

Students from Kagoshima University visited RIKEN Office

March 8,2013 A group of students and teachers from Kagoshima University visited RIKEN Office. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and RIKEN’s activity.

9th RIKEN Alumni Singapore Meeting

January 25,2013 9th RIKEN Alumni Singapore Meeting at Biopolis
Guests of Honor of this meeting was Dr. Kenji OEDA, RIKEN Executive Director (International relations) .Other guests from RIKEN were Ms. Jessie XU and RIKEN Global Relations Office and RIKEN’s young researchers participated in the first Global Young Scientist Summit (GYSS) held in Singapore.

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Students from Waseda University visited RIKEN Office

♦August 28, 2012 A group of students and teachers from Waseda University visited RIKEN Office. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and RIKEN’s activity.

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Visitor from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to RIKEN

February 7-8,2012 Prof Michael KHOR, Director, Research Support Office, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, visited  RIKEN Headquarters, RIKEN Wako Institute and RIKEN Yokohama Institute (2012.2.7-8), followed by RIKEN Harima Institute, RIKEN Kobe Institute andRIKEN Next-Generation Supercomputer R&D Center (2012.3.13). RIKEN Singapore Representative Office Director Kakihara accompanied Prof. Khor.

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(Photo) NTU Prof. Khor (second from right), RIKEN Singapore RO Mr. Kakihara (left) at RIKEN Next-Generation Supercomputer R&D Center

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