December 30, 2010 RIKEN Singapore Director Kakihara was invited to a lunch meeting as one of guests organized by Japan’s Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy Banri Kaieda who was in official visit to Singapore. The guests, consisted of Japanese academia professionals worked in Singapore’s research institutes, told Minister Kaieda about their experiences in Singapore and suggested Japan-Singapore‘s future collaborations in science R&D.
September 21, 2010 A group of students from Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan, led by Prof. Imakubo, visited RIKEN Office and Biopolis. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and its R&D policy activities.
August 30, 2010 A group of students and teachers from Waseda University visited RIKEN Office. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and RIKEN’s activity.
July 26-27, 2010 Delegation from RIKEN mainly from Yokohama Institute visited and held meetings with National Research Foundation (NRF), A*STAR,NUS and NTU for discussing research collaboration.
May 5, 2010 Senior Vice Minister Masaharu Nakagawa of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology(MEXT)visited Singapore and organized a meeting with Japanese professionals working in Singapore from both industry and academia to seek their advices on international cooperation and strategy for promoting Japan’s science and technology.This meeting was held at RIKEN Singapore office and Director Kakihara was invited as one of guests.
2010.3.30 March 30, 2010 Members of SAITAMA Tourism Assembly Member League from Japan visited RIKEN Singapore office. Mr. Kakihara lectured about Singapore’s R&D policy and RIKEN’s activity.
♦March 11, 2010 RIKEN Singapore Director Mr. Kakihara was invited as a speaker at a symposium organised by Kyoto University Innovative Collaboration Center, Japan.He lectured about Singapore’s Biomedical R&D policy.
March 5, 2010 7th RIKEN Alumni Singapore Meeting at RIKEN Singapore Office.
January 28, 2010Mr.Hiroyuki Yamamoto,Director,Japan Creative Centre visited Biopolis and RIKEN Office(center in the photo).
January 26,2010 The Japanese School, Singapore Changi Campus PTA members visited Biopolis. RIKEN Singapore Office Director Mr. Kakihara as one of lecturers made presentations about introduction of RIKEN as well as Biopolis & Fusionopolis.
September 18, 2009 Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST) President Dr. Koichi Kitagawa visited Biopolis to attend JST Singapore Office’s opening ceremony.RIKEN Singapore Director Kakihara had a meeting with Dr. Kitagawa and attended the ceremony.
September 7, 2009Prof. Yoshiaki Ito, Deputy Director, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, NUS, Prof. Tanabe and students from Tokyo Institute of Technology Study Group visited RIKEN Singapore Office.
August 25, 2009Lecturer,staff and students from Waseda University, Japan, visited RIKEN Singapore Office and had a lecture from Director Kakihara on RIKEN and Singapore’s R&D activity.
August 3, 2009 An undergraduate-based research work MESCORP 2008/2010 (Multimedia University Engineering Society Overseas Research Program) team, which is initiated by Multimedia University’s engineering students, visited RIKEN Singapore Office and interviewed Director Kakihara for their research work during their stay in Singapore.
June 18, 2009 RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI) , Laboratory for Cell Signaling Group Director Dr. Takashi SAITO and Laboratory for Lymphocyte Differentiation, Group Director Dr. Tomohiro KUROSAKI was invited as a speaker at SIgN-IFReC Joint Symposium held at Biopolis, Singapore.
May 19, 2009 6th RIKEN Alumni Singapore Meeting was held at Biopolis.
May 20,2009 RIKEN-National University of Singapore(NUS)-Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Joint Seminar: Frontier of Chemical and Material Sciences was held at NTU,Singapore.
May 18-19, 2009 RIKEN-A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research)Joint Symposium 2009 was held at Biopolis,Singapore. RIKEN Advance Science Institute(ASI) and the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) of A*STAR co-organized a 2 day joint symposium.
The sessions included;
->Report on RIKEN-A*STAR Joint Symposium 2009 : RIKEN Research English journal 17 July 2009