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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 8,2013 A group of students and teachers from Kagoshima University visited RIKEN Office. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and RIKEN’s activity.
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.
♦August 28, 2012 A group of students and teachers from Waseda University visited RIKEN Office. Director Kakihara lectured about Singapore and RIKEN’s activity.
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.