The 5th Kobe University Brussels European Centre Symposium


We are pleased to inform you of the symposium "Innovation, Environment and Globalisation - Latest EU-Japan Research Collaboration" to be held on 14 October 2014 at Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie. This is the 5th symposium held in Brussels organised by Kobe University. This time, we are co-organising the event with JEUPISTE which is a Japan-EU Bilateral project under the scheme of FP7 aimed at further promoting EU-Japan cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation.

During this symposium, the latest collaboration between Japan and EU in science and technology and cultural industry will be introduced by prominent researchers from Japanese and EU institutions, including a Nobel Laureate.

Please find attached the latest programme. →the actual programme

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Tuesday 14 October 2014 9:30 - 18:00
Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie
Avenue Louise 91-93 Louizalaan, Bruxelles 1050 Brussel
session I 10:00-13:30 (room1)
Current Status of Bio-based Chemical Production Technology in Japan and Europe
session II 14:30-18:00 (room1)
Towards Further Development of Innovative Membrane Technology
session III 10:00-13:30 (room2)
Climate Change and Water Resources Management
session IV 14:30-18:00 (room2)
Aquaphotomics, “Understanding Water in Biological World”
session V 10:00-18:00 (room3)
Cultural Industry and Japanese Society


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