Environment

Being two environment conscious nations, environment technology is naturally a strategically important area for cooperation. Activities are strongly linked to the development of renewable energy and energy saving technologies, but also cooperation has developed within clean technologies, both academically and industrially.

Examples of themes:

  • Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
  • Sediment remediation in harbors
  • Life Cycle Assessment in industrial processes and marine/maritime activities
  • Environment sensors for automotive industry

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Japan-Norway Energy Science Week 2015
May 27, 2015 : Tokyo, Japan

Japan-Norway Energy Science Week 2015

The Japan-Norway Energy Science Week will take place in Tokyo from 27.-29. May.   The two-day event will highlight major R&D actions and priorities in both Japan and Norway , to seek new possibilities and solutions within environmental friendly energy. The aim of Energy Science Week is to explore ways to increase the collaboration between Norway(…)

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

From FY2013, under the framework of its bilateral program, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) includes a new scheme called Open Partnership Joint Research Projects/Seminars. This scheme gives all researchers around the world an opportunity to conduct bilateral joint research projects or seminars in any academic field with funded Japanese colleagues. The scheme supports(…)

Renewable Energy and Green Technology: Fukushima’s image change

Renewable Energy and Green Technology: Fukushima’s image change

To cope with the image left behind by the 2011 nuclear accident, Fukushima prefecture is making strong efforts to establish itself as a hub for renewable energy and green technology in their region. Among the measures taken lies the annual Renewable Energy Industrial Fair (REIF), which took place for the third time in Koriyama, Fukushima, December(…)

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