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


Ishinomaki Sunshine Project

Ishinomaki Sunshine Project

After the Tohoku disaster, Elkem Japan implemented their corporate CSR to start prepare and encouraging young adults who would be the actual force of recovery and re-establishment of local community.  Elkem did this by donating a solar panel system to the region, and also arranged a special programs to educate people on renewable energy and(…)

July 27, 2014 : Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

Grand Renewable Energy 2014

Expectations have been growing worldwide for renewable energy technologies as a solution for energy and global environment issues; issues projected to become more evident and serious during the 21st century. According to some long-term projections, renewable energy may satisfy half of the world’s energy needs by 2050. This would put renewable energy on the same(…)

7th KIFEE International Symposium
March 16, 2014 : Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan

7th KIFEE International Symposium

Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy (KIFEE) was created in 2004 by the universities in the Kyoto region to establish an international arena for multi-disciplinary strategic co-operation to develop a sustainable society, inspired by the Kyoto Protocol. KIFEE has developed into an advanced “process”/arena where people + trust + inspiration create multidisciplinary teamwork cooperation(…)

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