Products and technology from the fields of life science and biotechnology have proven to be highly beneficial for human society on a global scale. As a result, the focus on research has dramatically increased which in turn has aided agricultural activities and the advancements within the field of medicine. International collaborations are more important than ever to meet the future demands for food and medicine.
Examples of topics that research institutions in Norway and Japan are currently collaborating on:
– Cancer initiation from DNA-repair systems
– Gastric cancer prevention by edible vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and wasabi
– Role of vagus nerve in gastric cancer development
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(…)