There is considerable collaboration activity on new materials, improved materials and new applications of existing materials for renewable energy and other environmental friendly energy technologies. Nanotechnology related materials are increasingly prioritized.

Examples of themes:

  • Hydrogen embrittlement
  • High-strength steel
  • Advanced aluminum alloys
  • Advanced inorganic materials for energy and electronic applications
  • Advanced biological materials


Friendship paves the way for international collaboration

Friendship paves the way for international collaboration

After more than twenty years of international collaboration Professor Toru H. Okabe and Professor Geir Martin Haarberg meet over dinner in Tokyo to reflect over how what began as a friendship between two likeminded individuals turned in to a successful cultural and educational exchange between Norway and Japan.   Student exchange Regularly students from The(…)

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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