Environment

KIFEE is strengthening research and education cooperation through INTPART

KIFEE is strengthening research and education cooperation through INTPART

    Inspired by the Kyoto Protocol the Japanese-Norwegian research and education network “Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy” (KIFEE) was established in 2004. It has since then been an important arena for strengthening the strategic cooperation between our two countries for providing new solutions to build a sustainable future. KIFEE has recently received funds through(…)

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

European (and more) researchers based in Japan: Let your voice be heard! Participate to the EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan! This survey which intends to draw a precise picture of the community of European researchers based in Japan through a series of questions focused on the your current professional situation and expectations for(…)

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2016 Research Grant
November 30, 2015

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2016 Research Grant

Eligible areas of research:  Areas concerning “substances, materials, production” Areas concerning “biological production and biological environment” Areas concerning “clean and sustainable energy” Target: (1) Individuals who will be of the age of 35 or younger, on April 1, 2016 (however, those 36 or younger may also apply, if there has been a hiatus in their(…)

KIFEE-8 symposium
September 20, 2015 : Trondheim, Norway

KIFEE-8 symposium

The 8th Kyoto International forum for energy and environment symposium (KIFEE-8) will be held in Trondheim, Norway, September 20-23, 2015. The symposium is a continuation of the KIFEE symposia arranged in Japan and Norway; the previous one (KIFEE-7) took place in Kyoto, Japan in March, 2014. The KIFEE symposium provides a forum for scientists and(…)

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(…)

Planning for Japan-Norway Energy Science Week 2015 is underway

Planning for Japan-Norway Energy Science Week 2015 is underway

The organizers, together with Japanese partners, are now inviting input on how to develop the program of the Japan-Norway Energy Science Week, scheduled to take place in Tokyo 26th-29th May, 2015. The Energy Science Week is building on the science weeks of the two preceding years, the last one in 2014 focusing on the marine/seafood area. Japan(…)

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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