Marine

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(…)

NORWAY-JAPAN MARINE SCIENCE WEEK 2014
June 4, 2014 : Tokyo International Exchange Center, Plaza Heisei (Odaiba)

NORWAY-JAPAN MARINE SCIENCE WEEK 2014

Two marine nations strengthening cooperation As two marine nations, Japan and Norway have an impressive joint activity portfolio within education, research and business. Encouraged by the various cooperation activities and previous events, the Norway-Japan Marine Science Week 2014 is made as an arena for sharing information on recent achievements, discussing important issues related to seafood(…)

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(…)

Great turnout at the Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2014

Great turnout at the Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2014

More than three hundred participated in the one-day marine seminar in Tokyo on June 4, covering a range of important areas for Japan and Norway. Norway and Japan have long traditions collaborating within a wide range of marine areas, involving education, research and businesses. The seminar was the major event during the Norway-Japan Marine Science Week in Japan. The opening session had adresses both from the Norwegian(…)

The High North Programme

The High North Programme

The High North Programme supports collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and institutions in Canada, China, Japan, Russia, the Republic of Korea and the United States in order to increase knowledge about the High North. Projects can apply for up to NOK 2 million (USD 335,000) over a period of four years. The total(…)

Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2012

Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2012

In May 2012, a one-day marine seminar was held at Mirakan in Tokyo. The seminar was held collaborative by Innovation Norway, The Norwegian Seafood Council, The Japanese Fisheries Association, The Japan Science and Technology Agency, The Norwegian Embassy and The Norwegian Research Council. The event gathered gathered 230 participants, including 36 speakers from Japan and(…)

Prime Minister’s Official Visit to Japan 2012
November 1, 2012 : Tokyo, Japan

Prime Minister’s Official Visit to Japan 2012

In November, 2012, the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, accompanied by a commercial delegation, paid an official visit to  Japan. To mark this event, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, in cooperation with Innovation Norway and the Norwegian Seafood Council, invited representatives from governments, industries and institutions to attend a series of seminars aimed at promoting business,(…)

PGS names it’s new 3D seismic data acquisition vessel

PGS names it’s new 3D seismic data acquisition vessel

In April 2011, Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS), a leading company in marine seismic and reservoir data acquisition, processing and analysis/interpretation services in Norway, placed an order for two vessels capable of three-dimensional (3D) seismic data acquisition for sea bottom resource exploration to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) The vessels were built in Nagasaki, and on 24th(…)

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