MIRAI 2.0 – Connecting Swedish and Japanese universities through research, education and innovation is a three-year project (2020 – 2022) addressing scientific issues within Ageing, Materials Science, Sustainability, Artificial Intelligence and Innovation and Entrepreneurship relevant to both countries.
The MIRAI 2.0 project aims to contribute to long-term collaborations and research excellence between Sweden and Japan through
– activities in research, education and innovation
– preparing the next generation of researchers
The main objectives of the project are to:
- To contribute to long-term research collaborations promoting excellent science between Sweden and Japan through activities such as externally funded joint research proposals and jointly authored papers.
- To promote mobility of researchers at an early stage of their career for them to gain knowledge, contacts, and networks to become future leaders of joint Swedish and Japanese research and education activities.
- A deepened understanding of innovation systems and entrepreneurship in Japan and Sweden, and promote innovation and entrepreneurship in education and research.
- Strengthened collaboration between Swedish and Japanese universities.
- To continue a dialogue between Swedish and Japanese funding agencies and companies for future joint funding opportunities.
- To increase the understanding of each other’s culture and societal conditions as the basis for future cooperation activities.
- To promote Sweden and Japan as a destination for research and higher education activities and as nations of world-leading large-scale research infrastructure.
- To observe and utilize best practice in innovative and translational research involving academia, public authorities, and industry.
University of Gothenburg (coordinating University)
Luleå University of Technology
Stockholm School of Economics (Associate member)
Nagoya University (coordinating University)
The University of Tokyo