MIRAI research seminar ‘Sustainable Social System and Technology for an Ageing Society’, 9-12 October, Tokyo, Japan

Over 200 participants from Sweden and Japan have registered for the upcoming MIRAI research seminar to address ‘Sustainable Social System and Technology for an Ageing Society’ and to celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan.

From 9-12 October researchers, university leaders, funding agencies, government officials and other interested parties from Sweden and Japan will meet in Tokyo, Japan to discuss current research issues within Ageing, Materials Science and Sustainability as well as an Innovation Perspective for the Future.
 
More information about the seminar can be found here.
 
The scientific topics of the seminar workshops are:

Ageing
– New Technologies for the Ageing Society
– Health Promotion for the Ageing Society (biometrical aspects)
Contact: Waseda University and Chalmers University of Technology
 
Materials Science
– Advanced characterization of materials and surfaces
– Bioinspired materials
Contact: Kyushu University and Linköping University
 
Sustainability
– Environment & water resources
– Sustainable energy
– Emerging technology for sustainability (including membrane)
Contact: Sophia University and Uppsala University

MIRAI – Swedish-Japanese Strategic University Collaboration

Contact information:
MIRAI Project Coordinator Sweden
Umeå University

MIRAI Project Coordinator Japan
Kyushu University