Forschung und Studium in Japan, Dusseldorf Nov 5th 2015

Nov. 5, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - Nov. 5, 2015, 5 p.m.

Osaka University is pleased to announce it will attend the JSPS event “Research and Study in Japan” in cooperation with Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. 

Date and Time: 05.11.2015, 09:30‐17:00

Venue:    Lecture Hall 3B, Universität Düsseldorf (HHU)   

Organizer: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Co‐organizer: Universität Düsseldorf (HHU)

Website:    http://www.jsps‐


09:30-09:45    Opening remarks by JSPS
Welcome Speech by HHU    
Welcome speech by Japanese Consulate General in Düsseldorf
Part 1: Fostering a Mutual Understanding of New Companies (Main target: Administrators)
09:45-10:10 Introduction of HHU and Cooperation with Japanese Universities
Prof. Dr. Michiko Mae, HHU
From perspectives of Humanities and Social Sciences
10:10-10:35 What HHU expects of Japanese Universities for Collaboration
Prof. Dr. Peter Westhoff, Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer, HHU
From perspectives of Natural Science
10:35-10:40 Q&A
10:40-11:05 Coffee Break
11:05-11:35 Internationalization of German and Japanese Universities
Ms. Marijke Wahlers, Head of International Department, HRK
11:35-11:50 Discussions, Q&A
11:50-12:00 Presentation by National Institutes for the Humanities (NIHU), Japan
Prof. Dr. Yo-Ichiro Sato, Executive Director, NIHU
12:00-13:10 Lunch Break & Communications at Matching Booths    
Part 2: Bridging a New E&R Partnership (Main target: Students, Researchers)
13:10-13:40 Research Landscape in Germany and International Collaboration Opportunities
Dr. Jörg Schneider, Head of International Affairs, DFG    
Funding Opportunities for Partnership by Japanese Organizations
JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)   
13:40-14:40 Introduction of International Collaboration Cases by Japanese Universities   
14:40-14:50 Q&A   
14:50-15:30 Introductions of Japanese Universities and Research Institutes (Elevator Pitch)   
15:30-16:10 Matching Coffee Break

Part 3: An Expanding R&D Network (Main target: Administrators)
16:10-16:30 Networking in a New Field in Life Science Beyond Cultural Barriers
Dr. Kota Miura, National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS)
16:30-16:50 Introduction of International Research Training Group Project between RWTH Aachen University and Osaka University
16:50 Speech by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andrea von Hülsen-Esch, Prorektorin für Internationales, HHU
17:00 Closing remarks by JSPS