NJAN Academic Networking Meeting – Forging the Future of Norway-Japan Academic Collaboration

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February 19

On February 19, Norway-Japan Academic Network (NJAN) Seminar was held at the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway. Participants came to listen to interesting lectures given by Olena Zavorotynska (University of Stavanger) and Shun Kashiwaya (University of Linköping). Following, lectures about the Sweden-Japan research collaboration MIRAI was held by Morten Fjeld (University of Bergen) and Naoto Kobayashi (Waseda University).

Thank you to all who participated!



2024 NJAN academic networking event


Date: February 19th 2024

Venue: UiB Læringsarena, 1. etg. Nygårdsgaten 5



12:30 Welcome

12:35 Address ( UiB leadership )

12:40 Address ( JSPS office Stockholm )

12:48 Address ( Team Norway )

—— Scientific program commences —–

12:55 Olena Zavorotynska (University of Stavanger):

“HyTack – Tackling challenges in hydrogen technology through education, research and international collaboration” (45+10)

13:50 Shun Kashiwaya (University of Linköping):

“Sustainable energy and water purification via photocatalysis powered by MIRAI seed funding and its business spin-off” (45+10)

14:45 Coffee-break and photo

15:30 Morten Fjeld (University of Bergen):

“MIRAI, Sweden-Japan research collaboration, from a Chalmers & Swedish perspective” (45+10)

16:20 Naoto Kobayashi (Waseda University):

“MIRAI, Sweden-Japan research collaboration, from a Waseda & Japanese perspective” (remote 20+5)

—— End of scientific program —–

16:45 Closing



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