About the RIKEN Europe Office

The RIKEN Europe Office was established in November 2018 as RIKEN’s 3rd overseas representative office. Its mission is to promote collaborative research and innovation with European partners. Located at the heart of the EU quarter in Brussels, it is where RIKEN can most effectively interact with scientific organizations in Europe (individual countries and regions, the EU, and other international organizations like CERN), as well as surrounding areas.

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About RIKEN

The RIKEN national science institute is Japan’s largest institute for basic and applied research. Over 2500 papers by RIKEN researchers are published every year in leading scientific and technology journals covering a broad spectrum of disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and medical science. RIKEN’s research environment and strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and globalization has earned a worldwide reputation for scientific excellence.

ICHIOKA Toshiyasu, PhD

ICHIOKA Toshiyasu, PhD

Director of the Europe Office

About RIKEN

The RIKEN national science institute is Japan’s largest institute for basic and applied research. Over 2500 papers by RIKEN researchers are published every year in leading scientific and technology journals covering a broad spectrum of disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and medical science. RIKEN’s research environment and strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and globalization has earned a worldwide reputation for scientific excellence.