Panel discussion at RIKEN Europe Office Symposium

Panel discussion at the RIKEN Europe Office 1st Anniversary Symposium

The final programme and public versions of presentations (if available) from the RIKEN Europe Office 1st Anniversary Symposium can be accessed below.

Opening remarks

Opening remarks 1 Dr. Shigeo KOYASU Executive Director, RIKEN Opening remarks 2 H.E. Mr. Takeshi NAKANE Ambassador for Science and Technology, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Part I: STI for future society

Keynote address – 1 “Horizon Europe and the challenge-driven approach” Mr. Jean-Eric PAQUET Director-General DG RTD, European Commission Keynote address – 2 “UKRI Programmes for International Research and Innovation” Prof. Tim WHEELER Director for International UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) RIKEN presentation – 1 “Creating sustainable resources through interdisciplinary research based on biology and chemistry” Dr. Kazuo SHINOZAKI, Director RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) RIKEN presentation – 2 “Conducting next Generation Research for Our Health” Dr. Tadashi YAMAMOTO, Director RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) RIKEN presentation – 3 “Quantum technologies at RIKEN” Dr. Seigo TARUCHA, Deputy Center Director RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS) Panel Discussion Prof. Dame Wendy HALL (moderator) Dr. Peter DROELL, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission Ms Emanuela Bellan, Head of Unit Interinstitutional, International relations and Outreach, JRC, European Commission Mr. Shinichi MIZUMOTO, Director for International Affairs, Bureau of Science, Technology and Innovation, Cabinet Office Mr. NITTA Koshi, Director, International Science and Technology Affairs Division, Science and Technology Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Dr. Kazuo SHINOZAKI, RIKEN Dr. Tadashi YAMAMOTO, RIKEN Dr. Seigo TARUCHA, RIKEN

Part II: Global partnership

RIKEN’s international strategy Dr. Motoko KOTANI, Executive Director, RIKEN Partnership with RIKEN 1 “The RIKEN-Max-Planck Joint Center for Chemical Systems Biology – Transcending Disciplines and Continents” Prof. Dr. Peter H. SEEBERGER, Director Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Partnership with RIKEN 2 “KI-RIKEN Collaboration: Problems from biomedicine, solutions from advanced genomics” Juha KERE, MD, PhD Professor of Molecular Genetics Karolinska Institutet Partnership with RIKEN 3 “CEA and RIKEN – HPC Collaboration for Exascale Computing” Dr. Jean-Philippe NOMINÉ Digital Project Manager, CEA Dr. Satoshi MATSUOKA Director, RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)

Concluding remarks

Dr. Motoko KOTANI, Executive Director, RIKEN