Afgelopen weken hebben Leden van MinacNed en NanoNextNL zich geprofileerd in Japan en deelgenomen aan verschillende conferenties en expo’s.
Nanotech 2020 Tokyo
On Tue 28/01, The Business Cluster Nanotech Netherlands have kicked-off their visit to Japan with a Mini-symposium at the Residence of the Ambassador. Many thanks to Prof. Dave Blank and Dr. Francesca Chiappini (Holst Centre) for sharing their knowledge with our Japanese network.
PRIMAFF Symposium on agricultural innovation systems in Tokyo
On Wed 22 January, a symposium “Connected, Expanded and Changed in Agriculture through Innovation Insights from Japan, the Netherlands and global trends” was organized by the Policy Research Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (PRIMAFF). Professor Laurens Klerkx of WUR gave a keynote presentation about the Opportunities and Challenges for Agricultural Innovation Systems. Dr. Evert Jan Krajenbrink, Agricultural Counsellor of the Netherlands Embassy in Japan, gave a presentation about how innovation is created in the Netherlands through Public-Private Partnerships. Both speakers highlighted the new strategy for circular agriculture and the Japanese translation of the Vision document (see below).