Call for participants! Sweden and Japan collaborative MIRAI seminar at Kyushu University

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Hiroshima University is participating in the MIRAI Project (*1), an international research exchange project consisting of top universities in Japan and Sweden. In the second phase, (2020-2023), which started in 2020, five breakout groups were set up based on the topics listed below (*2). Those groups have organized symposia and workshops with the aim of furthering international collaboration between Japan and Sweden.

The MIRAI 2.0 Research and Innovation week (R&I week) will be held in person at Kyushu University from 15 to 18 November, 2022. The R&I week is a good opportunity to present your research and get involved in international collaboration.

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Application for Participation

● Eligibility:
Researchers, Lecturers, Teachers and PhD students of the university.
*Students must obtain permission from their supervisor to participate in the event.

● Hiroshima University will support 15 people with the funds for transportation and accommodation (up to 50,000JPY per person). *You will be notified by the International office of Hiroshima University if you are selected to receive support.

Deadline date: 22 September, 2022
*Please submit your application. *Go to the link below and fill out the form.
*You will receive further information from the International office of Hiroshima University after your application has been completed.

(*1) MIRAI Member Universities:

From 2017-2019 seven Swedish and eight Japanese Universities joined together in the MIRAI project and research seminars, workshops, short courses for Ph.D., and Post-Docs and researcher mobility were implemented to strengthen collaboration between Sweden and Japan.

Nagoya University (coordinator),Hiroshima University,
Hokkaido University,Sophia University, Kyushu University, the University of Tokyo, Tohoku University, Waseda University, Okinawa Institue of Science and Technology Graduate University
University of Gothenburg (coordinating University), Örebro University, Linköping University, Lund University, Uppsala University, Umeå University, Linnaeus University, Karlstad University, Örebro University, Jönköping University, Luleå University of Technology, Stockholm School of Economics

(*2) Five Breakout Group:

Materials Science
Artificial Intelligence
Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Global Strategy Group, International Office
Tel: 082-424-4543 ext. (Higashihiroshima84)4543
E-mail: kokusai-group■
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