Netherlands-Japan Launch Event Quantum-Photonics-Nanotech

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Linked to the TeamNL Tokyo Expo, that is organized on the occasion of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the Netherlands Embassy in Tokyo organizes a Netherlands-Japan Launch Event on Thursday July 8. The agenda of this Webinar includes renowned speakers from both governments, Netherlands leading organizations QuantumDelta, PhotonDelta/PITC, Dutch Optics Center and the PIB Nanotechnology Business Cluster, and Japanese leading organizations RIKEN, IOWN, Mitsubishi Electric and Keio University.

We will also introduce upcoming activities in the second half of 2021 in which you can participate and get in closer contact with each other and further discuss collaboration.

Title:                                 Netherlands-Japan Launch Event Quantum-Photonics-Nanotech

Date:                                Thursday 8 July 2021

Time:                                8:30-10:30NL / 15:30-17:30JP

Venue:                             Webinar (link follows registration)


Agenda outline:

  1. Policy presentations by Governments from both countries

Mr. Michiel Sweers, Deputy Director General for Enterprise & Innovation, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy

Dr. Susumu Kajiwara, Deputy Director-General, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, Min. of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

  1. Leading Industrial and Academic Organizations from both countries

Topic: research and development combining quantum technology, photonics, and nanotechnology

Prof. Wilfred van der Wiel, Director, BRAINS Center for Brain-Inspired Nano Systems, University of Twente

Prof. Ronald Hanson, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, QuantumDelta NL

Mr. Carol de Vries, Program and technology manager, Photondelta

Mr. Erik van Geest, General Manager, Photonic Integration Technology Center (PITC)

Mrs. Nienke Dijkstra & Mr. Bart Snijders, Initiator and Coordinator, Dutch Optics Centre (DOC)

Mr. Raoul Oostenbrink, Principal at IVX4, PIB Nanotechnology Japan

Dr. Yosuke Aragane, Vice President of IOWN Development Office, NTT, NTT / IOWN Global Forum

Prof. Yasunobu Nakamura, Director, RIKEN Center for Quantum Computing

Dr. Koji Yasui, Senior Chief Technologist, Mitsubishi Electric Corp.

Prof. Rodney Van Meter, Vice Chair, Keio Quantum Computing Center, Keio University, IBM Q Network Hub

  1. Upcoming Missions and Activities from Embassy


Click this link to register. If you cannot enter the link, visit our blog for other ways to register. After registration, you will receive a link to join online.



In Japan: Rob Stroeks, Netherlands Embassy, rob[@], +81-(0)90-8642-3560
In the Netherlands: Tong Jiang, Netherlands Enterprise Agency RVO, Tong.Jiang[@], +31-(0)6-1117-8711

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