Thursday, May 22, 2008

Targeting the G8 STP by EU commission

#Targeting the G8 STP by EU commission

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時間: 11時:30分 – 15時30分 (12時30分 – 13時30分はビュッフェランチ)

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駐日欧州委員会代表部 科学技術部
フィリップ ド・タクシー・デュ・ポエット
Dear Sir / Madam,

Following his participation in the G8 Science and Technology meeting in Okinawa, Commissioner Potocnik responsible for EU research policy and programme will give a speech at the University of Tokyo on 16 June on EU research policy and S&T cooperation between Europe and Japan.

In addition, useful tools and instruments to fund and stimulate brain circulation and cooperation between Europe and Japan for both students and researchers will be presented, in particular the EU FP7 Marie Curie Actions, ERASMUS Mundus and the Vulcanus programme of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation.

Also included in the event will be the official launch by Commissioner Potocnik of the network of European researchers working in Japan and the presentation of its foreseen activities.

Here is advanced information on the event which will be completed in the coming days:

Date: Monday 16 June 2008
Programme: (i) Speech by Commissioner Potocnik, (ii) Presentation of tools and funding instruments for brain circulation between Europe and Japan, and (iii) Network of European researchers in Japan
Timing: 11:30 – 15:30 including buffet lunch (12:30 – 13:30)
Venue: The University of Tokyo, Hongo campus, Tetsumon hall
Registration: free of charge
Simultaneous interpretation English-Japanese will be available on the parts (i) and (ii)
Detailed information on the programme, speakers, venue and timing will be sent to you as soon as possible. In the meantime, could you please let me know if you would in principle be interested and available to attend this event?

I would appreciate receiving your feedback by email to
Kind regards,

Dr. Philippe de Taxis du Poët
First Counsellor - Head of Science & Technology Section
European Union - Delegation of the European Commission to Japan
Europa House, 9-15 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0075
Tel. +81 (03) 3239 0447 Fax +81 (03) 3261 5194

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