Japan

Summing up Sweden-Japan 2019

The 151st year of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan has come to an end, and we now enter the exiting year of 2020, with new research and innovation policy developments, as well as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, and their...

Minister Ernkrans deepens relations to Japan

The Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research, Ms. Matilda Ernkrans, made her first visit to Japan in her role as a Minister during October 5-9. The primary objective was as invited speaker at the Science and Technology in...
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Japan aiming for plastic-free oceans and pushing bio-economy

During the G20 Summit in Osaka this summer, a number of global challenges were addressed, among them the growing amount of plastic debris. During the G20, the “Osaka Blue Ocean Vision” was shared, with its aim to reduce pollution of marine...