MIRAI 2.0 Japanese-Swedish Joint Kick-off / Scientific Webinar(October 7-8, 2020)

Tohoku University participated in “MIRAI2.0”, a collaboration between 19 Swedish and Japanese universities, aiming to contribute to long-term research collaboration and to promote Sweden and Japan as nations of world-leading large-scale research infrastructure.

MIRAI2.0 will hold the MIRAI 2.0 Japanese-Swedish Joint Kick-off / Scientific Webinar, co-hosted by Nagoya University and University of Gothenburg as follows.

Please register and watch pre-recording videos at

The event consists of three parts:
1. Website (https://mirai2020sejp.wixsite.com/kickoff)
2. Live Session on October 7, 2020
3. COVID-19 Webinar on October 8, 2020

1. Website (https://mirai2020sejp.wixsite.com/kickoff)
Viewers can watch the pre-recorded Keynote Lecture and the MIRAI Project (1.0) Success Stories on this website and submit questions via the question form on this site.

2. Live Session on October 7, 2020
17:40-18:10 Live Q&A for Keynote Lecture by Prof. Hiroaki Suga, The University of Tokyo
18:15-18:55 Success Story in Mirai 1.0
18:55-19:00 Closing

A live Q&A Session to the Keynote Lecture (Q&A corner) and MIRAI Project (1.0) Speakers (Q&A corner) will be held on October 7 where speakers and moderators will have live discussions     based on the questions received by YOU, our audience.

3. COVID-19 Webinar on October 8, 2020
16:00-17:30 Medical Perspectives From Sweden and Japan
Prof. Hidetoshi Tahara,  Hiroshima University
Dr. Sofi FristedtDoctor, Jönköping University
Prof. Tetsuya Yagi, Nagoya University
Prof. Jan Lötvall, University of Gothenburg

17:30-19:00 Policy and Management Perspectives from Sweden and Japan
Prof. Malin Rönnblom, Karlstad University
Prof. Shunsuke Managi, Kyushu University
Prof. Hans Adolfsson, Vice-Chancellor, Umeå University
Prof. Aiji Tanaka, President, Waseda University

There are no pre-recorded lectures for this. All lectures are live.