Fourth Japan-Netherlands Joint Committee on Cooperation in Science and Technology

June 6, 2007

  1. On June 6 (Wed), the Fourth Japan-Netherlands Joint Committee on Cooperation in Science and Technology (S&T) will be held at Mita House.

  2. The Joint Committee will be attended on the Japanese side by Mr. Masaaki Ono, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for Science and Technology Cooperation, who will co-chair it, and representatives from the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry among others, and on the Dutch side by Mr. Hans de Groene, Deputy Director-General for Enterprise and Innovation, Ministry of Economic Affairs, as a co-chairperson, and representatives from the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science and other agencies concerned.

  3. The participants will exchange information on each country’s recent important progress on S&T policy, and exchange views on such themes as research cooperation, business-academia collaboration, and support for small- and medium-sized corporations.

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