IN Japan

Main portal for IN Japan

  • The Norwegian Embassy

    The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tokyo is often the first step towards Norway! (Photo by: Jens Henrik Nybo)

  • Innovasjon Norway

    Innovation Norway is the Norwegian government's official trade representative abroad. (Photo by: Statoil)

  • Norwegian Seafood Council

    “The best seafood in the world comes from Norway” is what the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) wants people all over the world to believe. (Photo by: NSC)

  • StyleNorway Magazine

    Have you ever wondered about Norwegian style and culture? Or maybe you want to know about typical brands from Norway? Visit StyleNorway.jp!

  • Scandinavian Tourist Board

    Do you want to visit one of the Scandinavian countries, or maybe Norway in particular? Start planning at www.visitscandinavia.org! (Photo by: Stian H. Haug)

  • Do you want to visit one of the Scandinavian countries, or maybe Norway in particular? Start planning at www.visitscandinavia.org! (Photo by: Stian H. Haug)

Welcome to IN Japan

Norway in Japan is an event information site organized by the Trade and Technology Office at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tokyo. Whenever we or other official Norwegian institutions in Japan organize larger seminars, activities or events etc., we will post information on this site and invite participation. Please click on upcoming events to see what future events we are currently organizing.

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Japan-Norway Arctic Science and Innovation Week 2016

Addressing major scientific challenges and new opportunities in polar environments

Polar Regions are rapidly changing as a result of global climate change. Amplified temperatures in the Arctic, modified circulation patterns at high latitudes, variations in sea ice and snow cover, and ocean surface temperature, are all important factors influencing the global climate system. The changes therefore represent major challenges, as well as opportunities, for the human presence in the polar areas with potential large environmental, economic and social implications for society.

Japan and Norway actively contribute to the knowledge needed to understand and identify the processes behind the rapid changes in polar areas.

The purpose of the Japan-Norway Arctic Science and Innovation Week 2016 is to strengthen cooperation between leading Norwegian and Japanese institutions actively involved in research, higher education and industry/business activities in the Arctic and the Antarctic. The event will build upon long traditions of polar research collaboration between Japan and Norway, existing collaboration agreements and partnerships.

Japan-Norway Arctic Science and Innovation Week 2016 reaches out to research, higher education institutions and companies. The Government representatives and research funding agencies will present their strategies and national plans, as well as opportunities for bilateral and multilateral cooperation and mobility. The event will be open for the media.

Visit Japan-Norway Arctic Science and Innovation Week 2016