Advancements in Science and Technology (S&T) are the foundation for economic development, military strength and social advancement globally. As leaders in both S&T innovation and manufacturing, United States and Japan can work together to build a stronger future.
On January 21-22, 2015, Sasakawa USA and the Institute for Defense Analyses co-hosted the U.S.-Japan Workshop on Collaboration in Science and Technology (S&T) at Stanford University to focus on themes crucial to advancements in S&T. These included: energy (business-business cooperation); aerospace; and information technology (including internet security, big data and network systems). Around forty experts from academia, business and government from the United States and Japan participated. Guest speakers included former Secretary of Defense William Perry and Amb. Michael Armacost, the former U.S. Ambassador to both Japan and the Philippines. Click to see the event agenda and workshop participants.
After evaluating the current level of U.S.-Japan S&T collaboration, the group identified potential challenges and opportunities for greater cooperation between these nations’ brightest minds.
U.S.-Japan Workshop on Collaboration in Science and Technology (S&T) Summary Report, Brian L. Zuckerman, Anita R. Eisenstadt, Emily S. Nightengale, February 2015