Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


Research Cooperation Division I, International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS)
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Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2019

Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2019

Event notes

On 17 March 2019, Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2019, co-organized by JSPS and Nobel Media AB, was held at PACIFICO Yokohama Conference Center. Five Nobel Laureates, 14 world's leading scientists and intellectuals participated in the event and discussed "The Age to Come."

Approximately 1,000 participants attended the event, and it finished with participants' ovation. The reception of Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2019 was graced with the presence of Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado.
You can watch the all lectures and discussions on the following URL.



Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Nobel Media AB


Nobel International Partners:

3M will collaborate with Nobel Media over several years to bring light to important global issues, like the future of scientific education and sustainability.
The partnership gives us the opportunity to jointly focus on educating, inspiring and engaging a broader audience on big issues that impact people's lives around the world.

ABB is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport and infrastructure globally.
Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalisation with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. Today more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscribers.

Scania has a strong focus on research and development and is at the forefront in developing efficient and smart transport solutions and innovations. More than 3,500 researchers are working in the very forefront when it comes to future key areas as alternative fuels, connectivity, automation and electrification. The aim is to maintain and continue to develop a broad competence, ensuring that Scania retains its leading position within the automotive industry.

Volvo Cars
Volvo Cars is one of Sweden's largest companies in terms of sales. It is the powerhouse that drives development of the automotive hub in West Sweden. Leading the development of sustainable mobility solutions for our rapidly changing world, Volvo Cars is utilising emerging technologies such as autonomous drive, connected services and electrification to deliver sustainable, personal and safe mobility for coming generations.

Event Partners:

Nagase Brothers Inc.
Nagase Brothers Inc, "Toshin High School" and "Toshin Satellite Preparatory School", provides educational services to 120,000 learners at approximately 1,200 bases throughout Japan. Our schools have produced the biggest number of students who are accepted to prestigious universities including the University of Tokyo. Our educational philosophy is to educate people to be independent, self-respecting, and make a contribution to society and the world. Our clients include pre-school, elementary school, junior high school, high school, university students as well as adults. We are working on bringing up the students who will bear the future generation at Yotsuya Otsuka for junior high school examinations, Itoman Swimming School for swimming, etc. We also focus on discovering and nurturing human resources who can contribute to the development of future science and technology thorough the activities of the Frontier Salon Foundation.

Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd.
Since its founding, Yakult, motivated by its passion to deliver good health to as many people as possible, has been pursuing the great hidden potential of small nature life forms invisible to the eye. As a result of that pursuit, we have created Yakult and a wide range of food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. Today, customers around the world use our products that contribute to the health and happiness of people.

Supporting Organization:

Kao Corporation
The Kao Group is committed to contributing to the sustainability of society as well as realizing a rich life culture with the joy and satisfaction of the people of the world. Since our foundation in 1887, we have delivered products to people worldwide through both our Consumer Products Business, which contributes to cleanliness, beauty, and well-being in everyday life, and through our Chemical Business, which contributes to the growth of a variety of industries.