Speakers / Panelists

Main Speakers

Keynote Speech

Novel Approaches to Breakthrough Research
Dr. France Córdova Director, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Supporting excellence with impact —the European Experience
Prof. Paul Boyle President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Leicester
(Former President, Science Europe)
Basic research leading to scientific breakthrough
Prof. Ei-ichi Negishi H. C. Brown Distinguished Professor, Purdue University
(2010 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
The Eureka Moments in Science
Dr. Erling Norrby
Emeritus Professor, Royal Swedish Academy of Science

Panel discussion

I. Interventions from Panelists: Trends in basic research support in each country
II. Discussion themes: Role of Basic Research for Scientific Breakthroughs
Moderator: Dr. Yuichiro Anzai, President, JSPS

Main Panelists

Dr.France Córdova
Director, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Dr. Peter Strohschneider
President, German Research Foundation (DFG)
Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon
President, European Research Council (ERC)
Dr. Michiharu Nakamura
President, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)