Finnish-Japanese collaboration – BIOSYS
North Karelia of Finland introduces the BIOSYS Ecosystem, a collaborator between the regions of North Karelia, Nagano (Ina), and Hokkaido. BIOSYS bridges research, development, innovations, and business activities together, drives international growth, and addresses the key challenges in the green transition together with partners.
Solid State Fermentation for Sustainable Agricultural development: “Hakko” Tradition
Nagaoka University of Technology launched in 2023 "Rice Destinations”—a bio-community centre for the future of the Niigata Region. Based on the synergy between the fermentation tradition and scientific research, this centre fosters a transition towards a sustainable food production system.
Greater Tokyo Biocommunity
Greater Tokyo Biocommunity (GTB) has been certified by the Japanese government as a global biocommunity. The GTB promotes the formation of a global biocommunity hub in the Tokyo area with the participation of 45 organizations including local governments, universities, research institutes, bio-related organizations, industry support organizations, as well as financial and investment institutions.
Japan Bioeconomy Strategy
Japanese government developed “Japan Bioeconomy Strategy” to achieve the world’s most advanced bioeconomy society in Japan by 2030. The strategy especially promotes industry linkage, biomaterial, sustainable primary production, and health care.
Report: The Japanese Model for a Bioeconomy
To get the access to this report, please click here.
Webinar 148: The Japanese Model for a Bioeconomy
05-11-19 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CETHow will Japan use its leadership in bioscience and biotech to make its economy sustainable?Japan has

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