The symposium is jointly organised by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB) and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Japan-German Treaty of Amity. The symposium will address how collaborations and innovations in science can be better promoted and their impact on society better communicated to a broader public, including politicians, the scientific community and the media.
There will be open discussions on
• practical approaches to support the next generation of outstanding researchers;
• essential functions of research funding systems;
• challenges for key players;
• collaborative opportunities in science and society between Germany and Japan.