Italy-Japan: MAECI strengthens scientific and technological cooperation

On January 15, 2021, during the meeting of the Joint Commission envisaged by the Italy – Japan Cooperation Agreement for science and technology active since 1988 in Tokyo, the Executive Protocol for scientific and technological cooperation Italy – Japan was signed for the three-year period 2012-2023.

The two delegations therefore selected 11 bilateral scientific projects in line with the themes set out in the call published by the Directorate General for the Promotion of the Country System of the MAECI on 16 September 2019: AgriFood, New Technologies for Active and Healthy Aging and Homecare, Regenerative and Predictive Medicine, Emerging approaches to cancer therapy, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Artificial Intelligence and its Cybersecurity, Robotics, and Automotive Applications, Nanosciences and Advanced Materials, Prediction of climate, ecological, earth and ocean systems changes, Technologies for the Achievement of Sustainable Goals , with particular focus to Renewable Energy, Space Sciences, Remote Sensing and Space Technologies, Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage.

For the entire duration of the Executive Protocol, the selected projects will be able to access the annual request for co-financing from MAECI.

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