Laser Technology - Innovative Applications for Industrial Processes: Opportunities for Japanese-German Collaboration

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On March 17, 2021, from 16:00 – 18:30 (JST) / 08:00-10:30 (CET), the „German-Japanese Business and Technology Seminar: Laser Technology – Innovative Applications for Industrial Processes: Opportunities for Japanese-German Collaboration“ will be held by NRW.Global Business Japan (NRW Japan K.K.), co-hosted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and supported by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Japan and the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (DIHKJ).

Date: March 17, 2021 (Wed.)

Time: 16:00 – 18:30 (JST) /  08:00 – 10:30 (CET)

Location: Zoom Conference

Language: Japanese / English (Simultaneous Interpretation)

Free of Charge

Please register latest by March 14 (Sun.) 24:00 (JST) / 16:00 (CET)

Informationen zur Veranstaltung

17. März 2021, 16:00 bis 18:30 Uhr

Online
Veranstalter: NRW.Global Business Japan (NRW Japan K.K.)/ co-hosted by: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), supported by: Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Japan / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (DIHKJ)

Laser technology can solve demanding tasks in many different industries. Whether as a tool in automotive production, as measuring equipment in the environmental sector, as a diagnostic or therapeutic instrument in medical technology or as a communication medium in space technology, the laser provides multiple uses with high productivity and high efficiency.

Germany is a world leader in the field of optical technology and laser manufacturing technology. The Aachen Technology Region in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), RWTH Aachen University, Germany’s Center of Excellence in Engineering Sciences, and the Fraunhofer Institute of Laser Technology (ILT) is a well known center of R&D in laser technology and a cradle for innovative companies.

<PROGRAM> All times are in JST

16:00 Opening and Moderation
Georg Löer, Representative Director and CEO,
NRW.Global Business Japan (NRW Japan K.K.)

16:15 NRW – Source and Market for Innovative Technologies for the Manufacturing Industry
Astrid Becker, General Manager Asia, South East Asia, Australia, South America
NRW.Global Business GmbH

16:30 Challenges and directions for laser processing technology to support manufacturing in the post-COVID-19 era
Koji Yasui, Ph.D. Senior Chief Engineer, Senior Chief Technologist, Lasers, EDMs, CNCs, e-Beams, FA Systems Group, Industrial Automation Machinery Marketing Division, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

16:50 Laser.region.Aachen – The Alliance for R&D in New Laser Based Production Technologies
Edwin Büchter,
CEO, Clean Lasersystems GmbH and Speaker of Laser.region. Aachen

17:10 Science to Industry Collaboration: Innovative applications of high power ultrafast lasers microstructuring
Martin Reininghaus (Dipl. Phys.), Group Manager
Micro and Nano Structuring, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

17:30 Business Cases: Laser micromachining with ultra-short pulse lasers: systems technology and applications
Stephan Eifel (Ph.D.), CEO, Pulsar Photonics GmbH

17:45 Business Cases: Laser Beam Welding in a Vacuum – Increase in quality and Productivity
Christian Otten (Ph.D.), CEO, LaVa-X GmbH

18:00 Panel Discussion / Questions and Answers
Panel of the speakers moderated by G. Löer with special guest: Frank Leisten, Head of inward investment, AGIT mbH

For registration and more information, please visit this page.