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The German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH) supports the exchange of ideas in areas of knowledge that will be critical in the future through events, networking and showcasing the work of German and international scholars. We focus on topics particular to the Japanese research and innovation landscape, as well as the single, unifying topic chosen by the program committee for all five DWIH's each year.

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DWIH Focus Topic 2019

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence promises the next great revolution in how we live, work and play. The DWIH Tokyo helps bring together German innovation and Japanese expertise to address issues such as machine learning, human-computer interaction, and the creation of intelligent systems capable of recognizing and responding to real-time stimuli.

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DWIH Focus Topic 2018

Working Innovatively in a Digital World

Digital innovations are fundamentally changing the working world. We have collected a variety of resources to address key questions about what the digital turn means for work in Germany and to highlight events put on by the DWIH Tokyo about living and working in the digital world.

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Autonomous Driving

Autonomous Driving – next to AI – presents a prioritised field of technology cooperation between Germany and Japan. Technical factors of self-driving vehicles, like sensors and simulation of complex systems of vehicle interaction, as well as human factors will be decisive to make traffic safer and more effective.

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Nanotechnology

Industrially produced nanoparticles offer potential for a wide range of products in IT & Electronics, Automobiles, Environment & Energy, Life Sciences, Biomimetics, Robotics, Wearables, or Advanced Sensors. Japan and Germany take leading positions in the field of nanotechnology.

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