Struggling for Europe’s technology sovereignty – a comment on Hermann Hauser’s proposal for a €100 billion Technology Sovereignty Fund

by Gerhard Fasol Hermann Hauser in a recent article on Project Syndicate, entitled “The Struggle for Technology Sovereignty in Europe” argues for “the UK and EU to jointly establish a €100 billion ($120 billion) Technology Sovereignty Fund to counter the $100 billion that the US is spending on its technology sovereignty and the even larger… Continue reading Struggling for Europe’s technology sovereignty – a comment on Hermann Hauser’s proposal for a €100 billion Technology Sovereignty Fund

International Nanotechnology Symposium in Tokyo 16 September 2019

International Nanotechnology Symposium: 21 University of Cambridge nanotechnology researchers in Tokyo meeting Japanese companies, 16 September 2019

21 University of Cambridge nanotechnology researchers in Tokyo 日本語版 日本語版 International Nanotechnology Symposium in Tokyo 21 University of Cambridge nanotechnology researchers in Tokyo meeting Japanese corporations Symposium chair and contact: Gerhard Fasol contact here Monday 16 September 2019 15:00-21:00 in Tokyo Purpose of the International Nanotechnology Symposium in Tokyo Exchange of views on results and… Continue reading International Nanotechnology Symposium in Tokyo 16 September 2019

Top-down vs bottom-up innovation: Japan’s R&D leaders at the 8th Ludwig Boltzmann Forum

Ludwig Boltzmann Forum

How to fast-track innovation in Japan Shuji Nakamura’s invention of high efficiency LEDs enable us to reduce global energy consumption by an amount corresponding to 60 nuclear power stations by 2020, for which he was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. Still, a poster child for bottom-up innovation, Shuji Nakamura was sued by his… Continue reading Top-down vs bottom-up innovation: Japan’s R&D leaders at the 8th Ludwig Boltzmann Forum

Tokyo Institute of Technology President Yoshinao Mishima: “Become a world class University with more diversity by 2030”

Tokyo Institute of Technology President Yoshinao Mishima speaks about educational reform at TiTech: "TiTech to become a world class University by 2030"

Tokyo Institute of Technology President Yoshinao Mishima: Educational reforms at Tokyo Institute of Technology (President of Tokyo Institute of Technology. Materials scientist specialized on nano-materials and high-performance materials) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. Tokyo Institute of Technology – short history 1881:… Continue reading Tokyo Institute of Technology President Yoshinao Mishima: “Become a world class University with more diversity by 2030”

Boltzmann constant, temperature and the new SI system of units by Gerhard Fasol (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

Gerhard Fasol

Boltzmann constant k, “What is temperature?” and the new definition of the SI system of physical units (by Gerhard Fasol, CEO of Eurotechnology Japan KK. Served as Associate Professor of Tokyo University, Lecturer at Cambridge University, and Manger of Hitachi Cambridge R&D Lab.) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014… Continue reading Boltzmann constant, temperature and the new SI system of units by Gerhard Fasol (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

VCSEL – Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers by their inventor, Kenichi Iga (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSEL) by their inventor, Kenichi Iga (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

VCSEL inventor Kenichi Iga: hv vs kT – Optoelectronics and Energy (Former President and Emeritus Professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology. Inventor of VCSEL (vertical cavity surface emitting lasers), widely used in photonics systems) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. VCSEL: how… Continue reading VCSEL – Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers by their inventor, Kenichi Iga (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

Israeli Venture Fund Japan meeting in Tokyo March 4, 2014

Israeli VC in Tokyo

Start-up Nation Israel 2014 – Israel Japan Investment Funds meeting on March 4, 2014 at the Hotel Okura in Tokyo Israeli Venture funds introduce Israeli ventures to Japanese investors Acquisition of Viber by Rakuten draws attention in Japan to Israeli ventures The recent acquisition of the Israel-based OTT (over the top) communications company Viber by… Continue reading Israeli Venture Fund Japan meeting in Tokyo March 4, 2014

Magnetic and metallic nanowires

Gerhard Fasol was one of the invited speakers of the “Device Applications of Nanoscale Materials Symposium” at the 1998 National ACS Meeting in Dallas, Texas, which was organized by John St. John of Texas Christian University. Gerhard Fasol’s talk: “Selective Electrodeposition of Magnetic and Metallic Nanowires: A New Approach to a Fundamental Technology” Symposium purpose:The… Continue reading Magnetic and metallic nanowires