Scintillon shines light on new alliance with Tokyo University of Technology

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Scintillon shines light on new alliance with Tokyo University of Technology
San Diego, CA

Scintillon Institute, a rapidly growing non-profit science research institute focused on fostering the research to develop tomorrow’s breakthrough technologies, proudly announces its signing of a mutual agreement  to explore the potential for collaborative research and study opportunities with the School of Bioscience and Biotechnology of Tokyo University of Technology (“TUT”),

Scintillon Institute, a rapidly growing non-profit science research institute focused on fostering the research to develop tomorrow’s breakthrough technologies, proudly announces its signing of a mutual agreement  to explore the potential for collaborative research and study opportunities with the School of Bioscience and Biotechnology of Tokyo University of Technology (“TUT”), a comprehensive science and technology university with a commitment to practical education necessary to create the globally competitive scientific researcher.  In a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions, cooperation to further academic exchange was the name of the game for both involved.

“This exciting opportunity for trans-Pacific collaborations brings a new level to our development,” stated Scintillon Institute’s Founding Chair Dr. Jiwu Wang, “Scintillon’s diligent focus on funding research and promoting interdisciplinary collaboration combined with TUT’s concentration on creating internationally competent researchers with independent, creative mindsets form the perfect partnership to create forward focused, solution-driven contributions to society.” 

 

Scintillon joins TUT’s other partners, Carnegie Mellon University, the Communication University of China, the Berlin University of Technology, and the University of Perpignan, to help train market-ready students for international research collaborations; and TUT students may access hands-on training at Scintillon’s newly acquired state-of-the-art Neural Degenerative Disease Research Center, the Stem Cell Core, the Imaging Core, and associate with key leaders in the field at the annual Cytometry Development Workshop series, co-organized by Scintillon.

 

This cooperation will extend through a wide range of activities to include research, study, and consulting projects, participation in joint seminars, lectures, training, and academic meetings, as well as the prospect for proposals of joint workshops and conferences.  Both parties may exchange academic staff for teaching and research and students for study opportunities that may blossom into future potential research.  The agreement spans five years with the possibility of renewal.

 

 “This is a perfect expression of Scintillon Institute’s mission statement and goals,” says Outreach Coordinator Rhianna Basore. “The freedom to explore science through joint collaboration is exactly what makes Scintillon the playground to develop cutting-edge, sustainable technologies to enhance the potential and capacity of human life-on both sides of the Pacific.”

 

ABOUT SCINTILLON INSTITUTE

Scintillon Institute founded in 2012 as an independent non-profit science research institute with the goal of discovering and developing new biologically based technologies that address the fundamental needs of a growing civilization.  Research projects include novel tools for biological imaging, new perspectives on aging and cancer research as well as innovative approaches to developing sustainable energy and food sources.  Focused on catalyzing key advances in biological research, it seeks to contribute broadly to improving public health, treating disease, and producing sustainable energy and food for our growing world population.

ABOUT TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY’S SCHOOL OF BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Established in 1986, Tokyo University of Technology organizes its education programs to take students seamlessly from basic to professional levels.  As competition in business continues to accelerate, so does the demand for capable young professionals who, after acquiring highly-specialized skills at university, are ready to contribute to industry and society upon graduation and even transcend geographical boundaries as international collaboration is becoming indispensable to maximize efficiency and productivity in high-tech research.

 

Rhianna Basore      858-799-1065

Outreach Coordinator

Scintillon Institute

6404 Nancy Ridge Drive

San Diego CA 92121

rhiannabasore@scintillon.org

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