On 17th of October, there is going to be organized Finnish-Japanese Symposium in the innovative hybrid format. Topic of the Symposium is Regional Development and Circular Economy. Hybrid format will take place online in the webinar format connecting Finland with Metsä Pavilion in Tokyo, Japan where part of the Symposium would take place in traditional seminar format. Click below to read more about the program and enroll for the participation. The participation in the event is free.
The project will be implemented in the area of Kyoto prefecture which can be characterized as a border zone to the metropolitan area. In this sense there is similarity with the situation of Lahti in relationship to Helsinki area. The goal of the work is to create mutual understanding and future vision of the current situation of well-being and clean environment in the region. The participants in the project are higher education institutes in the region, cities, regional administration and authorities as well as the enterprises.
In addition, HYPE project aims to produce scientific publication in cooperation with the Japanese partners which would contain collection of articles on various topics, including circular economy, rural planning, environmental education and trade relations.
Check the publication online here: https://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-827-371-7