[Event Report] Joint Japan/ UK Science and Policy Workshop (March 4-5, 2024, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo)

On March 4 and 5, Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) Manager Ms. Yui Kohno presented at the Joint Japan/ UK Science and Policy Workshop which was held in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

The Joint Japan/ UK Science and Policy Workshop was hosted by the National Centre for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) and Sir Howard Dalton Centre (HDC), and the University of Warwick. The workshop gathered stakeholders from science, policy, academia, industry, and philanthropy to address how new national and international cross-sectoral partnerships might work together in a sustainable manner for future antibiotic discovery.

Session 3 (Part 1) featured speakers on the theme of “Industry-Academia Collaboration for Sustainable Capacity Building in Antibiotic Drug Discovery – Next Generation Scientists, Lessons from Past Experiences, and Future Plans.”

The lecture concluded with a panel discussion and Q&A.


UK – Annette von Delft (Centre for Medicines Discovery, Oxford University)
Japan – Yui Kohno (Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI))

Panelists (Speaking Order)

Dave Powell (Chief Scientific Officer, LIfeArc)
Manabu Sumi (Cabinet Councillor, Cabinet Agency for Infectious Disease Crisis Management, Cabinet Secretariat)
Takuko Sawada (Director of the Board and Executive Vice President, Shionogi & Co.)
Munehiro Asally (Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick)

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