Development of harmful algal bloom monitoring methods and forecast system for sustainable aquaculture and coastal fisheries in Chile (Monitoring of algae in Chile)

Kick off ceremony in Japan


The kick-off meeting in Japan was held for the purpose of celebrating the official execution of this project.

With help from all our collaborators as well as investors, the meeting was successfully carried out. We would like to show our deep appreciation to all your corporation and continuous supports. 


Opening greeting:

Shiori Mitsuhashi: Vice-director of the International Strategy Office, Kyoto University


Guest Speakers:

Gustavo Ayares : Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Chile

Tsukasa Nagamine: Research Supervisor, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Hideo Maeda: Senior Vice President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)


Research Keynote Speakers:

Takashi Gojyobori: Distinguished Professor, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Takeshi Hara: Chief Director, Japan Fisheries Science and Technology Association

Zoe McDougall: Oxford Nanopore VP, Corporate and communications

Milko Jorquera: Associate Professor, Universidad de La Frontera  

Click here to see the pictures of the day.