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Kõji Omi

FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN, THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY FORUM

Koji Omi is the founder and chairman of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum. Having held several prestigious assignments at universities, international organizations and the Japanese government, this former Minister of Science and Technology, Minister of Finance and founder of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, is one of the key figures in the country to make Japan a science and technology-oriented nation.

The Falling Walls Foundation receives advice, support and guidance from its board of Trustees – an international group of distinguished leaders from science and science policy. The Board is chaired by Jürgen Mlynek, the former president of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.

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