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Oct. 30, 2018

Mexican ambassador visits Wako campus

On October 25, Mexico’s ambassador to Japan, Carlos Almada, visited RIKEN’s Wako campus. He first met with President Matsumoto and Executive Director Shigeo Koyasu to discuss RIKEN’s relationship with Mexico and consider ways to increase the presence of Mexican researchers and knowledge about RIKEN in Mexico. The ambassador expressed his hope for increased cooperation between his country and Japan in the area of science and technology.

Following the talk, the ambassador and his staff were given tours of three laboratories, including two that have Mexican researchers among their staff.

Group photo of participants Meeting with executives
Image of lab tour A laboratory tour