JASTIP and STI Coordinator were mentioned as “ASEAN – Japan Collaboration with Mutual Benefits”

The Chairman’s Statement of the 26th ASEAN-Japan Summit held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 6 September 2023, mentions JASTIP and STI Coordinator as concrete examples of the “Mutual Benefit” of ASEAN-Japan Science and Technology Cooperation.

Chairman’s statement

We expressed appreciation to Japan for the commitment in strengthening science, technology and innovation (STI) cooperation including researchers exchange and research collaboration through initiatives with mutual benefits
such as ASEAN-Japan STI Coordinator; Japan-ASEAN Science, Technology and Innovation Platform (JASTIP); and ASEAN-Japan Innovation Week. Through the ASEAN-Japan Cooperation Committee on Science and Technology (AJCCST), we underscored the urgency to shift STI regional cooperation’s focus from fundamental to applied research that aims to address pressing global challenges, meets the needs of the region and advance scientific frontiers.

Chairman’s Statement of the 26th ASEAN-Japan Summit