This session will provide your institute with opportunities to network and connect with other institutes, and showcase your institute’s resources; to find potential partners among GADRI members to collaborate, engage and enhance ongoing or new research project activities. For instance, some institutes may have their own methodologies, datasets, experimental equipment, computer resources, etc., but lack users, application fields, in-situ data for validation, etc. Other institutes may have enough human resources (researchers) but many unsolved issues and in need of scientific knowledge, experience, experimental and observation equipment, and technological supports and vice versa.

This session will, in particularly, explore research seeds and needs and assist to realize the effective/active collaboration among GADRI members.


  • Please submit 1-page PPT slide ( to explain your “Seeds & Needs” for collaboration; and your expectation from a future partner within 300 words. See the templates.
  • Please include a short message and your contact details (E-mail, institute/university/centre name, etc.)

Submission instructions:

Templates of 1-page PPT and the 300-word summary:

Please note:

The 1-page PPT slide and your summary will be uploaded on the 5th Global Summit website. Potential partners will be able to look at your documents prior to the Networking session. You will have a chance to discuss with your potential partner/s during the Networking session either on Zoom.


Registration will close on Saturday, 28th August 2021 at 12:00 hours (noon) Japan Standard Time (JST)
A final extension of the deadline for registrations -

31 Aug. 2021 - 01 Sep. 2021
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