Conference Partners

INGSA's 3rd biennial conference (#INGSA2018) was held in collaboration with the Government of Japan, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and Japan’s National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS).

Conference Sponsors

INGSA wishes to express its gratitude to the sponsors that have enabled INGSA2018 to be a diverse, inclusive and truly global conference of the highest standard.

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. They are a world leader in providing information analytics solutions and digital tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education.

Elsevier publishes about 2,500 and launched 26 new subscription and open access journals, including Materials Today Physics, Joule from Cell Press and The Lancet Planetary Health. ScienceDirect, the world’s largest database of peer-reviewed primary scientific and medical research, hosts over 15m pieces of content and 38,000 e-books. Flagship journals include Cell and The Lancet family of titles.


Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges, combining its operational technology, information technology, and products/systems.

The Hitachi Group is an innovation partner for the IoT era, and it has approximately 307,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation with customers, Hitachi is deploying Social Innovation Business using digital technologies in a broad range of sectors, including Power/Energy, Industry/Distribution/Water, Urban Development, and Finance/Social Infrastructure/Healthcare.

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Clarivate Analytics is the global leader in trusted insights and analytics that accelerate the pace of innovation.

Trusted by the world’s top universities, corporations and brands, the company’s analytics-based solutions portfolio and comprehensive content trace their roots to foundational discoveries in information science. We have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet. For a full list of our products, visit us at

“The sustainable well-being for people, society and our planet Earth” – we, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, call it KAITEKI. Through our values of Sustainability, Health and Comfort, we create innovative solutions globally realising KAITEKI. Creating KAITEKI value today, we ensure a bright future of tomorrow.




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The founding philosophy of the International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) is to “conduct research for the future and happiness of mankind,” and we address these issues through fundamental research based on cooperation among government, industry and academia. By consolidating wisdom from around the world and taking research forward, we aim to produce new directionality in academic research or orient ourselves towards creating new concepts, and contribute to the development of academic research culture.

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Media Partner

Since 2004, Asia Research News has been helping Asia’s universities and research institutions promote new research findings and academic expertise to a wider international audience, including the media.  Our services include specialist writing and targeted media distribution. Our news portal,, helps connect Asian researchers with the media and the public.  We also publish the annual magazine, Asia Research News magazine, which highlights innovative and significant breakthroughs from Asia.

Editage, a division of Cactus Communications, was established in April 2002 with an aim to accelerate global scientific research communication. At Editage, we take great effort to understand our authors’ needs. We aim to help scholars break through the confines of geography and language, bridge the gap between authors and peer-reviewed journals, and accelerate the process of publishing high-quality research. We also focus on providing research communication services to make researches as visible as possible.



Japan Science Support Foundation