Outline of Consortium

Diagnose our society with risk, forecast our future with resilience.

Because of instability of social situations recently, contingencies we can’t handle with conventional way of thinking and methods of risk management occur often, new concept beyond the risk management is aspired. In these situation, as backgrounds, resilience which respond flexibly to the contingency and changing situations and is an ability to maintain, provide, and resilient social functions desired from people is paid attention as a new concept for alternative risk.

To respond these trends, Resilience Research and Education Promotion Consortium was established in cooperation with companies and research institutions and university on December 26th, 2017. Consortium would hold seminars, lectures, workshops, and symposiums and so on in fields of Risk and Resilience, with exploring new research areas, would be a base of operation of new degree program which is plan to be established in the University of Tsukuba in cooperation with knowledge of associated institutions, and would be the foundation of fostering academic and global human resources.

Diagram of Concept

List of associated institutions

  • SECOM Co., LTD.
  • Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP)
  • NEC Corporation
  • 3M Japan Limited
  • DRI Japan
  • Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI)
  • Japan Automobile Research Institute (JARI)
  • Electronic Navigation Research Institute (ENRI)
  • National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
  • National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED)
  • National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan (JNIOSH)
  • National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (Taiwan)
  • University of Tsukuba

History

March 26th, 2019 Risk and Resilience Seminar “Creating Safety and Security” was held
December 14th, 2018 The 1st Symposium “Creating Safety and Security” was held
March 9th, 2018 Joint Press Release
December 26th, 2017 Resilience Research and Education Promotion Consortium was established
11 associated institutions are:
SECOM, DNP, NEC, DRI Japan, CRIEPI, JARI, ENRI, AIST, NIED, JNIOSH, University of Tsukuba

 

Activity History

March 26th, 2019 Steering Committee and tours at NCDR
December 14th, 2018 Steering Committee
November 27th, 2018 Steering Committee and tours at DNP
September 18th, 2018 Steering Committee and tours at AIST
3M Japan Limited participated in this consortium, and the number of associated institutions became 13.
July 19th, 2018 Steering Committee and tours at SECOM
May 25th, 2018 Steering Committee and tours at NIED
National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (Taiwan) participated in this consortium, and the number of associated institutions became 12.
March 9th, 2018 Steering Committee