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5th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium Tokyo 2013

“ENERGY” Wednesday, 20th February 2013, Embassy of Austria, Tokyo 14:00 Welcome by Dr. Bernhard Zimburg, Ambassador of Austria to Japan 14:10 Gerhard Fasol, “today’s agenda” 14:20 – 14:40 Robert Geller Professor of Geophysics University of Tokyo, seismologist. First ever tenured non-Japanese faculty member at the University of Tokyo “A seismologist looks at nuclear power plant […]

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Electronics industry

SONY (manuscript invited by BBC, preparation for interview)

Games are 11% of SONY‘s sales – and currently 56% of SONY’s profits come from selling life insurance, consumer loans and financial products in Japan. Games are important, but are not going to make or break SONY at this time. Technical specs of the next Playstation need to be fantastic. Specs alone however have not […]

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business Energy EU-Japan Japan market entry Renewable energy

How can a European company succeed in Japan’s energy landscape? (EU-Japan Gateway keynote)

I was invited to give a keynote talk to about 50 European participants in the EU-Japan Gateway program, which assists small and medium sized European companies to enter the Japanese market. My topic was “How can a European company succeed in Japan’s energy landscape?” I explained Japan’s energy situation today, based on our reports: Renewable […]