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 Second Joint Seminar Organized by JAIMA and the Vietnam Association of Testing Laboratories


TOKYO–()–The Japan Analytical Instrument Manufacturers’ Association (JAIMA, 2-5-16, Kanda Nishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0054; president: Akira Nakamoto [also senior advisor of Shimadzu Corporation]) today announces that, in cooperation with the University of Tokyo, the Vietnam Association of Testing Laboratories (VINALAB) and the Vietnam National University, it will hold its second joint workshop on February 10 (Friday), in a hybrid format between the Tokyo and Hanoi, as it did the year before. The seminar is co-organized by the University of Tokyo and its “Strategic Partnerships” program and the Vietnam National University University of Sciences, Hanoi.

This year’s event will be a discussion forum with stakeholders in the fields of environmental monitoring and food safety analysis on topics that require immediate solutions in Vietnam, along with discussions and proposals to solve specific social problems based on information from leading researchers in Japan, Member Firms of Vietnam and JAIMA.

The symposium will be held at Nguy Nhu Kon Tum Hall on the campus of the National University of Vietnam, Faculty of Chemistry, and will be accompanied by exhibition booths from JAIMA member companies and VINALAB. From Japan, Professor Emeritus Yasuaki Maeda of Osaka Metropolitan University (expert on environmental issues in Vietnam), Dr. Eri Matsumoto of Japan Food Research Laboratories (specialist in the analysis of heavy metals in food) and professors of Tokyo University and Vietnam National University will lecture, while companies participating in JAIMA will showcase related products and applications.

Date and time: February 10, 2023 (Friday)

11:00–13:00, 15:00–19:00 Japan Standard Time

09:00–12:00, 13:00–17:00 Vietnam Time (UTC+7)

Note: The Vietnamese side has an additional one-hour simultaneous exhibition tour.


JAIMA and via a web conference

Nguy Nhu Kon Tum Hall, Vietnam National University (within the Faculty of Chemistry)


Morning session

Greetings and keynote speech with JAIMA President Akira Nakamoto, VINALAB President Nguyen Hoang Linh and Director Vu Hoang Linh, University of Science at Vietnam National University, Hanoi


  • Former Director Nguyen Van Noi, University of Science at Vietnam National University, Hanoi, on “Introduction of the SATREPS Project”

  • Associate Professor Kazuma Mawatari, University of Tokyo, on the topic “Microfluidics and Nano Fluidic Technology for ultrasensitive chemical analysis”

  • Professor Emeritus Yasuaki Maeda, Osaka Metropolitan University, on “Air Pollution in Vietnam”

  • Dr. Eri Matsumoto, Japan Food Research Laboratories, on “Status and Trends of Heavy Metals Analysis in Foods in Japan”

Afternoon session

Vietnam National University and Vietnam Research Institute, on “Environment and Food Safety in Vietnam”

Corporate conferences participating in JAIMA (on the theme “Environmental Monitoring and Food Safety”), in alphabetical order:

  • Agilent Technologies Japan, Ltd.


  • Hitachi High Tech Corporation

  • HORIBA, Ltd.

  • JASCO company

  • JEOL, Ltd.


  • Kyoto Electronics Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

  • Rigaku Society



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Written by Natalia Chi

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