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Kõji Omi

Kõji Omi

Founder and Chairman of The Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum Kyoto, former Minister of Science and Technology and former Minister of Finance, Japan.

Message from Kyoto

Koji Omi is the founder and chairman of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum, held annually in Kyoto since 2004 to discuss the “lights and shadows of science and technology for the benefit of humankind” and create a worldwide network among scientists, policymakers and business people. Having held several prestigious assignments at universities, international organizations and the Japanese government, this former Minister of Science and Technology, Minister of Finance and founder of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, is one of the key figures in the country to make Japan a science and technology-oriented nation.

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