Collaboration & Exchange

To promote further industry-academia-government exchange and international collaboration in telecommunication technology field, YRP hosts and supports various kinds of events: symposia, workshops, and seminars. Several kinds of forums or committees are also established to provide platforms for international collaboration.

Wireless Technology Park (WTP)

Wireless Technology Park (WTP) is an exclusive event focused on R&D of wireless technology and consists of three parts: the “Exhibition” where you can find the latest wireless technologies and researches, the “Seminar” that introduces recent technical trends in wireless communications, and the “Academia Session” where university laboratories present their R&D results. The aim of WTP is to introduce latest research result and trends in the field of wireless communications technology, to accelerate business development of wireless technologies and also to promote world leading R&D activities.

 Wireless Technology Park in 2019
 Wireless Technology Park in 2018
 Wireless Technology Park in 2017


International Symposium, Bilateral Workshop, Seminars, etc.

WPMC: International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications

WPMC was born in YRP in its early stage as a key event to create a new platform for international collaboration. It is held annually under the sponsorship of National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) and YRP R&D Promotion Committee and collects a hundreds of researchers from all over the world.

Venue of WPMC

1998 Yokosuka, Japan
1999 Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2000 Bangkok, Thailand
2001 Aalborg, Denmark
2002 Honolulu, U.S.A.
2003 Yokosuka, Japan
2004 Abano Terme, Italy
2005 Aalborg, Denmark
2006 San Diego, U.S.A.
2007 Jaipur, India
2008 Lapland, Finland
2009 Sendai, Japan
2010 Recife, Brazil
2011 Bretagne, France
2012 Taipei, Taiwan
2013 Atlantic City, U.S.A.
2014 Sydney, Australia
2015 Hyderabad, India
2016 Shengzhen, China
2017 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2018 Chiang Rai, Thailand
2019 Lisbon, Portugal
Japan-China Workshop on the Next Generation Mobile Communication Technology and Application

The workshop is held annually since 2006 and sponsored by China FuTURE MOBILE COMMUNICATION FORUM, JAPAN-CHINA Information and Communications Technology Forum, and YRP R&D Promotion Committee, and technically sponsored by IEICE-CS/RCS. It aims at networking industry-academia-government in Japan and China through presentations and activities on latest research results.

 Japan-China Workshop in 2019 *Program is available in English.
 Japan-China Workshop in 2018 *Program is available in English.
 Japan-China Workshop in 2017 *Program is avaialble in English.

Technical Seminar, Business Matching Event & Seminar, etc.

Taking advantages of the opportunities of eminent researcher’s visit to Japan and visit of business delegations to YRP, YRP hosts technical seminars, business-matching event or seminars, etc. to provide companies and researchers with the opportunities of mutual exchange.

Collaboration with China

YRP R&D Promotion Committee has established various collaborative platforms to promote collaboration and mutual understanding in ICT field between Japan and China.

- JAPAN-CHINA Information and Communications Technology Forum 

- Japan & China Mobile Business Promotion Committee (JCMB)

Participation to Asia-Pacific Telecommunity and collaborative activities

YRP R&D Promotion committee became an affiliate member of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) in January 2000.

APT is an intergovernmental organization established in 1979 aiming at provision and expansion of regional telecommunication services in Asia-Pacific Region. In order to contribute to its activity, YRP hosts one of the APT’s ICT training courses annually since FY2000.

19th APT Training(FY2018)    18th APT Training(FY2017)    17th APT Training(FY2016)