Future Creation Fair

1. Objective

The Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation (JIII) will hold the Future Creation Fair in 2004 to commemorate its 100th anniversary.

Creativity as it inspires innovative technology and cultivates the future is becoming increasingly important while we strive to appropriately respond to the vast global issues facing humankind.

With this in mind, the Future Creation Fair aims to contribute to the development of the creativity of younger generations around the world, and at the same time enlighten the public on innovative technology.

2. Outline of Events

The following events will be held as part of the Future Creation Fair.

(1) International Exhibition for Young Inventors
This exhibition will present and honor outstanding inventions by young inventors as recommended by invention related organizations from a number of countries around the world.

(2) Emerging Technology Fair
High-tech oriented companies, both in Japan and from abroad, will present emerging technologies to lead us into future society. This event will be organized to inspire the scientific and technological dreams of those attending, especially of youth-who will lead the next generation. It will also provide insight into understanding how our society will appear in the future.

(3) International Symposium for Promoting Creativity in Youth
The symposium will contribute to the development of creative potential in youth by engaging persons involved in invention promotion and/or technological development. Subsequently, related events will be held with the participation of youth.

3. Date and Location

(1) Date
Friday, August 27, to Monday, August 30, 2004

(2) Location
Tokyo International Forum Exhibition Hall
3-5-1- Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan