In support of Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2018's aim to create engaging discussion and debate about the theme "The Future of Food", we are proud to work with the partners below, who provide financial support and services that enable us to realise the event.
Nobel International Partners:
3M will collaborate with Nobel Media over several years to bring light to important global issues, like the future of scientific education and sustainability. The partnership gives us the opportunity to jointly focus on educating, inspiring and engaging a broader audience on big issues that impact people's lives around the world.
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. Today more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscribers.
Scania has a strong focus on research and development and is at the forefront in developing efficient and smart transport solutions and innovations. More than 3,500 researchers are working in the very forefront when it comes to future key areas as alternative fuels, connectivity, automation and electrification. The aim is to maintain and continue to develop a broad competence, ensuring that Scania retains its leading position within the automotive industry.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is investing heavily in developing new technologies in the areas of autonomous driving, active safety and electrification. Our 6,000 colleagues dedicated to Research and Development are spread across three continents. We strengthen the automotive cluster in Western Sweden and establish an emerging hub for automotive software engineering.
Japan LOTTE Group has provided new values related to food and health actively since its establishment in 1948.
We conduct business activities for the realization of a society that people can keep their good health both physically and mentally with food in the future, by keeping quality, living together with a natural environment and a community, and involving with various stakeholders such as customers properly.
Since its founding, Yakult, motivated by its passion to deliver good health to as many people as possible, has been pursuing the great hidden potential of small nature life forms invisible to the eye. As a result of that pursuit, we have created Yakult and a wide range of food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. Today, customers around the world use our products that contribute to health and happiness of people.
Since its establishment over 100 years ago, Taisho Pharmaceutical's mission is to contribute to consumers' health and wellbeing. To this end, we have answered a diverse array of people's needs by providing a broad range of products in fields ranging from disease prevention to treatment.
Looking ahead, we will strive to energize and expand the market as a leading OTC drug company in Japan. Meanwhile, the Prescription Pharmaceutical Operation Group will enhance its business in fields that make full use of our strengths, and work to bring proprietary original drugs to market.