Tokyo 2018

The future of food

11 March 2018

On 11 March 2018, a Nobel Prize Dialogue was arranged in Tokyo, where Nobel Laureates, key opinion leaders, policy makers, students, researchers and the general public met to discuss the future of food.

A full program of inspiring lectures and panels took place, exploring topics like ‘Science and Food’, ‘Culture and Food’ and ‘Future Food and our Challenges for the Sustainability’. Attending Nobel Laureates were Johann Deisenhofer, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1988, Tim Hunt, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001, Finn E. Kydland, Laureate in Economic Sciences 2004, Yoshinori Ohsumi, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 and Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009.

The Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2018 was produced by Nobel Media in partnership with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, JSPS with the kind support from Nobel International Partners 3M, Ericsson, Scania and Volvo Cars.

Event highlights

"The Nobel Prize Dialogue provides a good platform for me to expose my nascent thinking to the big mindsets of Nobel Laureates."

- Prakhar Misra, PhD student at the University of Tokyo

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