The JSPS Washington Office had a meeting in Boston with Japanese researchers from the Greater Boston area for an exchange of views. Eleven Japanese researchers met with Dr. Nozaki, Director of the JSPS Washington Office, and they widely discussed the academic research environment surrounding researchers in the U.S. and the differences in the academic field between the U.S. and Japan. Mr. Amir of the Japanese Consulate’s office in Boston also attended the meeting.