CNRS Tokyo Office

The CNRS Office for North-East Asia, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a bridge between CNRS – and, more generally, all CNRS affiliated French research makers – and Japanese, Taiwanese, and South Korean research institutions.

The CNRS Tokyo office was created in 1991 and celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2021. It is located at the Embassy of France in Japan.


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CNRS vis-à-vis the science and technology players in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea

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the best partnerships by supporting the creation of structuring collaborations

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visits and meetings for high-level delegations from North-East Asia and CNRS

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the local S&T activity and informing the CNRS community (news bulletin, Twitter account)


Group picture with Clément Dupuis, Ryuko Nakamura and Jacques Maleval

Jacques MALEVAL, Director of the Tokyo Office

Clément DUPUIS, International Cooperation Officer

Ryuko NAKAMURA, Assistant for Administration and Finance

Camille PAINBLANC, Administrative Officer for the International Research Laboratories



CNRS Regional Office Japan – South Korea – Taiwan
c/o Embassy of France in Japan
4-11-44 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-8514 – Japan


Email: dei-tokyo [at] (please replace [at] by @)
Phone: +81-3-5798-6183
Fax: +81-3-5798-6179


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