In the 21 st  Century we are searching for a new horizon of science and technology. The possibilities of new findings exist not only in the future, but also in the past. When Japanese traditional culture meets modern science and technology, new idea or product might be born. Inside mobile phone you can find various emerging technologies derived from Japanese traditional arts and crafts; manufacturing skill and knowledge of paper, porcelain, and golden foil. Another cases are related with new application of Natto (Japanese fermented soybeans),and modern product from Japanese traditional steel manufacturing. This research is sponsored by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology MEXT) in Japan[1].

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When traditional culture meets modern science and technology

Yuji Wada   Institute for Future Technology (IFTECH),Japan

Tohru Ishizuka   Institute for Future Technology (IFTECH),Japan

Atsushi Ozawa   Institute for Future Technology (IFTECH),Japan

In the 21 st  Century we are searching for a new horizon of science and technology. The possibilities of new findings exist not only in the future, but also in the past. When Japanese traditional culture meets modern science and technology, new idea or product might be born. Inside mobile phone you can find various emerging technologies derived from Japanese traditional arts and crafts; manufacturing skill and knowledge of paper, porcelain, and golden foil. Another cases are related with new application of Natto (Japanese fermented soybeans),and modern product from Japanese traditional steel manufacturing. This research is sponsored by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology MEXT) in Japan[1].

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