USA Site Visit in Research Triangle Park

Event | October 13, 2019

Finished Oct 13 2019 ~ Oct 20 2019

This is a special event for doctoral course students and Postdocs.

I-HoP will host a group tour from October 13th to 20th 2019, taking a total of five doctoral course students and Postdocs of Hokkaido University to the laboratories of companies and universities in the Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina, USA. The purpose of this site visit is to expand your network and experiences so that you can consider your career path more widely.

All transportation and hotel accommodations will be arranged and covered by Hokkaido University. However, participants are required to prepare their passport and visa (or ESTA) by themselves.

The participants will have the opportunity to give a presentation and have discussions in English related to their research to the companies.


July 24th Application deadline
Beginning of August Participants will be notified
End of August Kick-off meeting
End of August to beginning of October  Presentation practice in English
October 13th Departure from Sapporo (Hakodate campus participants may negotiate their departure date)
October 14th – 17th Site visits
October 18th Depart North Carolina
October 20th Arrive in Sapporo (estimated)


Research Triangle Park in the State of North Carolina

Hokkaido University doctoral course students and postdocs (regardless of nationality) 

Application deadline

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Max participants

How to register

If you do not receive a confirmation email within three business days, please contact I-HoP.

RTP links


International Human Resource Development Program (I-HoP)