Italy-Japan Workshop is an initiative, patronized by the Embassy of Italy in Japan, in which a specific theme related to robotics is discussed and analysed involving the governments, universities, research centres, and industries of both countries.

Italy-Japan Workshop has been organised since 2001 by Waseda University, one of the most important scientific partners for Italy, in collaboration with Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna. In this event, distinguished Italian and Japanese speakers share their experiences and their vision, while a selected number of Japanese and Italian companies are invited to show and demonstrate their products.

This year the workshop will be focused on applications of Robotics in the field of Sport Science. Existing applications will be presented and discussed, and possible directions envisioned and  evaluated.