An important function of Serendipity Lab is to produce next-generation global leaders by providing students and young scientists with interdisciplinary research opportunities in a globally competitive environment. With a group of creative and enthusiastic coordinators from various backgrounds spanning, Serendipity Lab is filled with brilliant ideas and technologies that foster innovations and discoveries. Through cutting-edge research experiences at Serendipity Lab, students and young scientists have opportunities to develop theoretical, experimental, and computational research skills as well as communication and presentation skills. They can also interact with top scientists by attending internal symposia and international conferences. Serendipity Lab encourages motivated students and young scientists to participate in this evolutionary endeavour and eventually become future global leaders who will shape the 21st century.
Serendipity Lab works with SPIE Student Chapter at the University of Tokyo to hold educational events for high school students. SPIE is the world's largest international non-profit professional society for optics and photonics technologies. This type of events is important for helping high school student see and touch cutting-edge technologies in the lab, discuss with top scientists, and get inspired by the experiences.