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Osaka University Institute for Open Innovation Kickoff Symposium

2020-3-10 (Tue) 13:00 -

Date and Time

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 13:00~18:00

Venue

Knowledge Capital, Congrès Convention Center (B2F, North Building, Grand Front Osaka)

Access:

5 minute walk from Osaka Station (JR), Umeda Station (Osaka Metro Midosuji Line), and Osaka-Umeda Station (Hankyu Railway)

Host

Osaka University

Organized by

Osaka University Institute for Open Innovation

Attendance fee

Symposium - Free (prior application required)

Social gathering - 3,000 yen

Application form

To attend, please apply via the application form linked below:

https://www.oi.osaka-u.ac.jp/event/155/

Overview

The Osaka University Institute for Open Innovation was established on October 1, 2019 as an organization for planning, proposing, and commercializing large-scale joint research projects that lead to innovative corporate business. This symposium to celebrate the launch of this institute will introduce how Osaka University will proceed with its open innovation and what the institute strives to accomplish, all with the aim of hearing the opinions of attendees from the industry, academia, and government.

Program

*Note: The following program is subject to change.

13:00

Doors open

 

13:00-13:10

Opening greeting

NISHIO Shojiro (President, Osaka University)

13:10-13:20

Guest greeting

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

13:20-13:40

Keynote speech

NOJI Kunio (Director, Komatsu Ltd.)

13:40-14:20

Lectures

Industry-University Co-Creation Making Big Strides at OU

KANEDA Yasufumi (Director, Osaka University Institute for Open Innovation/Executive Vice President, Osaka University)

"The Goals of the Osaka University Institute for Open Innovation"

MORI Masaharu (General Creative Manager, Osaka University Institute for Open Innovation)

14:20-14:40

Intermission

14:40-15:40

Lectures

Introduction to Research and Development Projects at the Osaka University Institute for Open Innovation

"Photo-oxidation by Chlorine Dioxide: Functionalizing Organic Matter from Low Molecules to Macromolecules"

OHKUBO Kei (Professor, Osaka University Institute for Advanced Co-Creation Studies)

Cancer Diagnosis and Therapeutics using Cancer-Type Amino Acid Transporter LAT1

KANAI Yoshikatsu (Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)

"A Proposal for a Healthy Active Life: New Joint Treatment and Smart Sports Medicine"

NAKATA Ken (Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)

15:40-16:40

Panel discussion

"The Challenges and Future of Open Innovation that Lives Locally and Grows Globally"

Panelists

Ronald Hilhorst (Co-founder/partner, 3EACON (pronounced "beacon") B.V.)

TSUKAMOTO Yoshiaki (Executive Director, Japan Bioindustry Association)

YAMAMOTO Takafumi (President/CEO, Todai Technology Licensing Organization)

USAMI Atsushi (Partner, UTEC Co., Ltd.)

KANAMARU Masahiro (Manager, Beyond Next Ventures Inc.)

SAKATA Tsuneaki (Senior Fellow, Shionogi & Co., Ltd.)

Moderator

MORI Masaharu (General Creative Manager, Osaka University Institute for Open Innovation)

16:40-17:00


(Those who will attend the social gathering should move to the venue for the social gathering at this time.)

17:00-18:00

Social gathering

 

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