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International Industry-University-Government Cooperation Symposium -- New Global Coopearion starting from Open Innovation

2009-12-21 (Mon) 1:00 p.m. -

In this symposium, leading experts will deliver lectures on R&D and open innovation in international industry-university-government cooperation and discuss challenges and the future outlook in cooperative global development.

Date & time: December 21 (Monday), 1:00 - 5:50 p.m.

(After-symposium party: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.)

Venue: Conference Room #1, Convention Center, Osaka University

(1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565-0871, Tel: 06-6879-7171)

Sponsored by: Office for University-Industry Collaboration, Osaka University

There is no participation fee but an after-symposium party fee of ¥2000 will be collected from those who attend.

How to apply

Please send (1) your name, (2) name of your company or organization, (3) contact information (your address, phone number, and email address), and (4) your intention to participate in the party to the following address by email or fax.

Address: General Planning Division, Office for University-Industry Collaboration, Osaka University, A-307, Center for Advanced Science and Innovation, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita 565-0871

Tel: 06-6879-4875, Fax: 06-6879-4208


Application deadline: December 14, Monday

Capacity: 120 (Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.)



M.C. -- MASAKI Toshihiro, Professor,  Manager at Intellectual Property Division, Manager at General Planning and Policy Division, Office for University-Industry Collaboration, Osaka University


  • 1:00 - 1:05 p.m. Greetings from organizers -- NISHIO Shojiro, Professor, Vice president and Trustee, Osaka University; General manager, Office for University-Industry Collaboration
  • 1:05 - 1:35 p.m. "Promotion of International Industry-University-Goverment Cooperation" by IWATA Yukitaka, Senior specialist, Office for Technology Transfer Promotion, Research Environment and Industrial Cooperation Division, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • 1:35 - 1:50 p.m. "International Industry-University Cooperation at Osaka University" by KANEMATSU Yasuo, Professor, Manager, Innovation Creation Division, Office for University-Industry Collaboration, Osaka University

1:50 - 2:00 p.m. -- Break

  • 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. "Technology Transfer Strategies at California Institute of Technology" by Lawrence Gilbert, Senior Director, Office of Technology Transfer, California Institute of Technology
  • 2:50 - 3:35 p.m. "International Industry-University Cooperation at Shanghai Jiao Tong University" by CAO Zhao-min, Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Deputy Director, Science and Technology Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

3:35 - 3:45 p.m. -- Break

  • 3:45 - 4:30 p.m."'Connect and Develop' Strategy at P&G -- Open Innovation and International Industry-University Cooperation" by HATANO Satoru, Manage, Connect and Develop Department, Procter & Gamble
  • 4:35 - 5:20 p.m. "Technology Management based on Innovation at 3M Company" by OKUBO Takatoshi, Chief Process Officer, Corporate Process Innovation HQs, Sumitomo 3M Limited
  • 5:25 - 5:50 p.m. -- Question and Answer period

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. -- After-symposium party at restaurant Takumi. (An after-symposium party fee of ¥2000 will be collected from those who attend.)



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