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Scientific and Industrial Techno Salon to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of Osaka University's Founding -- "Toward a Bright Future for Japan"

2011-11-7 (Mon) 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Osaka University's Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, known as Sanken for short, holds a Sanken Techo Salon, a get-together with lectures for business persons four times a year.

The next Sanken Techno Salon will be held on Monday, November 7. In this event commemorating the 80th anniversary of Osaka University's founding, results of Sanken-sponsored research and their prospects --"Toward a Bright Future for Japan"-- will be presented accompanied by lectures. It is hoped that persons active in new fields and in cooperation between different fields will discuss new university-industry cooperation directed toward the development of new industries.

There is no participation fee for attending this seminar; however, except for Research Association of lndustry and Science (Sanken Techno Salon) members, Osaka University faculty, staff, and students, a party fee of 3,000 yen will be requested from persons attending the after-seminar party.

How to apply: Attendees must fill out an application form and fax or email it by Monday, October 24, 2011. To download an application form, click here


Fax: 06-6879-8509


  • 1:30 p.m. ~ Opening greetings, HIRANO Toshio, President, Osaka University
  • 1:50 ~ 2:40 p.m. Lecture "The History of Sanken and its Perspective"
  • GONDA Shun-ichi, Professor emeritus, Osaka University
  • YAMAGUCHI Akihito, Director, Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
  • 2:50 ~ 3:50 p.m. Lecture 1 "Science, Technology, and Innovation for a Bright Future for Japan," MATSUMI Yoshio, Director, Frontier Technology Strategy Center, Itochu Corp.
  • 4:00 ~ 5:00 p.m. Lecture 2 "Innovation Explored by New Device -- The Birth and Development of Ultra High Speed HEMT (High Electron Mobility Transistor)," MIMURa Takashi, Fellow, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
  • 5:00 ~ 5:05 p.m. Closing remarks, ASO Yoshio, Vice Director, Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
  • 5:15 ~ 6:30 p.m. After-symposium party

Venue: Restaurant Minerva, 2nd floor, Icho Hall

Date: 2011-11-7 (Mon) 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Icho Hall, Osaka University
Registration: Registration by email is necessary.
Contact: Ms.Kanda, University-Industry Collaboration Office, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research

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