Tokyo Tech International

Open Innovation Symposium

10:00-16:50, Thursday, November 25, 2021 (Japan Time) 

The 3rd Tokyo Tech International Open Innovation Symposium 2021 hosted by Open Innovation Platform, Tokyo Institute of Technology, is scheduled on November 25, 2021 (JST, UTC +9), fully virtual venue.

The purpose of this symposium is to share the open innovation principle which is networked with respect and trust, to achieve dynamic and global development, and to reach our society for sustainable growth.

We invite awesome speakers from worldwide to share their knowledge, experience and insight of the open innovation through the global collaboration among government, research institutes, and private sectors.

The number of attendees to the Symposium is expected to be 1500 executive management class from business and technology development.

The Symposium is basically invitation basis, however, open to the public with free of charge.  English-Japanese simultaneous translation service is available for the symposium.

Pre-registration is required.  We look forward to having you to join this exciting event.

Program Schedule

10:00-10:30 <Opening>
 10:00

Opening Remarks

Osamu Watanabe

Executive Vice President for Research, Director of Open Innovation Platform

Tokyo Institute of Technology

10:10

Opening Remarks

Kazuya Masu

President, Tokyo Institute of Technology

10:20

Guest Speech

Mutsuko Inoue

Director, University-Industry Collaboration and Regional R&D Division

Science and Technology Policy Bureau

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

10:30-12:10

Session 1 (Keynote Speeches) : Messages from the World-Leading Open Innovation Players 

10:30

Keynote Speech: Expectation for Open Innovation toward Sustainable Society from the Viewpoint of Industry

Takashi Yoshimura

Director

Industrial Technology Bureau, Keidanren Japan Business Federation

10:50

Keynote Speech: Deeptech: enabling a sustainable society

Luc Van den hove, President & CEO

imec

11:10

Keynote Speech: Open innovation in Silicon Valley -  A key tool for digital transformation

Richard Dashier

Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center

Stanford University

11:30

Keynote Speech: Market Driven Innovative Research and International Collaboration

Ma-Tien Yang

Representative, ITRI Japan Office 

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

11:50

Keynote Speech: The Challenge of Creating a New Model for Technology Incubation

Takayoshi Kawakami

CEO

Advanced Technology Acceleration Corporation (ATAC)

12:10-13:00

Break

13:00-13:45

Session 2: Introduction on Activities of university-industry Joint Research Centers

in Tokyo Institute of Technology

13:00

An Overview of Activities of Tokyo Tech Collaborative Research Center

Yoichi Ohshima

Professor, General Creative Manager, Open Innovation Platform 

Tokyo Institute of Technology

13:15

Introduction of LG Japan Lab and LG Material &

Life solution collaborative research center

Yasukazu Yoshida (Deputy director of the collaborative research center, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

President, LG Japan Lab Inc.

13:25

The initiatives of ULVAC Advanced Technology Collaborative Research Cluster

Junya Kiyota (Deputy director of the collaborative research center, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

General Manager,  Institute of Advanced Technology 

ULVAC Inc.

13:35

Development of a new platform for drug discovery aimed at together with

Multimodal Cell Analysis Collaborative Research Cluster 

Hiroshi Tanaka (Deputy director of the collaborative research center, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Co-Representative Board Director & CEO

Cellshoot Therapeutics, Inc.

13:45-13:55

Break

13:55-16:50

Part 3:  Activities for Green Innovations in Tokyo Institute of Technology

13:55

Trends of Green Technologies

Junichi Taki

Senior writer

Nikkei Inc.

14:15

The search for life in space X green innovation

Yasuto Sekine

Professor, Earth-Life Science Institute

Tokyo Institute of Technology

14:30

Environment, Intellectual Property, and WIPO GREEN

Tomoki Sawai

Japan Office Director

WIPO(World Intellectual Property Organization)

14:45-14:55

Break

14:55

Kenji Takeshita

Director, Laboratory for Zero Carbon Energy 

Tokyo Institute of Technology

15:05

Thermo-chemical Energy Storage Technologies for Carbon Neutral Society

Yukitaka Kato

Professor, Vice-Director, Laboratory for Zero-Carbon Energy

Tokyo Institute of Technology

15:20

Metallurgy for zero-carbon iron/steelmaking process and energy systems

Yoshinao Kobayashi

Professor, Laboratory for Zero Carbon Energy

Tokyo Institute of Technology 

15:35

Advanced Micro-Nano Fluidic Devices for Highly-Efficient Resource Recycling Process

Takehiko Tsukahara

Professor, Laboratory for Zero Carbon Energy

Tokyo Institute of Technology

15:50

Materials and Systems Design of Energy Conversion using CO2 Separation and

Utilization Technologies for Caron Recycling

Junichiro Otomo

Professor, Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering,

School of Environment and Society,

Laboratory for Zero Carbon Energy

Tokyo Institute of Technology

16:05

Sustainable Social Infrastructure (SSI): Our Strategic Research Attempt towards Green Innovation

Norihiro Nakai

Dean, School of Environment and Society

Tokyo Institute of Technology

16:15

Toward prediction of floods and water scarcity in the world

Shinjiro Kanae

Professor, School of Environment and Society

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tokyo Institute of Technology

16:30

Green building and wellness office

Shintaro Ikeda

Associate Professor, School of Environment and Society

Tokyo Institute of Technology

16:45-16:50

Closing Remarks

 

Yoichi Ohshima

Professor, General Creative Manager, Open Innovation Platform 

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Tech Research Festival (TTRF)

Tokyo Tech Venture Festival (TTVF)