Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Program (Simultaneous Interpretation)
|Nobuo Tanaka, RIETI Vice President|
12:30-12:45 Opening Remarks: "University-Industry Co-operation: Its Current State and Problems"
12:45-13:35 Keynote Speech 1: "Research Universities in the American Innovation System: Their Perspective for the 21st Century"
|Richard Nelson, Professor, Columbia University
13:35-14:25 Keynote Speech 2: "Industry-University Cooperation and the Emergence of Spin-off Companies"
14:25-14:40 Coffee Break
14:40-15:30 The current state of Industry-University Collaboration in Japan
|Masaki Esashi, Professor of University of Tohoku|
|Hitoshi Ogata, Vice President, Corporate R&D Mitsubishi Electric Corporation|
15:30-16:00 Speech by Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy
16:00-17:30 Panel Discussion: "The Best Practice of Industry-University Cooperation in the Japanese context?"
|Harayama, RIETI Fellow|
|Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Professor, University of Tokai|
|Tsutomu Kimura, President, National Institution for Academic Degrees|
|Takeru Onoda, Advisor, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation|
|Keisuke Isoya, Direcor, Office of Technology Transfer Promotion, MEXT|
|Masahiko Aoki, RIETI President|
|Fukuda, RIETI Visiting Senior Fellow|