RIETI Policy Symposium

Japan's Innovation System: Its Strengths and Weaknesses

Information

  • Date: February 14, 2005, 9:30-18:00
  • Venue: Keidanren Kaikan , Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
  • Language: Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation in English is available during Session 3)

Handouts

Moderator:
KODAMA Toshihiro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)
Opening Remarks:
YOSHITOMI Masaru (President and CRO, RIETI)
Session 1: "Linkages Among Science, Technology and Industrial Innovation"
Session Chair:
GENBA Kiminori (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Management, Shibaura Institute of Technology / Associate Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
Presentations:
TAMADA Schumpeter (Fellow, RIETI)
Paper [PDF:184KB]
KODAMA Fumio (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Shibaura Institute of Technology/Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)
Handouts [PDF:1.3MB]
Comment:
GOTO Akira (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)
Session 2: "Industrial Clusters and Research Development Networks: The Rise of New-type Small and Medium-sized Enterprises as Innovators"
Session Chair:
HOSOYA Yuji (Director of Research, RIETI)
Presentations:
KODAMA Toshihiro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)
MOTOHASHI Kazuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI /Associate Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)
Comments:
YAMASAKI Akira (Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyushu University)
KATO Takeo (Advisor, Fuji Electric Holdings Co., Ltd.)
Session 3: "Corporate Strategy in the Digital Home Appliance Industry: The Role of Software Platforms"
Session Chair:
SANBONMATSU Susumu (Senior Fellow, RIETI)
Presentation:
Andrei HAGIU (Fellow, RIETI)
Presentation [PDF:185KB] / Handouts [PDF:14KB]
Comments:
MURAKAMI Keisuke (Deputy Director, Information Policy Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, METI)
MATSUDA Hisakazu (Representative Director, Japan Consumer Marketing Research Institute)
Session 4: "The Architecture of Product Systems and Coordination"
Session Chair:
TAKIZAWA Hirokazu (Fellow, RIETI)
Presentations:
FUJIMOTO Takahiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo)
CHUMA Hiroyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)
Paper [PDF:724KB]
Comments:
OKUNO (FUJIWARA) Masahiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo)
MAEDA Yasuhiro (Director, MONODZUKURI Policy Planning, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI)
Closing Remarks:
OKAMATSU Sozaburo (Chairman, RIETI)