RIETI Policy Symposium

System Design of University-Industry Co-operation


  • Date and Time: Tuesday, December 11, 2001 12:30-17:30
  • Place: Science Council of Japan Auditorium (7-22-34 Roppongi Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8555, exit5 of Nogizaka Station Chiyoda-Line)
  • Host: Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry IAI
  • Co-Host: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
    Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
  • Program (Simultaneous Interpretation)

    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
    Presentation [PDF:48KB]
    13:35-14:25 Keynote Speech 2: "Industry-University Cooperation and the Emergence of Spin-off Companies"
    David Hodges, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
    Presentation [PDF:26KB] Paper [PDF:30KB]
    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
    Koji Omi
    16:00-17:30 Panel Discussion: "The Best Practice of Industry-University Cooperation in the Japanese context?"
    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