The 2nd Tokyo Tech

 

International Open Innovation Symposium 2021

Live: Monday, February 8, 2021 13:00-18:40

On-demand: through Sunday, February 28, 2021

Virtual Exhibits:  through Sunday, February 28, 2021

Free registration (Pre-registration required)

 

Organized by: Open Innovation Platform, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Co-sponsored by: Research Project for Overcoming Coronavirus Disasters by the Institute of Innovative Research (IIR), Tokyo Institute of Technology

Supported by: Tokyo Tech Alumni Association and other supporting organizations

Tokyo Institute of Technology aims to expand the research area of large-scale collaborative research centers and increase the number of research centers, focusing on priority fields such as energy, materials, machinery and biotechnology fields. We are working to activate large-scale joint research. This symposium aims to strengthen the networking between organizations to accelerate open innovation. We will provide opportunities to share information on activity reports of organizations involved in open innovation in Japan and overseas, aiming to improve the environment and efficiently operate a platform through interactive dialogues among the participants.

English and Japanese simultaneous translation is available.


Program Schedule


13:00-13:30 <Opening Remarks>

Opening Remarks

DX and OI Platform: Tools for innovation during/after COVID-19

Osamu Watanabe

Executive Vice President for Research, 

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

Welcome Remarks

Tokyo Tech in 2021 and beyond: 

Creating a sustainable innovation ecosystem

Kazuya Masu

President, Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

Greeting from Guest of Honor

 

Takuya Saito

Ministry of Education

Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

 

 

 


13:30-13:50 <Prologue> Overview of Tokyo Tech Open Innovation Platform 2020FY

Overview of Tokyo Tech Open Innovation Platform 2020FY

 

Yoichi Ohshima

Professor, General Creative Manager, 

Open Innovation Platform,

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

 

14:00-15:50 <Part 1> Open Innovation in New Normal Age

14:00-14:20

Keynote Speech 1:

Key to success for industry-academia collaboration in the new normal era

-Japan Economic Reconstruction Plan through Open Innovation-

Kazuhiko Toyama

Chairman of IGPI Group

Industrial Growth Platform, Inc. (IGPI)


14:20-14:40

Keynote Speech 2:

The Future of Communication

 

Eric S. Yuan

Founder & CEO

Zoom Video Communications, Inc.

Fuminori Saga

Country General Manager

ZVC Japan K.K.


14:40-15:00

Keynote Speech 3:

Open Innovation and DX accelerated by the Cloud Services

 

Aaron Levie

CEO & Co-founder and Chairman

Box, Inc. 

Katsunori Furuichi

President & Representative Director

Box Japan

 


15:00-15:20

Keynote Speech 4:

Future Forum by Slack: Re-imagining Work and Innovation in a Digital-First World

 

Brian Elliot

VP of the Future Forum, 

Slack Technologies, Inc. 

 

Seiji Sasaki

Country Manager

Slack Technologies Japan


15:20-15:30 Break


15:30-15:50

Keynote Speech 5:

"DX = Cooking" The Tokyo Tech DX Strategy for Becoming a Better Cook

 

Satoshi Matsuura

Associate Professor, Global Scientific Information and Computing Center

Tokyo Institute of Technology 

 

15:50-16:00 <Break> 

16:00-16:40 <Part 2> Panel Discussion: Collaboration between Academia and Private Sectors for Open Innovation 

 

Panelists:

   Junichi Matsumoto, Corporate Officer, General Manager, R&D Promotion Office,

      Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination and Decommissioning Engineering Company, TEPCO 

   Koichi Nishimura, General Manager, Advanced Technology Research Laboratories, Idemitsu Kosan 

   Keiji Mitsuyuki, Director, Tokyo Office, DENSO

   Yoichi Ohshima, Professor, General Creative Manager, Open Innovation Platform, Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

Moderator:

   Shinichi Wakabayashi, Creative Manager for New Business Development, Open Innovation Platform, Tokyo Institute of Technology

16:40-16:50 <Break> 

16:50-18:40 <Part 3> Flash Presentation of Research Project for Overcoming COVID-19 Disasters at Tokyo Institute of Technology

16:50-17:00

Overview of the Research Project for Overcoming Disasters Caused by COVID-19

 

Naoto Ohtake

Associate Director-General, Institute of Innovative Research, Director, Professor

Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 


17:00-17:15

A fluorescent immunosensor for diagnosing the corona for one individual, one minute and one dollar 

 

Hiroshi Ueda

Professor, Institute of Innovative Research

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

 


17:15-17:30

Changes of Society and Economy caused by Covid-19: Observation and Prediction based on Big-Data Analysis

 

Misako Takayasu

Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Unit leader

Advanced Data Analysis and Modeling Unit, TDB-ADAM joint research chair

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 


17:30-17:45

Humanity and Rita (Altruism) in the society with COVID-19 

 

Asa Ito

Associate Professor, Institute of Innovative Research,

Associate Professor, Institute for Liberal Arts 

Director, FUTURE OF HUMANITY RESEARCH CENTER

Tokyo Institute of Technology


17:45-18:00

MagLev multifunctional centrifugal blood pump for ECMO

 

Tadahiko Shinshi

Professor, Institute of Innovative Research

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 


18:00-18:15

Video conferencing service holding multiple conversation circles for workshops/social gatherings

 

Shoichi Hasegawa

Associate Professor, Institute of Innovative Research

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 


18:15-18:30

Development of flexible near-infrared image sensor

 

Hiroaki Iino

Associate Professor, Institute of Innovative Research

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

18:30-18:40 <Closing Remarks> 

         Yoichi Ohshima

                                     Professor, General Creative Manager, Open Innovation Platform,

                                     Tokyo Institute of Technology