【Video On-Demand is available through February 28】


We had over 1,000 people registered for the symspoium this year.

The video on-demand of the symposium and the virtual exhibition is available through February 28, 2021.


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

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

Virtual Exhibits start at 13:00, February 1

Free registration (Pre-registration required)

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.

It is required to proceed online registration in order to view the session.

Refer to page 10-14 of the manual for view of sessions, ask-questions, English-Japanese translation service, and exhibits visit.

Program at-a-glance

12:45 Broadcast starts
13:00-13:30 Opening Remarks
13:30-13:50 <Prologue>Overview of Tokyo Tech Open Innovation Platform 2020FY
13:50-14:00 Break
14:00-15:50 <Part 1>Open Innovation in New Normal Age
15:50-16:00 Break
16:00-16:40 <Part 2>Panel Discussion: Collaboration between Academia and Private Sectors for Open Innovation
16:40-16:50 Break
16:50-18:30 <Part 3>Presentation by the Research Unit Leaders of Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
18:30-18:40 Closing Remarks