“University of Tsukuba Night” held at Venture Café Cambridge on August 29th
The theme is “The Role of Academia in Innovation”
University of Tsukuba
Headquarters for International Industry-University Collaboration
On August 29 (Thursday), the University of Tsukuba, the first sponsor of Venture Café as a Japanese University, will hold “University of Tsukuba Night”: The Role of Academia in Innovation” at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) with the support of the Consulate General of Japan in Boston.
Venture Café Cambridge, is the birthplace of a weekly gathering for the innovation community, now known as ‘Café Nights’, hold on Thursday evening. With starting from this event in this September, the University of Tsukuba will promote the internationalization of university-initiated startups and collaborative research by sending faculty members and students with an ambitious mindset for startups to the CIC co-working space.
■Greetings 5:25- 5:30 PM The Consulate General of Japan in Boston
■Opening Remarks 5:30-5:45 PM
President, University of Tsukuba;
President, The Japan Association of National Universities
■Panel 5:45-6:30 PM Academia as a Catalyst for Innovation
Associate Director, MIT Media Lab
Vice President, University of Tsukuba
Director of Research Development at MIT
Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba
■Flash Talks 6:15-7:30 PM University of Tsukuba 4 Startups
Room 1 : Digital Health 6:15-7:00 PM
|Professor, Taka-aki Sato
CEO, iLAC Co., Ltd.
Integration of comprehensive Omics analysis into Precision Medicine in JAPAN
Professor, Kenji Suzuki
CEO, PLIMES Inc.
Wearable robots and AI/IoH technologies for future society
Room 2 :Computer Tech 6:45-7:30 PM
Professor, Tetsuya Sakurai
CEO, MathDesign Co., Ltd
Analysis Engine for Large-scale Simulation and Big Data
Associate Professor, Yoichi Ochiai
CEO, Pixie Dust Technologies, Inc.
Virtual Reality for Enhancing Human Perceptional Diversity towards an inclusive society
■Networking 7:30-8:00 PM