January 10, 2012

A Cooperative Symposium, "21st Century Innovation Systems for Japan and the United States: Lessons from a Decade of Change" (January 10, 2006-January 11, 2006)

A Cooperative Symposium, "21st Century Innovation Systems for Japan and the United States: Lessons from a Decade of Change" (January 10, 2006-January 11, 2006)


Organized by
The National Institute of Science and Technology Policy
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
and
The Board of Science, Technology, and Economic Policy
U.S. National Academies
in collaboration with
Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Preliminary Program
January 10-11, 2006
Mita Kaigisho
Tokyo, Japan


National Institute of Science and Technology PolicyDay 1: January 10, 2006

9:30 AM Welcome
  Introduction: Takashi Inutsuka, Director, Planning Division, NISTEP
  Motohide Konaka, Director General, NISTEP
9:45 AM Opening Addresses
 Chair: Terutaka Kuwahara, Deputy Director General, NISTEP
  Challenges in the U.S. Innovation System
  Donald Manzullo, United States House of Representatives
  Evolution and Challenges to the Innovation Systems in Japan
  Taizo Yakushiji, Member, The Council for Science and Technology, and Visiting Professor,
Keio University

11:15 AM Panel I: Government’s Evolving Role in Supporting Corporate R&D—U.S. and
 Japanese Models
  Moderator: Alice Amsden, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  Technology policies in Japan; 1990~
   Akira Goto, Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST),
University of Tokyo, and Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and
Industry (RIETI)
  Kazuyuki Motohashi, Associate Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and
 Technology (RCAST), University of Tokyo, and Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of
Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
  Government’s Evolving Role in Supporting Corporate R&D: Theory and Practice n
the Advanced Technology Program
  Stephanie Shipp, Director, Economic Assessment Office, National Institute of Standards
and Technology
  Marc Stanley, Director, ATP, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  Discussant
 Ichiro Nakajima, Director & Professor, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center,
Tohoku University

2:15 PM Panel II:  Government-Industry R&D Partnerships—U.S. and Japanese Experiments
Moderator: Lonnie Edelheit, GE, ret.  3
 
 Semiconductor Consortia in Japan: Experiences and Lessons
Shuzo Fujimura, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Visiting Professor, Institute
of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi Universit y
   Hiroyuki Chuma, Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University, and
Affiliated Senior Fellow, NISTEP

 Economic Impacts of International R&D Coordination:
SEMATECH, the International Technology Roadmap, and Innovation in
Microprocessors
   Kenneth Flamm, Professor and Dean Rusk Chair in International Affairs, Lyndon B.
Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
 Discussant
 Kaoru Honjo, Executive Director, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development
Organization (NEDO)


4:00 PM Panel III: Government Programs to Encourage Innovation by Startups and SME’s
   Moderator: Bradley Knox, Committee on Small Business, US House of Representatives
Government Programs to Encourage Innovation by Start-ups & SME’s
The Role of Innovation Awards
Charles Wessner, Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy, National Research
Council
  Programs to Stimulate Startups and Entrepreneurship in Japan: Experiences and
Lessons
 Takehiko Yasuda, Professor, Toyo University
 Discussant
 Tetsuya Iizuka, President and CEO, THine Electronics


Day 2: January 11, 2006
9:30 AM Panel IV:  Interaction between Intellectual Property and Innovation Systems
Moderator: Shozo Uemura, Former Deputy Director General, World Intellectual Property
Organization (WIPO), and Visiting Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and
Technology (RCAST), University of Tokyo
 Issues and Possible Reforms in the U.S. Patent System
   Bronwyn Hall, Professor, University of California at Berkeley
 Reform of patent system in Japan and challenges
Sadao Nagaoka, Director & Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi
University
  Discussant
 Mark Myers, Xerox, ret and The Wharton Business School, The University of Pennsylvania