March 1, 2012

International Workshop on Measuring and Managing Innovation 2012.3.16


■ International Workshop on Measuring and Managing Innovation 
 
  Organized by Institute of Innovation Research of Hitotsubashi University and
Co-organized by National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
Supported by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, and Japan Bioindustry Association)


VENUE
Kasumigaseki Knowledge Square (http://www.kk2.ne.jp/footermenu/access.html)

1. Date
March 16th (Friday), 2012

2. Program (with simultaneous interpretations)

9:30 am to 10:30 am
First Keynote Speech
Chair: Akira Goto, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
“Patent inventing and scientific discovery co-evolution in high technology”
Lynne Zucker, UCLA and NBER
(Comment) Reiko Aoki, Hitotsubashi University and the Council of Science and Technology Policy

10:50 am to 12:30 pm
Session on Scientific Discovery Process in the US and Japan
(30 minutes for each presentation and 40 minutes for Q&A)
Chair: Hiroyuki Okamuro, Hitotsubashi University

(1) "Research in Pasteur Quadrant': how it is important and how it matters?"
Sadao Nagaoka, IIR
(2) "Management of science, serendipity, and research performance: evidence from scientists' survey in the US and Japan"
Hiroshi Shimizu, IIR

(Comments) Michael Darby, UCLA and NBER

13:30 pm to 15:10 pm
Session on Scientific Discovery Process in the US and Japan (continued)
(30 minutes for each presentation and 40 minutes for Q&A)

Chair: Shinichi Akaike, IIR

(3) "Impacts of the research team organization and funding on knowledge creation in science"
Masatsura Igami, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
(4) "Commercialization process of scientific discovery"
John Walsh, Georgia Institute of Technology

(Comments) Lynne Zucker, UCLA and NBER

15:30 pm to 16:30 pm
Second Keynote Speech
Chair: Sadao Nagaoka, IIR
"Medical innovation, longevity increase, and economic growth"
Frank Lichtenberg, Columbia University and NBER
(Comment) Hiroshi Ohashi, University of Tokyo

16:40 pm to 18:10 pm
Bio Startup and Pharmaceutical Innovation Session
Chair: Hiroyuki Chuma, IIR

(1) "Entry and growth process of Japanese biotech firms: lessons from the past decades"
Yuji Honjo, Chuo University
(2) "Tracking the growth process of the listed bio startups of the US and Japan: capital constraints vs. seeds"
Junichi Nishimura, IIR

(Comments) Frank Lichtenberg, Columbia University and NBER