September 12, 2013

International research workshop on science-based innovation 2013.10.01

International research workshop on science-based innovation (Preliminary)


Date and time: October 1st (Tuesday) from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Venue: National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
Main Conference Room (16B)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
16th Floor, Central Government Building No.7 East Wing
3-2-2, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0013

Jointly Organized by Hitotsubashi University (Institute of Innovation Research ) and NISTEP (National Institute of Science and Technology Policy)

Objective:
This research workshop focuses on the process of science-based innovation as well as policies for promoting the synergy between the two. It invites Prof. Massimo G. Colombo, Full Professor of Economics of Innovation of Politecnico di Milano to deliver keynote speech, focusing on the role of universities in fostering the birth and growth of new companies.  This research workshop also presents the progress of ongoing research from the research project on “knowledge creation process in science” as well as that on university and industry collaborative research. These researches have been supported from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) (No. 20223002) and Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (No. 21243020)

Participations:
Those who would like to participate in the workshop are invited to send the Email to the following address (sympo201310@iir.hit-u.ac.jp), with his/her name, affiliation and title.
Deadline: 17:00, September 25


Provisional Program:
Opening remarks  Yuji Sakakibara, Director General, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology


13:30 -15:00  Keynote speech  “Science and radical innovation: the role of universities in local entrepreneurial systems”
Chair    Yuko Harayama (Council for Science and Technology Policy, Cabinet Office of Japan)
Massimo G. Colombo, Full Professor of Economics of Innovation,
School of Management Deputy Director for Research, Politecnico di Milano
Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering

15:00 -16:05 Knowledge Creation Process in Science: Evidence from scientists surveys
Chair   RenĂ© A. Belderbos, Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation (MSI) University of Leuven
(1) “Contributions of Young Scholars in Team-based Scientific Research,”
Masatsura Igami, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
(2) “International collaborations in science, why and how: evidence from scientists’ survey in the US and Japan”
Sadao Nagaoka, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University

16:25 - 17:30 University and industry collaborations: Evidence from the Research Projects Generating Co-inventions
Chair    Saito Naoki, Deputy Director General, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
(1) “Research Outcome and Impact of Industry and University Collaborations,”
Mitsuaki Hosono, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
(2) “Funding mechanism of joint research,”
Shinichi Akaike, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University

Closing    Sadao Nagaoka, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University


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