Forum 2011

●Forum 2011

Anja Schulze
(Director of Swiss Center for Automotive Research at the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) of ETH Zurich)
“Lean Product Development (The Management of Efficiency in New Product Development): A Research Project that Bridges Japan and Europe as well as Industry and Academia”

Florian Rittiner
(Scientific Collaborator, Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) of ETH Zurich)
“Process Management from a Knowledge Brokerage Point of View”

Simge Tuna
(PhD student, Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) of ETH Zurich)
“Attention Based View to New Product Development: A Case of Set Based Concurrent Engineering in the Top Pharmaceutical Machinery Supplier”

Stefano Brusoni
(Professor, the Chair of Technology and Innovation Management at the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) of ETH Zurich)
“Reinventing the Wheel: Knowledge Integration in the Tire Industry”

Junichiro Masada
(General Manager, Gas Turbine Engineering Department, Power Systems Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
“Development and Industrialization of High-Efficiency, High-Temperature Gas Turbine” (G-COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)

Hitoshi Tanaka
(Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hokkai-Gakuen University)
“Intellectual Property Rights and Foreign Direct Investment: A Welfare Analysis (co-authored with Tatsuro Iwaisako)”

Martin Hemmert
(Professor, Business School, Korea University)
“Relational Governance in New Product Development Collaborations: Evidence from Korea”

Kazunobu Tanaka
(Principal Fellow, Center for R&D Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency)
“R&D Strategies and Science and Technology Systems: Nanotechnology -Grand Design in Japan”

Takashi Shimizu
(Associate Professor, Department of Advanced Social and International Studies, University of Tokyo)
“The Demography of Corporations in Japan”

Minoru Hirata
(Manager, Foundry Business Headquarters, Foundry Equipment Engineering Group, SINTOKOGIO, LTD.)
“Development of Aeration Sand Filling Technology in Green Molding Process”
(G-COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)

Minna Autio and Jaakko Autio
(University of Helsink)
 “Consumer-driven Innovation in Retail Service Culture/ Empowering Employees and Activating Consumers”

Anssi Smedlund
(Aalto University)
“Value Co-Creation in Service Platform Business Models”

Otto Makela
(Aalto University)
“The Business Model as a Tool of Improving Value Creation”

Naoto Nadayama
(Aalto University)
“Acceleration of Change in the Firm – Participant Observation Research in Finnish Companies”

Toshihiko Nomi and Sadao Nagaoka
(Senior Analyst for Academia-Industry-Government, Cooperation Promotion, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / Professor, Institute of Innovation Research)
“Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration and Knowledge Transfer Process”

Horst Otto Hanusch
(Visiting Professor, Institute of Innovation Research; Professor, University of Augsburg)
“Governance in Stormy Times: Explaining and Fighting the Current Crisis in a CNSE-Framework”

Akira Yamazaki
(Researcher, Institute of Innovation Research; Professor, Chiba Institute of Technology)
“Study of the Management for Successful R&D Projects Supported by Public Funds”

Hiroyuki Tomizawa and Takayuki Hayashi
(Director of Research Unit for Science and Technology Analysis and Indicators, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) / Associate Professor, Department of Research for University Evaluation, National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE))
“Science of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy: Indicators, Scientometrics and Research Evaluation”

Fernando Suarez
(Visiting Professor, Institute of Innovation Research; Chair, Strategy & Innovation Department, Boston University School of Management)
“Research on Industry Life Cycles: Origin, Evolution and Current Trends”

Masashi Shirabe
(Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
“The Use of Scientometrics in Research Funding Programs”

Edmund Kitch
(Professor, Virginia Law School)
“Prospect Theory View of The Role of Patent System: Lessons from Bayh-Dole Experiences”

Shigeru Harashima
(Senior Manager, Department of Production Engineering, Denso Corporation)
“Development of Environment-Conscious Oil-filter and its Production System”
(G-COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)

Khare Prajakta Amit
(Adjunct Lecturer, Institute of Innovation Research)
“SME Clusters in India: Possibility of Drawing Lessons from Japan”