Forum 2011.04-2012.03

14 March, 2012

1) Anja Schulze (Director of swiss Center for Automotive Research at the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) of ETH Zurich)
2) Florian Rittiner (the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) of ETH Zurich) 
3) Simge Tuna (the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) of ETH Zurich) 
4) Stefano Brusoni (Professor, the Chair of Technology and Innovation Management at the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) of ETH Zurich) 
1) 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
2) Process Management from a Knowledge Brokerage Point of View
3) Attention Based View to New Product Development: A Case of Set Based Concurrent Engineering in the Top Pharmaceutical Machinery Supplier
4) Reinventing the Wheel: Knowledge Integration in the Tire Industry

9 February, 2012
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)
26 January, 2012
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)
26 January, 2012
Martin Hemmert (Professor, Business School, Korea University)Relational Governance in New Product Development Collaborations: Evidence from Korea
19 January, 2012
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
16 January, 2012
Takashi Shimizu (Associate Professor, Department of Advanced Social and International Studies, University of Tokyo)The Demography of Corporations in Japan
13 January, 2012
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)
14 December, 2011
1)Minna Autio and Jaakko Autio (University of Helsinki)
2)Anssi Smedlund (Aalto University)
3)Otto Makela (Aalto University)
4)Naoto Nadayama (Aalto University)
Introduction to the “Customer-driven Innovation in Retail” Projects by Aalto University and University of Helsinki
1)”Consumer-driven Innovation in Retail Service Culture/ Empowering Employees and Activating Consumers”
2)”Value Co-Creation in Service Platform Business Models”
3)”The Business Model as a Tool of Improving Value Creation”
4)”Acceleration of Change in the Firm -Participant Observation Research in Finnish Companies”
1 December, 2011
Toshihiko Nomi (Senior Analyst for Academia-Industry-Government, Cooperation Promotion, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Sadao Nagaoka (Professor, Institute of Innovation Research)
Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration and Knowledge Transfer Process
30 November, 2011
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
24 November, 2011
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
17 November, 2011
Hiroyuki Tomizawa (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))
Takayuki Hayashi (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
26 October, 2011
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
1 August, 2011
Masashi Shirabe (Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology)The Use of Scientometrics in Research Funding Programs
17 June, 2011
Edmund Kitch (Professor, Virginia Law School)Prospect Theory View of The Role of Patent System: Lessons from Bayh-Dole Experiences
(Innovation Forum Jointly with Industry/Labor Workshop and with Law/Economics Study Group)
3 June, 2011
Shigeru Harashima (Senior Manager, Dpt. of Production Engineering, Denso Corporation)Development of Environment-Conscious Oil-filter and its Production System
(G-COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)
25 May, 2011
Khare Prajakuta Amit (Adjunct Lecturer, Institute of Innovation Research)SME Clusters in India: Possibility of Drawing Lessons from Japan