Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Second Asia – Pacific Innovation Conference 2011.5.3

■ Program for Second Asia – Pacific Innovation Conference    National University of Singapore together with Hitotsubashi University is pleased to host the Second Asia‐Pacific Innovation Conference, in collaboration with a consortium of the universities and other academic institutions, the WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) and the RIETI (the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry). The conference will bring together scholars, including doctoral students, working on the economics, management and law of innovation. It will foster an inter‐disciplinary exchange of knowledge. Sessions will include contributed papers, keynote presentations and panel discussions. Local OrganizersIvan Png, National University of SingaporeSadao Nagaoka, Hitotsubashi UniversityReiko Aoki, Hitotsubashi UniversityPoh Kam Wong, NUS Business School  …

Symposium on CO2 Reduction and Japan’s Innovation 2010.3.30

■ Symposium on CO2 Reduction and Japan’s Innovation            March 30, 2010 at Hitotsubashi Memorial Hall, Kanda, TokyoOrganized by IIRNihon Keizai ShimbunshaIn Collaboration with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Keynote Speech 1“The Japanese Political Positioning in the International Perspective”      Yukio Okamoto (Okamoto Associates, Inc.) Keynote Speech 2“CO2 Reduction and Japan’s Innovation”      Kazuo Tsukuda (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.) Panel Discussion I: Japan’s Strategy for CO2 ReductionnModerator: Seiichiro Yonekura (IIR)Shozo Kaneko (University of Tokyo)Akihiro Sawa (The 21st Century Public Policy Institute)Tetsuya Iida (Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies)Tsuyoshi Nakamura (Mitsubishi Corporation)Hirotaka Yamauchi (Hitotsubashi University)Manabu Eto (IIR) Panel Discussion II: CO2 Reduction Technology and Innovation StrategyModerator: Seiichiro YonekuraHiroshi Fujiwara (Nano-Optonics Energy, Inc. / SIM-Drive Corporation)Takashi…

Hitotsubashi University & Kwansei Gakuin University Osaka Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2010.12.11-12

■ Hitotsubashi University & Kwansei Gakuin University Osaka Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation    Date: December 11th and 12th, 2010Venue: Hankyu Terminal Square 17, Osaka (Umeda), JapanSponsored by: ・Research Project “Empirical Studies on Entry and Industrial Dynamics in Regions”,  Hitotsubashi University ・Center for Research on Contemporary Economic Systems, Hitotsubashi University ・Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University ・Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University ・JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (No. 20243018) ・JSPS Grant-in Aid for Young Scientists (B) (No. 2173186)Co-organized by: Okamuro, Hiroyuki, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University Kato, Masatoshi, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University / Institute of Economic  Research, Hitotsubashi University    PROGRAM   December 11th: 14:30-20:30   Opening Remark   Session 1 (14:30-16:10)Chaired by Hiroyuki Okamuro (Hitotsubashi…

US-Japan Workshop on Scientific Collaboration and Productivity 2010.3.26

■ US-Japan Workshop on Scientific Collaboration and ProductivityMarch 26, 2010 at Conference Square M+, Marunouchi, TokyoOrganized by IIRNational Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and TechnologyGeorgia Institute of Technology Supported byNational Science Foundation (NSF) Opening Remarks:   Tomoaki Wada (NISTEP)   Machi F. Dilworth (NSF)   Sadao Nagaoka (IIR)Session I: Survey Framework and Initial Results in JapanChair: John Walsh (Georgia Institute of Technology) [1] “Survey Design and Sample Characteristics of the Japanese Survey”  Masatsura Igami (NISTEP / IIR) (with Sadao Nagaoka) [2] “Initial Results from the Japan Scientists Survey”  Sadao Nagaoka (with Masatsura Igami)     Comment: Akira Endo (Biopharm Research Laboratories, Inc. / IIR) Session II: Discovery Process…

Industry-Academia Collaboration Workshop on Innovation Process in Semiconductor/ Bio Industries: From the Perspective of Roadmap and Alliance 2010.3.24

■ Industry-Academia Collaboration Workshop on Innovation Process in Semiconductor/    Bio Industries: From the Perspective of Roadmap and Alliance  March 24, 2010 at Conference Square M+, Marunouchi, TokyoOrganized by IIRSupported by Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA) Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (Office of Pharmaceutical Industry Research (OPIR))New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)With the assistance ofJapan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association, Semiconductor TechnologyRoadmap Committee of Japan (STRJ),Opening AddressSeiichiro Yonekura (IIR)Keynote SpeechChair: Sadao Nagaoka (IIR)“NIH’s Funding Strategy: Current Status and Future Prospects”  Paula Stephan (Georgia State University / NBER) Session I: Roadmap for Semiconductors and Innovation Process of the IndustryChair: Hiroyuki Chuma (IIR) [1] “The Role of International Technology Roadmap of Semiconductor (ITRS): Tracking…

Workshop on Knowledge Creation Process in Science: Basic Findings from a Large-scale Survey of Researchers in Japan 2010.10.4

■ Workshop on Knowledge Creation Process in Science: Basic Findings   from a Large-scale Survey of Researchers in Japan    Date: October 4, 2010 13:30-17:30Venue: Kasumigaseki Bldg. 10F (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)Organized by:Institute of Innovation Research (IIR), Hitotsubashi UniversityNational Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology   PROGRAM   Opening Remarks: Terutaka Kuwahara, Director General, NISTEP     Part 1: Overview of the Survey  Chair: Makoto Nirei, IIR  [1] “The Survey Method” Masatsura Igami, NISTEP  [2] “Research Management” Sadao Nagaoka, IIR  [3] “Research Team and Funds” Tomohiro Ijichi, Seijo University  [4] “Outputs and Impacts of the Research” Manabu Eto, IIR   Part 2: Implications of Major Findings on Research on Research…

International Workshop on PATSTAT and Patent Statistics 2010.1.19

■ International Workshop on PATSTAT and Patent StatisticsJanuary 19, 2010 at 7F Conference Room, Institute of Intellectual Property, Kanda, TokyoOrganized by Institute of Intellectual PropertySupported by IIR Opening AddressTateo Takiuchi (Institute of Intellectual Property)Dominique Guellec (OECD Senior Economist)[1] “Guide to the PATSTAT”  James Rollinson (European Patent Office)[2] “Linking of  PATSTAT and IIP Patent Database”  Kazuyuki Motohashi (University of Tokyo)[3] “Evaluating Continuing Applications in the US, Using PATSTAT Database” Naotoshi Tsukada (IIR)[4] “An Econometric Assessment of the Effects of Patent Thickets“  Yoichiro Nishimura (Kanagawa University) and Sadao Nagaoka (IIR) Closing RemarksSadao Nagaoka

Industry-Academia Collaboration Workshop on Process and Strategy in Biotechnology Innovation 2009.3.10

■ Industry-Academia Collaboration Workshop on Process and Strategy in Biotechnology  InnovationMarch 10, 2009 at Roppongi Academy Hills 49F, TokyoOrganized by IIRSupported by Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA)Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (Office of Pharmaceutical Industry Research (OPIR))New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) Opening AddressSeiichiro Yonekura (IIR) Session I: Government Support to the Commercialization of Scientific DiscoveryChair: Sadao Nagaoka (IIR) Keynote Speech 1: “Lessons from NIH SBIR Program”  Charles Wessner (US National Academies)  Comment: Katsushi Takehiro (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) Session II: Bio-based Innovation—Issues as Seen from the IndustryChair: Kentaro Nobeoka (IIR) Keynote Speech 2:“Exploiting the Biotechnology for Pharmaceutical Industry in Japan”  Hiroshi Akimoto (University of Tokyo / Kyushu University / JPMA)…

One-day conference “Post-entry performance of firms: survival, innovation and growth”2009.1.24

One-day conference “Post-entry performance of firms: survival, innovation and growth” Date Saturday, January 24, 2009  9:30-18:00Place Sanoshoin hallCo-organizers– Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University– Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University,– JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (20243018)  Speakers (alphabetical order): – Luca Grilli (Politechnic of Milan, Italy)– Jolanda Hessels (EIM Business and Policy Research, Netherlands)– Masatoshi Kato (Hitotsubashi University, Japan)– Jose Mata (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal)– Sadao Nagaoka (Hitotsubashi University, Japan)– Andre van Stel (EIM Business and Policy Research, Netherlands)

AEA International Conference on Patent and Innovation 2008.12.19-20

AEA International Conference on Patent and Innovation 2008.12.19-20 AEA International Conference on Patent and Innovation Date: December 19-20, 2008Conference Venue: Sano-Shoin Hall at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, JapanOrganized and supported by Applied Econometric Association (AEA),Hosted by the Institute of Innovation Research of Hitotsubashi University and RIETISupported by Intellectual Property Association of Japan

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