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Ichikawa, Tagui Professor Digital/ Innovation PolicyBorn: 1964E-mail: ichikawa☆iir.hit-u.ac.jp (to use this email address, please replace the ☆ with an @ mark)Phone: +81-42-580-8437Fax: +81-42-580-8410Web: https://sites.google.com/view/ichikawa-tagui-iir/home【Career】(Business Career)1990        Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)2001-2004    Deputy Director, Industrial Technology Policy Division, METI2004-2006    Director, Planning Division, New Energy and Industrial Technology              Development Organization (NEDO)2006-2007    Director, RPS Office, Agency of Natural Resources and Energy, METI2007-2010    Director, IT Research Department, JETRO New York Center           (Representative, IPA New York)2010-2011    Director, AIST Office, METI2011-2013    Professor, Nagaoka University of Technology2013-2017    Counselor, National Strategy Office of ICT, Cabinet Secretariat2017-2020    Deputy Director, AI Research Center, National Institute of Advanced          Industrial Science & Technology (AIST)    2018-      Deputy Director General for Artificial Intelligence, AIST    2019-      Director General, AIST Tokyo Waterfront, AIST2020-present   Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University(Education and Research)1988      B.A. (Natural & Artificial Systems) University of Tokyo1990      M.A. (General Systems Studies) University of Tokyo1997      M.S. (Technology and Policy) Massachusetts Institute of Technology2013      Dr.
■IIR Summer School 2020 This year, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University holds 11th IIR Summer School. To promote, drive and boost innovation research, we welcome students, researchers and practitioners to exchange our knowledge and creativity.Date : August 25th-26th, 2020Venue : Zoom onlineCALL for AUDIENCEDeadline: 17th August 2020https://www.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/blog/2020/05/28/form-ss2020/PROGRAMhttps://www.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/blog/2020/05/29/program-ss2020/
Vol.68 No.1 SUM. 2020 (In Japanese) A leading management journal in Japanese, which builds a bridge between theory and practice. EDITED BY Hitotsubashi University, Institute of Innovation Research PUBLISHED BY Toyo Keizai Inc. Corporate Venturing: Re-connecting Established Firms with Start-up Activities Michael A. Cusumano “Japan’s Ongoing Challenges in Innovation and Entrepreneurship“ Yaichi Aoshima / Hiroki Ichinose / Hideaki Taura “New Business Creation by Combining Resources of the Established Firms with Startup Activities“ Mikiharu Noma “Corporate Venturing and Post-Maturity: Life Cycle and Profitability of Japanese and American Firms“ Jeffrey Behrens / Christopher L. Tucci “Is the Impact of Corporate Venture Capital Meaningful for Venture Outcomes?“ Yaichi Aoshima / Ryusuke Murakami “Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital: New Business Creation through Venture Investment“ Takako Fujiwara-Greve / Hitoshi Mitsuhashi “Innovation by Mathematics: Model-driven Innovation and Implications for the Future of Japanese Corporations“ ●Entrepreneurs Who Change the World (3)  Hiroichi Yoshida Interviewed by Yaichi Aoshima / Masatoshi Fujiwara ●Brand Management by All Stakeholders (6) Satoko
●Brown bag lunch seminar 2020 #002  2020.9.16 Kentaro Nakajima (Associate Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University) ”The role of online communication on innovation” #001  2020.6.3 Takumi Tagashira (Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University Business School) ”How Does Warehouse Automation Contribute to Multichannel Retailers’ Sales?”
Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.6.3 Takumi Tagashira Topic:“How Does Warehouse Automation Contribute to Multichannel Retailers’ Sales?”Speaker:Takumi Tagashira(Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University Business School)Date:June 3rd (Wednesday) 2020from 13:00 to 14:30Venue:Zoom onlineOrganizer:Masaru KarubeDeadline:9:00, June 3 , 2020email : karube☆iir.hit-u.ac.jp (to use this email address, please replace the ☆ with an @ mark)
2020.05.01Professor Kyle Higham joined us as a specially appointed research associate. Welcome!Specially Appointed Research Associate, Institute of Innovation Research (2020.5.1-)
Professor Yaichi AOSHIMA received the 60th Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize.Organization:Mainichi ShimbunAward:Mainichi Shimbun Economist PrizeDate:March 30, 2020Award Winner:Professor Masatoshi FUJIWARA and Yaichi AOSHIMABook Title:Mechanisms for the Long-term Innovation: A History of the RO Membrane’s Technological Development, Tokyo: Toyokeizai, August 2019, 456 pagesEach year, the Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize, under the auspices of Mainichi Shimbun Economist editorial department, is awarded to the authors of a book that has significant empirical and theoretical contributions. Selected from books published between January and December 2019, the 60th Economist Prize was awarded to Professors Fujiwara and Aoshima for Mechanisms for Long-term Innovation: A History of the RO Membrane’s Technological Development, wherein the authors conduct in-depth historical analyses focused on a specific industrial sector. Website of Mainichi Weekly Economist (in Japanese):weekly-economist
2020.04.01 Professor Ivar Padrón-Hernández joined us as a assistant professor. Welcome! Assistant Professor, Institute of Innovation Research (2020.4.1-)
2020.4.1 Professor Vili Lehdonvirta joined us as a visiting associate professor from University of Oxford . Welcome! Visiting Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation Research (2020.4.1-2020.9.30)
2020.04.01Professor EUM Wonsub joined us as a specially appointed research associate. Welcome!Specially Appointed Research Associate, Institute of Innovation Research (2020.4.1-)