Talent Development Programs
Practical Training for Technology Transfer Personnel
Collaborative Research Mentorship Course
|Name||Affiliation and Title||Professional Experience||Area of Expertise|
|Atsushi Honma||Director/ Specially Appointed Professor, Technology Transfer Department, Center for Innovation and Business Promotion, Institute for the Promotion of Business-Regional Collaboration, Hokkaido University||4. 1993 – RECRUIT, Co., Ltd.
4. 2012 – TECHMANAGE Co., Ltd.
10.2016 – Hokkaido University (current post)
16 years of experience in patent licensing
|Technology transfer in medicine, pharmacology, and other life science sectors|
|Motoki Susa||1) President, Lilac pharma Inc.
2) CEO, HITS promoter LLC
3) Innovation and Business Promotion Adviser, Institute for the Promotion of Business-Regional Collaboration, Hokkaido University
4) Postdoctoral fellow, Japan Association for Advancement of Research Cooperation
|2002 – Hokkaido System Science Co., Ltd.
2003 – National Institute of Genetics
2005 – Intellectual Property Office (Now: Institute for the Promotion of Business-Regional Collaboration), Hokkaido University
2016 – Current post
Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pathology and Tumor Biology
Tumor Diagnosis and Therapeutics
I can help if the topic is related to "medicine and pharmacology," "bio," "organic materials," or "medical equipment."
|Katsuhiko Shioya||Former general manager of the IP department of a national university||I transferred from a researcher position at a corporate research institution to its intellectual property division. After moving to the intellectual property department of a university (after its incorporation), I worked for the organization for 14 years.||Metallic materials and their properties
Magnetism, superconductivity, and strongly correlated electrons
Mechanics of materials, and mechanical materials (Areas outside bio or organic compounds)
|Yutaka Hara||Department manager, Office of Research and Innovation, Tokyo Institute of Technology||After working as a postdoctoral fellow at a university, I joined RECRUIT, Co., Ltd, and engaged in information and telecommunications business, new business development, and technology transfer business.
2007 – Representative Director of an university start-up.
2017 – Current post
|Metallic materials and their properties
|Momoko Suwa||Principal URA, Management Department, Organization for Research Promotion, Tokyo Metropolitan University||2004 – Engaged in product planning, technical sales, and IP utilization and management at the Development Department of Mitsui Life Tech (now: Mitsubishi-Chemical Foods Corporation)
2008 – Patent engineer at a patent office, engaged in mechanics, chemistry, and bio-related areas
2010 – Licensing Associate, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology TLO Co., Ltd.
2012 – Research Administrator, University Research Administration Center, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
2015 – Technology Transfer manager, Engineering Department, Tohoku Techno Arch Co., Ltd.
2017 – Current post
|Production Environmental Agronomy and relevant areas Materials Science and Engineering and relevant areas Dynamics of Machinery, Robotics, and relevant areas|
|Hidemi Takahashi||Specially Appointed Professor, Research Laboratories, Shibaura Institute of Technology||1980 – R&D Department, Matsushita Research Institute Tokyo, Inc.
1999 – Science and Technology Basic Plan Office, Science and Technology Agency
2001 – R&D Planning Office, Headquarters, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
2007 – Specially Appointed Professor, Office for Research and Innovation, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2019 – Current post
|Dynamics of Machinery, Robotics, and relevant areas
Electrical and Electronic Engineering and relevant areas Micro-Nano Sciences and relevant areas
Applied Condensed Matter Physics and relevant areas
Applied Physical Engineering and relevant areas Information Science, Informatics Engineering, and relevant areas
Although my specialty is Physical Engineering, I have knowledge in areas including Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Informatics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Micro-Nano Sciences, and physical properties. I can also help with general consultations related to technology transfer, regardless of the area.
|Yuichi Fujimura||URA, IR Office and URA Division, URA Office, Research Promotion Strategy Department, Organization for Research Initiatives, Yamaguchi University||2004 – General Affairs, Faculty of Engineering, Yamaguchi University
2006 – Research Cooperation Group, Academic Research Department, Yamaguchi University
2008 – Industry-Academia Collaboration Group, Academic Research Department, Yamaguchi University
2010 – Contract Division, Finance Department, Yamaguchi University
2011 – Finance Division, Finance Department, Yamaguchi University
2013 – (Transferred via internal recruitment) URA in Assistance Administration Section, URA Office, Research Promotion Strategy Department, Organization for Research Initiatives, Yamaguchi University
2015 – (Additional appointment) IR Office, Yamaguchi University
2017 – Specialist, URA in Assistance Administration Section, URA Office, Research Promotion Strategy Department, Organization for Research Initiatives, Yamaguchi University
2017 – (Reappointment) IR Office
|Technology transfer, contract and legal matters, risk management, and general university administration|
|Takashi Ogawa||Team Leader, Domestic IP Liaison and Contract Team, Academic Research and Industrial Collaboration Management Office, Kyushu University||1997 – Joined Japan Telecom (now: Softbank Corp.). Engaged in system development and intellectual property operations
2006 – Current post
|Information Science, Informatics Engineering, and relevant areas|
|Hiroshi Tsubouchi||CEO (Patent Attorney/RTTP), UniBridge IP Consulting Office||1995 – Engaged in hydraulic power generation equipment business at Toshiba Corporation.
2003 – Engaged in creating description documents at a patent office.
2004 – Group Leader of Technology Transfer Group and other positions at Intellectual Property Office at Kyushu University. Engaged in IP-related operations.
2016 – Established UniBridge IP Consulting Office. Engaged in supporting IP-related operations for small- and medium-sized firms and universities.
|Mechanics of Materials, Production Engineering, Design Engineering, and relevant areas
Fluid Dynamics, Thermal Engineering, and relevant areas
Mechanical Dynamics of Machinery, Robotics, and relevant areas
Cosmonautical and Aeronautical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, and relevant areas General Intellectual Property
|Yuki Tonooka||Deputy Director, Research Planning Division, Organization for Research Promotion, University of the Ryukyus||2002 – Doctor of Science, Biology Major, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
2003 – NEDO Fellow, Yamaguchi TLO
2006 – Industry-Academia Collaboration Coordinator, Yamaguchi University
2008 – Established Life Science Support Office at Yamaguchi University and worked as a captive coordinator.
2013 – Research Administrator, Yamaguchi University
2015 – Research Administrator, University of the Ryukyus
|A combination of Frontier Sciences, Biology, Medicine, Agronomy, and technology transfer|