March 31, 2013

Forum 2012.04-2013.03

■13 Mar. 2013
Giuseppe Scellato
Assistant Professor, Politecnico di Torino
“Mover's Advantage and US attractiveness for young scholars” (based on NBER WP 18577)

■6 Mar. 2013
Keun Lee
(Professor, Seoul National University) , Visiting Professor of the IIR
Knowledge, Path-creation and economic catch-up: Schumpeterian Recipe to Escape the middle income trap." (based on a forthcoming book from Cambridge University)

■29 Jan. 2013
Cornelia Storz
(Professor, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main)
Which labor market design is better for Innovation?: The case of game software industry

■28 July, 2012
Hiroko Yamane (Professor, Department of Law, Teikyo University)
Competition Analyses of Licensing Agreements: Japan’s Developmental Perspectives and Micromanagement of Licensee Protection

■10 July, 2012
Hideto Adachi (Project Manager, Optical Devices Business, Power & Optical Devices Business Unit, Industrial Devices Company, Semiconductor Business Group Panasonic Corporation)
Development and Practical Application of Monolithic Dual-Wavelength High-Power Laser Diodes for DVD/CD Drives
 (G-COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)

■26 June, 2012
Yutaka Yamauchi (Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University)
Scientists’ Search for Market Opportunities: A Case of Palo Alto Research Center
■20 June, 2012
Jaehyun Park (PhD Candidate, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University)
The Interaction Paradigms between Designers and Users in the Design Process: Two Empirical Studies
■11 June, 2012
Nahoko Ono (Visiting Researcher, Columbia Law School)
Utilization of Intellectual Property

■6 June, 2012
Shinichi Hanada (Fixed-term Research Associate, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics)
How Subsidy Policy Encourage the Diffusion of New Technology: Case from Residential Photovoltaic Panel

■30 May, 2012
Emi Mizuno (Deputy Director, Technology Business Development, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation)
Wind Energy Development in Denmark and Germany: Co-evolutional Mechanism of Policy, Market, Industry and Technology
(G-COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)

■14 May, 2012
Hiroshi Uematsu (General Manager, Ironmaking Technical Div. NIPPON STEEL Corporation)
 Kenji Kato (General Manager, Plant Engineering and Facility Management Center, NIPPON STEEL Corporation)
 Hidehiro Kuwatori (Manager, Resource Recycling Planning Dept. Technical Administration & Planning Div. NIPPON STEEL Corporation)
Municipal Waste Plastics Recycling Technology for Producing Chemical Raw Materials Using Coke Ovens
 (G-COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)

March 15, 2013

Business Review Vol.60 No.4 SPR. 2013

Vol.60 No.4 SPR. 2013 (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.
Cross-Border M&A
Isao Okubo /  Nobuo Sayama
"Current Outlook of Japanese Cross-Border M&A"

Tomonori Ito 
"Cross-Border M&A and Management Strategy"

Yuji Nishimura
"Sequential M&A Achieving Sustainable Profitable Growth"

Masahiko Chino / Kenichi Takashima / Hikaru Okada
"Practical Considerations for Cross-Border M&A"

Hajime Tanahashi / Takayuki Kihira / Hideaki Umetsu
"Cross-Border M&A - Laws, Regulations and Practical Considerations"

Kotaro Inoue / Saori Nara / Takashi Yamasaki
"Are Japanese Firms Really Not Good at Corss-Border Acquisitions?: An Empirical Study"

Special Interview
Guest :Hiroshi Kimura / Noriyuki Inoue
Interviewed by Nobuo Sayama

●Business Cases
  Yuta Okamura / Kentaro Nobeoka
  "KURARAY CO., LTD.
  Koichi Sakurai / Yaichi Aoshima
  "FeliCa Networks, Inc."

●Critical Eyes: Digitalization and Business Custom in the Japanese Publishing Industry.
 Takahiro Endo

●Innovation  in Japanese Management Research(1)
 Susumu Ogawa

●Introduction to Business Economics(4)
 Noriyuki Yanagawa

●From My Bookshelf 
 Mikiharu Noma
 Fumie Ando
●Management Forum
 Hiroo Unoura
 Interviewed by Seiichiro Yonekura / Tomonori Ito
●Porter Prize 2012
  Emi Osono / Seiko Yamazaki

March 11, 2013

Research Workshop on Innovation Process2013.3.18

Research Workshop on Innovation Process



Day: March 18th 2013, Time: 9:30 to 18:30
Venue:Hitotsubashi University, East Campus (Conference room, the third floor of Faculty Building 3)

This research workshop on innovation process invites the researchers who have participated in the program of “University-industry-government collaborative research on innovation process” to present their findings from completed or ongoing research projects. The research projects cover the research on knowledge production in science, the research on NEDO consortiums, and the research on university and industry collaborative research. The researches have been supported from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) (No. 20223002) and Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (No. 21243020)

Session 1 Organizational Choice for Innovation (9:30 to 10:20 )
Chair: Hiroyuki Chuma, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
(40 minutes + 10 minutes Q&A):
“Differentiation, Interface Technology, and the Economies of Scope as the Determinants of Product Outsourcing,” Hideo Owan, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo

Coffee

Session 2 Knowledge Discovery Process in Science (10:40 to 12:40)
Chair: Hideo Owan, University of Tokyo
(25 minutes for presentations and 5 minutes quick question for each presentation and 30 minutes comments and discussions at the end of the session)

10:40 to 11:10 “Commercializing Academic Science in a Changing Policy Environment: A Natural Experiment,” John Walsh, Georgia Institute of Technology
11:10 to 11:40 “Contributions of Young Scholars in Team-based Scientific Research,” Masatsura Igami, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
11:40 to 12: 10 “International Collaborations in Science, Why and How: Evidence from Scientists’ Survey in the US and Japan,” Sadao Nagaoka, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
12:10 to 12:40 Comments and Discussions (30 minutes)
Comments Tomohiro Ijichi, Seijo University

12:40 to 13:10 Lunch

Session 3 Spillovers and Collaborations in Research: Evidence from NEDO Consortium (13:30 to 15:40)
Chair: Yosuke Okada, School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University

13:30 to 14:00 “Commercialization Performance and Spillover Effects of the Government-funded R&D,” Yaichi Aoshima, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University and Kazunari Matsushima, the University of Tokushima
14:00 to 14:30 “Organizational Structure of NEDO Consortium and Its Performance,” Junichi Nishimura, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
14:30 to 15:00 “Assessing Spillovers and Strategic Complementarities from NEDO Projects,” Naotoshi Tsukada, RIETI

15:00 to 15: 40 Comments and discussions (40 minutes)
Comments Akira Yamazaki, Chiba Technology University

Coffee

Session 4 Industry and University Collaborations: Evidence from the Research Projects Generating Co-inventions (16:00 to 18:30)
Chair: Tomohiro Ijichi, Seijo University
16:00 to 16:30 “Sources of Industry and University Collaborations: Seeds vs. Needs,” Sadao Nagaoka, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
16:30 to 17:00 “Research Process in Industry and University Collaborations,”
Junichi Nishimura, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
17:00 to 17:30 “Research Funding,”
Shinichi Akaike, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
17:30 to 18:00 “Research Outcome and Impact of Industry and University Collaborations,” Mitsuaki Hosono, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)

18:00 to 18:30 (30 minutes)
Comments & Responses John Walsh, Georgia Institute of Technology


Symposium of university-industry-government collaborative research on innovation process2013.3.15

Symposium of university-industry-government collaborative research on innovation process





Day:    March 15th, 2013 
Time:   9:20 to 18:30
Venue: Conference M+ “Success”, the first floor of Mitsubishi Building


Organizer: Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
Joint hosting: National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA), Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA)
Sponsorship: New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)



This symposium aims at discussing the management and policy design to enhance the innovation capability in Japan, based on the findings from the program of University-industry-government collaborative research on innovation process, especially focusing on the semiconductor and bio/pharmaceutical industries. The researches have been supported from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) (No. 20223002) and Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (No. 21243020), and from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST): Science of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy.


Program

9:20 Opening remarks Kentaro Nobeoka (Director, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)

Session 1: Rapid Globalization of R&D System in Semiconductor Iindustry and Innovations
Chair: Masaomi Kameyama (Researcher,  Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University / Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan)


9:30 to 10:20 Keynote speech (1): "The Increasing Role of Globalized R&D Consortia in the Semiconductor Industry: The Role of International Sematech"
Dr. Jammy, Raj (Vice President of Materials and Emerging Technologies, International Sematech)
10:30 to 11:10 "The Changing Potentiality of Japanese Semiconductor R&D System: Social Network Analysis of High-h/Metal Gate R&D Activities"
Hiroyuki Chuma (Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)

11:10 to 11:40 Comments and discussions: Tsunetoshi Arikado (Fellow, Tokyo Electron Limited)

11:40 to 12:00 Coffee break

Session 2: Globalizing Scientists
Chair: Reiko Aoki (Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University / Council for Science and Technology Policy
12:00 to 12:50 Keynote speech (2): "Mobile Scientists and International Network: Insights from GloScience Project " 
Giuseppe Scellato (Assistant Professor, Politecnico di Torino)

12:50 to 13:10 Comments and discussions: Masatsura Igami (National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, NISTEP)

Session 3: Findings from Breakthrough / Innovative Drugs from Japan and Science Sources of Bio Startups
Chair: Sadao Nagaoka (Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)

14:00 to 15:00 Keynote speech (3): "How Actemra was Invented and Developed?: the First Antibody Drug from Japan"
Yoshiyuki Ohsugi (Specially Appointed Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)

15:00 to 16:30 "Sources of Breakthrough/Innovative Drugs from Japan: Initial Fndings from 10 Case Studies "
Chair: Shinichi Akaike (Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)
1) "Features of Research and Development of Breakthrough/Innovative Drugs"
Akira Nagumo (Office of Pharmaceutical Industry Research)
Koichi Genda (Office of Pharmaceutical Industry Research)

2) "Science Sources of Breakthrough/Innovative Drugs"
Sadao Nagaoka (Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)

3) "Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Competition of Breakthrough/Innovative Drugs"
Hideo Kawabe (Japan Bioindustry Association)

16:30 to 17:10 Comments and discussions: Kenta Nakamura (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)


17:10 to 17:30 Coffee break

17:30 to 18:10 "Scientific Sources of Japanese Bio Startups"
Chair: Tomohiro Ijichi (Professor, Faculty on Innovation Studies, Seijo University)
Yuji Honjo (Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University)

18:10 to 18:30 Comments and Discussions: Ikkei Matsuda (Founder, Science and Research for Reconstruction, LLC)

March 1, 2013

Researcher Profile  Kimura, Megumi

Kimura, Megumi    Adjunct Assistant Professor



Creative Industries Policy
Email: kimuraiir.hit-u.ac.jp (to use this email address, please replace the  with an @ mark)
Phone: +81-42-580-8414
Fax: +81-42-580-8410

Career
2007              B.A., Department of Literature, Keio University
2009                   M.A., Graduate School of Languages and Cultures, Nagoya University
2010                   Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(-2012)
2012-present      Part-time lecturer, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business
2012                  Graduate School of Languages and Cultures, Nagoya University; Withdrawal from program with completion of course requirements
2013                   Ph.D. Graduate School of Language and Cultures, Nagoya University         
2013                   Project Manager, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
January2015-present      Program Manager and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University


Recent Research Themes

Creative Industries (especially, film, advertising, and design)
“Unhealthy disconnection” of Creative Industries and Innovation Policies
“Knowledge Exchange” in UK