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Chairman Furukawa Speaks at the "Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management"

November 8, 2016

The "31st Annual Academic Conference of the Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management" was held on November 5 and 6, 2016 at the Aoyama campus of Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo. At the symposium, NEDO Chairman Kazuo Furukawa delivered the keynote lecture titled "How to Map Out a Technology Brand Strategy for Japan". During a panel discussion, NEDO Executive Director Yoshiteru Sato provided a presentation titled "The Role of Research and Development Project Design".

In addition, Dr. Tomohiko Kato, a researcher with NEDO's Technology Strategy Center, received the best paper award, and fourteen NEDO staff members presented project management results along with extensive discussions with the attendees.

  • photo: The conference venue
    The conference venue
  • photo: NEDO Executive Director Yoshiteru Sato at the panel discussion (center)
    NEDO Executive Director Yoshiteru Sato at the panel discussion (center)
  • photo: Technology Strategy Center researcher Dr. Tomohiko Kato receiving the best paper award
    Technology Strategy Center researcher Dr. Tomohiko Kato receiving the best paper award
  • photo: A young member of NEDO's staff giving a presentation
    A young member of NEDO's staff giving a presentation