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Indonesian Internship Training Group visited Kanagawa Science Park

Indonesian Internship Training Group visited Kanagawa Science Park on November 12.
Dr. Hirohisa Uchida, President of KSP, Inc. made a presentation introducing the Facility Outline of the Kanagawa Science Park and KSP’s Business Activities.

*Visited group members: Mr. Hadi K Purwadaria, Indonesian Association of Business Incubators, Mr. Budi Santoso, Incubator Center Sriwijaya
University, Mr. Achmad Buchori, Technology Based Business Incubator Semarang PGRI University, and 15 others.

The 46th Regular Meeting Baden-Württemberg Freundeskreis (BWF)

On November 20, 2018, The 46th Regular Meeting  Baden-Württemberg Freundeskreis (BWF) will be opened by “Short report” by Dr. Uchida, Representative in Japan, State of BW and President of KSP.

 

The 46th Regular Meeting Baden-Württemberg Freundeskreis (BWF)


Date : November 20(Tue.), 2018


The 1st section: 6:00~6:30p.m. Representative in Japan, State of BW, and KSP


The 2nd section: 6:30~7:30p.m. Performance of Viola and Piano


The 3rd section: 7:30~9:00p.m. Warm up party/Buffet (mini-Volksfest)



Place : KSP Inc. 3F West Wing, KSP Hall



Fee : ¥6,000 (¥4,000 for family)



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Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates visited Kanagawa Science Park

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Japan, Mr. Khaled Alameri visited Kanagawa Science Park on October 30. Mr. Khaled Alameri met Prof. Hirohisa Uchida, President and CEO of KSP, Inc., Mr. Takashi Kobayashi and Mr. Kiyosaku Ebina, Executive Directors of KSP, Inc..

Prof. Hirohisa Uchida made a presentation on the outline of KSP and explained about the background of Japan’s industrial development and the establishment of KSP, current state of investment, and university-industry-government collaboration in Japan..

Mr. Khaled Alameri showed high interest in KSP’s incubation system for start-up companies, and mentioned that “ We really value KSP ‘s educational programs that will inspire the younger generation in UAE.”  We will cooperate UAE’s various visions for future.

KSP President Uchida received an interview from Korean Arirang TV

President Uchida as Fellow and Vice President of International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) received an interview about back groundand actual state of hydrogen energy in Japan and the world from Korean Arirang TV.  The contents of the interview can be seen with the following video.

Arirang TV [The Point : World Affairs] Ep.20 – Carbon Reduction Plans for Coping with Climate Change

Dr. Hirohisa Uchida attended the 10th International Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting of King Abdulaziz University

Dr. Hirohisa Uchida, President of KSP, Inc. was invited to the 10th International Advisory Board Meeting of King Abdulaziz University (KAU) held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Jeddah in Saudi Arabia from 20th to 21st October.

Dr. Uchida, as an IAB member, made a speech and discussions on proposals of renewable and hydrogen energy systems for future of NEOM MEGA CITY as Innovative KAU.



 

Dr. Hirohisa Uchida become honorary president of ASPA

Dr. Hirohisa Uchida was appointed Honorary President of Asian Science Park Association(ASPA) for his great contribution as President of ASPA from 2014 to 2018.

 

Dr. Uchida’s term as ASPA president came to an end at the 22nd ASPA Annual Conference 2018.

 

 

Kanagawa – Baden Wurttemberg Seminar report

“Recent Movement in Life Innovation towards Industrialization”

Kanagawa – Baden Wurttemberg Seminar was held at Tonomachi King Sky Front Management Center, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan on 10th October 2018 under the theme of “Recent Movement in Life Innovation towards Industrialization” with the aim of introducing recent initiatives in the field of life science in Japan and Germany and exchanging opinions.

In addition, Kanagawa Prefecture has signed MOU with Baden-Württemberg State in Germany and has built cooperative relations in the life science industry.

And also, Dr. Hirohisa Uchida of President KSP, Inc. is the representative of Japan for Baden-Württemberg State Government.

 

From Japan side, Mr. Kenichi Oki of Director of Life Sciences Innovation Healthcare New Frontier Promotion Headquarters Office Policy Bureau, Kanagawa Prefectural Government made a speech “ The Healthcare New Frontier policies of Kanagawa Prefecture ”. And then, Mr. Katsuhito Asai of CEO, Gene Therapy Research Institution Co.,Ltd and Mr. Kenichi Nogami, Co-CEO, Metcela Inc. introduced each company’s profile. Gene Therapy Research Institution Co.,Ltd and Metcela Inc. are tenants of KSP Biotech Lab in Life Innovation Center.

From Germany side, the speech was made by Mr. Axel Lohse of German Trade and Invest (GTAI) with the theme of “ HEALTH MADE IN GERMANY: supporting the creation of a strong German-Japanese network within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. ”.

And the speech was made by Dr. Rolf Schmid of former director at center for bioprocess engineering, Stuttgart university with the theme of “ BW’s R&D initiatives in pharmaceuticals and biotech including some initiatives for future interactions. ”.

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The 22nd Asia Science Park Association (ASPA) Annual Conference 2018 was held

The 22nd Asian Science Park Association (ASPA) Annual Conference 2018 was held in Vladivostok, Russia from 3rd October to 5th October, 2018. About 400 people gathered from Asian countries such as Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Turkey, in addition to Skolkovo and Far Eastern Federal University.

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The conference theme was “Impact of global trends on the development of Asian STPs”.

Dr. Hirohisa Uchida of ASPA President (President and CEO of KSP, Inc.) made a speech at the opening ceremony and served a moderator for the main session.

And also, Mr. Kenichi Harada (Manager, Incubation and Investment Division) made a speech entitled “The New Role of STPs for Next Generation Industries in JAPAN” and Ms. Akiko Watanabe (Chief, Incubation and Investment Division) made a speech entitled “Writing for Training for Entrepreneurs by KSP” at the parallel session.

 

ASPA activities information

The Czech Business Delegation visited Kanagawa Science Park

The Czech Business Delegation* led by Deputy Minister of Ministry of Foreign Affairs visited Kanagawa Science Park on June 8.
Dr. Hirohisa Uchida, President of KSP, Inc. welcomed the Czech Delegation’s visit and made a presentation introducing the Facility Outline of the Kanagawa Science Park and KSP’s Business Activities.
And Mr. Ken Matsui, CEO of Mira Inc. ( http://madebymira.com/ ) introduced the Business Summary and Technologies (Robotics and Software) of Mira in the Laboratory.

*Delegation Members: Mr. Martin Tlapa, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bořivoj Minář, Vice President of Czech Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Tomáš Dub, Ambassador of Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tokyo and 15 others.

 

 

 

 

After that, they also visited Life Innovation Center. Life Innovation Center is located at a place called King Skyfront in Kawasaki-city, near Haneda Airport.
Mr. Kenichi Oki, Director of Life science Innovation, Healthcare New Frontier Promotion Headquaters Office, Kanagawa Prefectural Government  introduced the Facility Outline of the Life Innovation Center and the Approach to the Regenerative Medicine and  Health Care field of Kanagawa Prefecture.
And, Kenichi Nogami, CEO of Metcela ( https://www.metcela.com/ ) made a presentation introducing the Business Explanation that developing regenerative medical products.

 

 

 

Mr. Peter Schupp, Managing Director, School of Management and Technology of Steinbeis University visited Kanagawa Science Park

Mr. Peter Schupp, Managing Director, School of Management and Technology (SMT) of Steinbeis University (Germany) visited Kanagawa Science Park on April 2.

Steinbeis University is the Germany’s largest private university founded in 1998 by the Steinbeis Foundation. In this visit, we talked about our possible cooperation between Steinbeis University and KSP Inc. with much experience in fostering venture companies and entrepreneur education for many years.