Thursday, October 31, 9:00-10:30

Driving Disruptive Innovation –JST’s Industry–Academia Collaborative Programs

Ms. Yoshiko SHIROKIZAWA Vice President, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan
  • We are facing significant social challenges that need to be addressed now.
  • Japan’s answer has been science plans that lead to a human-centric Society 5.0.
  • As a national funding agency JST is contributing to this vision with its unique academia-industry programs.
  • Our Center of Innovation scheme is also creating a novel way for stakeholders to collaborate and create a mutually-beneficial future.
  • By connecting people from universities, research institutes and industries, taking risks and leading the way forward, JST hopes to continue creating disruptive innovation.
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