Ms. Yoshiko SHIROKIZAWA
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Ms. Yoshiko SHIROKIZAWA

Vice President, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan
Driving Disruptive Innovation – JST’s Industry–Academia Collaborative programs Session 6 - 31st October 9:00-10:30

Ms. Shirokizawa joined Japan Information Center for Science and Technology (predecessor of JST) in 1987.

She has managed various projects, including the Center of Innovation (COI) Program, aiming at the realization of a vibrant and sustainable society in the context of Japan’s aging population.

She was also engaged in the establishment of JST’s National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC) that deals with the integration, sharing and application of bioscience research data.

Since 2015, she has been serving as an Executive Director, responsible for a wide range of activities, including international collaborative programs, industry-academia collaborative programs, activities at NBDC, etc.

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