Technology Transfer Helpdesk, and the EU Delegation to Japan, also in cooperation with EURAXESS Japan, to be held on December 1st, 2020,from 5pm JST to 7pm JST.
When: December 1st, 2020
Zoom webinar. Direct link will be sent to the attendees after the
registration. Please make sure to have the Zoom app installed to have
access to the webinar if you want to have access to the interpretation
Cost: free participation
Language: English/Japanese (with interpretation channel on Zoom)
17:00-17:10 Welcome and opening remarks by Dr. Philippe de Taxis du Poët, Managing Director, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, and Minister Counsellor, EU Delegation to Japan
Presentation Sessions of EU-Japan business cooperation cases
17:10-17:25 Title: Enabling the new space economy: the benefits of space logistics
exponentially growing new space market is facing severe bottlenecks
preventing satellite operators to optimize their revenues and
operational costs. D-Orbit provides the fastest delivery of satellites
into the right operational slot in orbit, in one or more orbit. ION
cargo services include small satellite transportation and delivery,
in-orbit demonstration and validation of innovative technologies for
startups and research institutions, advanced services for operating
constellations. D-Orbit has recently signed an agreement with Marubeni
Corporation and Interstellar Technologies Inc. to study the development
of an agile satellite release system based on D-Orbit’s InOrbit NOW
Speaker: Mr. Luca Rossettini, CEO, D-Orbit, Italy.
17:25-17:40 Title: Robot as a Service for inspection and maintenance of infrastructures
Topic: Hibot, with its robotic solutions, is helping its customers with
obtaining their digital transformation, in particular for complete asset
data management and failure prediction. The new snake like robot, Float
Arm, developed for operations inside petrochemical plants, will be
introduced together with its first field deployments within a
collaboration with a major European chemical group.
Speaker: Mr. Michele Guarnieri, CEO, hibot, Japan.
17:40-17:55 Title: New health-creation system beyond treatment – preventative health tools for lifelong health
Health’s preventative blood testing technology, backed by years of
scientific research, provides unique health data otherwise invisible in
standard tests. By combining pioneering technology and science, we are
enabling a health system that predicts and prevents chronic illnesses
and gives everyone the tools to live a healthy life. In collaboration
with Japanese partners, Nightingale Health is now bringing it’s
preventative health services also for the Japanese society and
Speaker: Ms. Ida Tuononen, Business Manager, Nightingale Health, Finland
17:55-18:10 Title: Global business and collaboration on an eco-friendly foamed glass “Porous Alpha”
innovative foamed glass “Porous Alpha”, recycled from waste glass
developed by a Japanese company “Tottori Resource Recycling, Inc”, is
introduced to EU countries in cooperation with a venture company in
Portugal “Better to Earth Lda.”. The presentation covers their
partnership not only to export the product from Japan to Europe but also
to develop the new technology and manufacturing base covering the third
region such as Africa and the Middle East.
Speaker: Ms. Maki Sawada, International Business, Tottori Resource Recycling, Inc., Japan
18:10-18:50 Panel discussion
Luca Rossettini (D-Orbit)
Michele Guarnieri (HiBot)
Ida Tuononen (Nightinghale Health)
Maki Sawada (Tottori Resource Recycling)
Judit Erika Magyar (Country representative, EURAXESS Japan: researcher mobility, career development and scientific collaboration between Europe and the world)
Mr. Luca Escoffier, Project Manager, EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk
18:50-19:00 Closing Remarks by Dr. Gediminas Ramanauskas, First Counsellor, Head of the Science, Innovation, Digital and Other EU Policies Section, Delegation of the European Union to Japan.
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Thank you for your time and we very much look forward to your participation in this event.
Your Technology Transfer Helpdesk Team