The Technology Transfer Activities of TODAI TLO (University –Industry Collaboration in Japan)
University –Industry Collaboration in Japan
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- The Technology Transfer Activities of TODAI TLO (University –Industry Collaboration in Japan)
014 Lecture Room, IB Building
DII students, LGS students, all students in Nagoya Univ.
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Mr. Takafumi Yamamoto
Former President and CEO of TODAI TLO, Ltd./ President of UTokyo Extension Co.,Ltd. /Vice Director of the University of Tokyo
Mr. Takafumi Yamamoto is former CEO& President of TODAI TLO, Ltd., which is a technology licensing organization of the University of Tokyo. Mr. Yamamoto is a first person to start technology transfer business from University to Industry. He had work experiences at Recruit, Ltd. as a planner of new business development and technology transfer from universities to industries. He established this business scheme with consulting efforts of Mr. Niels Reimers, who was a first director of OTL, Office of Technology Licensing, at Stanford University and got involved with other technology transferring organizations such as M.I.T., UC Berkley and UCSF. Mr. Yamamoto established the Technology Management Division at Recruit, Ltd in 1998. After those experiences, he joined TODAI TLO as a CEO in July 2000. Yamamoto concurrently serves as Associate Managing Director of the University of Tokyo since the fiscal year of 2018 and serves as President of UTokyo Extension Co.,Ltd. since 2020.He is also one of the board members of Riken since this April of 2023. He has also been a member of the board of directors of RIKEN Innovation, RIKEN's technology transfer organization, since April of this year.
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