This is to announce that we will hold a showcase event at the Kyoto University on-site laboratory at UCSD in which Kyoto University scientists bring their innovative discoveries to discuss with US investors (venture capitalists; VC) and pharmaceutical companies on possible investment and partnering. Thus, we are calling for possible participants who are interested in presenting their technologies and in accelerating development and commercialization of their discoveries in the global market. Please find below the outline the event and instructions for how to participate in the event.
Date and brief agenda
Feb 27, 2020 (Thu):
– Educational seminars (entrepreneurship, finance for start-up, drug development in the US)
– Tours in venture incubators and venture companies around UCSD
Feb 28, 2020 (Fri):
– Showcase, Review and discussions
– Networking and business matching
Kyoto University On-site lab at UCSD (Address: Center for Novel Therapeutics, 9310 Athena Circle, La Jolla, CA 92037)
Target category of technologies
Projects consisting of technologies and seeds under research and development aiming for future commercialization of products. Includes pharmaceuticals, medical devices, regenerative medicine, and in vitro diagnostics.
Kyoto University scientists and startup companies stemming from Kyoto University who have cutting-edge medical technologies (e.g. seeds for pharmaceuticals) and are interested in developing and commercializing them in international markets.
At maximum eight teams will be selected by the theme selection committee based on the market potential, originality of research, competitiveness of technologies, development feasibility, and intellectual property.
Applicants should submit the “Project proposal form” to the secretariat by the deadline, December 6, 2019. Participants who wish to attend the event without presentation should submit “Entry form to attend” by January 15, 2020.
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine,総務企画課研究推進掛 (Murata)
Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA) (Matsuoka)
Tel: 075-366-7431（ext, 19-7431）
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA)
Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe (FBRI)
|KU-LifeScience-ShowCase@UCSD2020 call for participants document||PDFファイル||233KB|
|KU-LifeScience-Showcase@UCSD_ Project Proposal Form (Eng)||Wordファイル||67KB|
|KU-LifeScience-Showcase@UCSD_Entry form to attend (Eng)||Wordファイル||63KB|