Program_2018

■Program Day 1

【Open only to Host, Co-hosts, Sponsors and Partners】

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Venue:Kashiwa-no-ha Open Innovation Lab [KOIL](Kashiwa city, Chiba)See Map


18:00-20:00
Welcome Party

■Program Day 2

【Open only to Host, Co-hosts, Sponsors and Partners】

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Venue1:Kashiwa-no-ha Open Innovation Lab [KOIL](Kashiwa city, Chiba)See Map

Venue2:Kashiwa-no-ha Conference Center [KCC](Kashiwa city, Chiba)See Map

 

9:00-9:15
Orientation
9:15-10:40
Startup scenes in each countries
Several nominating committee members will give presentations about trends and environment surrounding the startups and those communities in each countries.
■Moderator:

SHIGEO KAGAMI

(Chairman of Asian Entrepreneurship Award Steering Committee)



■Paneler:

DON JYH-FU JENG
(Director, Graduate Institute of Technology, Innovation & Intellectual Property Management National Chengchi University) / Taiwan

DAN ZHU
(Senior Manager, Beijing Innoway Technology Services Co., Ltd.) / China
GYEWAN MOON
(Professor, School of Business Administration, Kyungpook National University) / Korea


RUBESCH EDWARD JAMES
(Program Director, Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship Center) / Thailand


10:40-10:45 Introduction of COGNITEE
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:20
Kashiwa-no-ha presentation
11:20-12:20 Kashiwa-no-ha smart city tour
12:20-13:30 Lunch Break
Mentoring Session

Startup entrants will be divided into 4 groups and will have 10-minute presentation followed by 15-minute mentoring session.

16:10-16:30 Break
16:30-17:30
Alumni speech

AEA2017 Second Prize, Audience Prize
ViSenze(Singapore) CEO  Oliver Tan
17:30-18:00 Photo session
18:00-20:00

1F

Networking Dinner

■Program Day3

【09:30-18:20 Open to public】
【18:30-20:30 Open only to Host, Co-hosts, Sponsors and Partners】

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Venue:Kashiwa-no-ha Conference Center [KCC](Kashiwa city, Chiba)See Map


9:30-11:30
Semi-final Session

10-minute presentation will be followed by 10-minute Q&A session in 4 groups of companies.
Judgement for Semi-final Session

13:00-14:00
Talk session : AEA alumni at present

■Moderator:

KATSUYA HASEGAWA
(Project Professor, The University of Tokyo)

■Paneler:

POH KAM WONG
(Professor, National University of Singapore) / Singapore


14:10-14:50
Greetings
Announcement of the teams for Final session
14:55-17:20
Final Session (6 teams)
17:30-18:30
Special speech:「To the society with no heart failure」
Kakuta Kenji,(CEO, iHeart Japan Corporation)

Mr. Kenji Kakuta is currently managing iHeart Japan Corporation from its inception in 2013, developing a regenerative medicinal product for severe heart failure.
In 2016, he was awarded by the Government of Japan as a meritorious contributor to collaboration between industry, academia and government. Prior to the current position, he was working for venture capital funds for 8 years, and responsible mainly for investment in biotechnology companies and so broadly as Japan, North America, Western Europe, China and Singapore. He invested in 24 companies in total, including Japan Tissue Engineering, CellSeed and Promethera as cell therapy companies. He was a board member of Promethera, a Belgian company. Prior to that, he started his professional career at Procter & Gamble Far East. He holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science from Kyoto University.
18:40-20:35

*Open only to Host, Co-hosts, Sponsors and Partners

Farewell Reception

Speeches and Announcement of Award winners