Director EDGENEXT,
The Univ. of Tokyo

Dr. Mamoru Miyawaki is Director of the EDGENEXT Entrepreneurship Education at The Univ. of Tokyo for Global Entrepreneur. He has sent out several startups that make use of their own research outcomes at the University of Tokyo, and in 2020, he received the Early Edge Award from NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) as a great supporter for the university-launched venture. And also he is an IP-based entrepreneur invented more than 200 US patents, specializing in bringing inventions from concept to commercialization, especially, semiconductor device and imaging technology. He is experienced in many aspects of enterprise, start-up and universities in both Japan and US including funding, business model, licensing, patent, product development, sales and marketing, regulatory and consumer matters.