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UT Forum 2000 in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area

UT Forum 2000 in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area
Date: 14-15 Dec 2000
Location: Stanford University (Palo Alto, USA)
Theme: Life Sciences + Medicine
Attendees: Over 300
10 Japanese presenters
6 foreign presenters
Partner Institutions: Stanford University
University of California at San Francisco


In the Bay Area that stretches from San Francisco to Silicon Valley, cutting-edge research and development in Biotechnology and Electronic Information Science is taking place, new venture companies are being established relentlessly, and more and various fields are being drawn in through academic-industrial collaboration. The construction of a "knowledge platform" and "fusion of knowledge" are occurring at a rapid rate.

This forum is an opportunity to present some of the research that is taking place at the University of Tokyo, and also to learn from the activities taking place in the Bay Area.


2000/12/14 (pre-forum)

  • Morning: Workshop on Intellectual Property and Ventures by Japanese university members and biotechnology venture entrepreneurs
  • Afternoon: University of California at San Francisco Mission Bay Campus, Palo Alto and biotechnology venture business inspection

2000/12/15 (forum)

  • Morning: University of Tokyo President Shigehiko Hasumi, Stanford University President John Henessey, UCSF Vice President Zach Hall, Institute of Medical Science Dean Kenichi Arai. Discussion of the present and future image of university management
  • Afternoon: Discussion of Life Science research by researchers at the three member universities
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