8th Term Activities

1st Meeting : June 5 (Wed), 2013 Tokyo
Selection of representative sponsor
OSAKA GAS CO., LTD

Executive Vice President

Hirofumi Kyutoku

NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION

Managing Executive Officer
Head of Laboratories, Steel Research Laboratories,
Technical Research & Development Bureau

Atsuhiko Yoshie

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Corporate Officer
Corporate R&D Division, Intellectual Property Division,
Research & Development Center

Toshiki Sugimoto

Panasonic Corporation

Managing Director, Member of the Board
Chief Technology Officer ,Director of R&D Division

Mamoru Yoshida

YAMAHA CORPORATION

Executive Officer
General Manager, Sound Network Division

Yutaka "Richie" Hasegawa

Individual member names are omitted for personal information protection purposes.

2nd Meeting : Mar 13 (Thu), 2014 Tokyo
Reports on the progress of each subcommittee
Overall discussion and exchange of opinions

8th Term Subcommittees

1st Subcommittee : "How to Plan Middle/Long-Term Growth Strategy or New Business Strategy"
Leader Satoshi Uenoyama
Director, Managing Executive Officer, R&D Center Chief
(SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD)
Facilitator Tadahiko Abe
Senior Fellow(Fujitsu Research Institute)
Members 18 Companies
2nd Subcommittee : "Search for New Trend of R&D Grobalization"
Leader Dr. Tamotsu Yoshida
Director, Director General of Technology Administration
(NIPPON KOEI CO., LTD)
Sub-leader Masayuki Kinouchi
Managing Executive Officer, General Manager
Corporate Research & Development ( Ube Industries, Ltd.)
Members 19 Companies
3rd Subcommittee : "How to make use of New Marketing Methodology in R&D "
Leader Junji Watari, Ph.D.
Director of Value Creation Division (SAPPORO BREWERIES LTD.)
Sub-leader Kazushi Kuse, Ph.D.
Vice President IBM Research & Development - Japan (IBM Japan, Ltd.)
Members 15 Companies