President, Tokyo University of Science
MIT REAP Team Tokyo’s regional focus is on the Tokyo metropolitan area. Tokyo University of Science is the backbone organization. The team is also represented by a strong corporate and government stakeholder group, including Fujitsu Ltd. and Ministry of Economy and Trade.
Tokyo E&I Center website: https://www.tus.ac.jp/research/venture/support/
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.EXPAND ALL
-Pool of innovators
-Education in tech and commercialization
-Funding for research
-Nature of established companies in region
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.EXPAND ALL
-Pool of entrepreneurs
-Quality of entrepreneurial education
-Accessibility of entrepreneurial capital (government, private, equity, debt, grants)
-New business creation policy
-Business law and business policy
-Government, corporate and consumer demand for new products and services