[ Partner's Online Event] Ritsumeikan APU 2021FA Lecture Series on Entrepreneurship


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The EDGE-NEXT Program is a government-backed project to develop students’ entrepreneurial ability. APU participates in this program in collaboration with Ritsumeikan University, Kyushu University, etc. This semester, we are holding series of lectures on entrepreneurship as follows. All interested students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend!

Details about Lecture 2 onwards will be separately announced. Please regularly check Campus Terminal for updates.

Lecture 1

  • Theme: Formation and Utilization of Collaboration in Venture Companies: A Case study of a University-launched Bio-venture (SCAD)
  • Speaker: Dr. Kensuke Kato, CEO
  • Stem Cell & Device Laboratory, Inc. (SCAD)
  • Date&Time: October 27, 2021 (Wed.), 18:00 - 19:40
  • Language: Japanese (interpretation in English available)
  • Venue: Zoom
  • Prior registration is required. Please register from the link below before the start of the event (18:00 on Oct. 27). After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the meeting ID so please keep a copy of that email!

Lecture 2

  • Theme: The Significance of University-Based Entrepreneurship and Regional Development
  • Speaker: Mr. Kensei Sumita CEO, Academic Industry Research Inc
  • Date&Time: November 10, 2021 (Wed.), 18:00 - 19:40

Lecture 3

  • Theme: Aiming for a University-launched Start-up? How to think about people, goods, and money (AFI case study)"
  • Speaker: Dr. Takaharu Enjoji, CEO AFI Corporation
  • Date&Time: November 17, 2021 (Wed.), 18:00 - 19:40

Lecture 4

  • Theme: Entrepreneurial Creativity
  • Speaker: Kimiko Miyazaki, Specially Appointed Professor
  • College of International Management APU
  • Date&Time: November 24, 2021 (Wed.), 18:00 - 19:40

We look forward to seeing many of you!


Kind regards,


EDGE Coordinators

Academic Office