EU-Japan collaborative industrial innovation

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    01/12/2020 - 17:00
    Japan, Tokyo
    01/12/2020 - 18:30
    EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

Technology Transfer Helpdesk, and the EU Delegation to Japan, also in cooperation with EURAXESS Japan, to be held on December 1st, 2020,from 5pm JST to 7pm JST.


When: December 1st, 2020


Zoom webinar. Direct link will be sent to the attendees after the

registration. Please make sure to have the Zoom app installed to have

access to the webinar if you want to have access to the interpretation


Cost: free participation

Language: English/Japanese (with interpretation channel on Zoom)



17:00-17:10       Welcome and opening remarks by Dr. Philippe de Taxis du Poët, Managing Director, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, and Minister Counsellor, EU Delegation to Japan


Presentation Sessions of EU-Japan business cooperation cases


17:10-17:25       Title: Enabling the new space economy: the benefits of space logistics


Topic: the

exponentially growing new space market is facing severe bottlenecks

preventing satellite operators to optimize their revenues and

operational costs. D-Orbit provides the fastest delivery of satellites

into the right operational slot in orbit, in one or more orbit. ION

cargo services include small satellite transportation and delivery,

in-orbit demonstration and validation of innovative technologies for

startups and research institutions, advanced services for operating

constellations. D-Orbit has recently signed an agreement with Marubeni

Corporation and Interstellar Technologies Inc. to study the development

of an agile satellite release system based on D-Orbit’s InOrbit NOW



Speaker:            Mr. Luca Rossettini, CEO, D-Orbit, Italy.


17:25-17:40       Title: Robot as a Service for inspection and maintenance of infrastructures


Topic:  Hibot, with its robotic solutions, is helping its customers with

obtaining their digital transformation, in particular for complete asset

data management and failure prediction. The new snake like robot, Float

Arm, developed for operations inside petrochemical plants, will be

introduced together with its first field deployments within a

collaboration with a major European chemical group.


 Speaker:           Mr. Michele Guarnieri, CEO, hibot, Japan.


17:40-17:55       Title: New health-creation system beyond treatment – preventative health tools for lifelong health


Topic: Nightingale

Health’s preventative blood testing technology, backed by years of

scientific research, provides unique health data otherwise invisible in

standard tests. By combining pioneering technology and science, we are

enabling a health system that predicts and prevents chronic illnesses

and gives everyone the tools to live a healthy life. In collaboration

with Japanese partners, Nightingale Health is now bringing it’s

preventative health services also for the Japanese society and



Speaker:            Ms. Ida Tuononen, Business Manager, Nightingale Health, Finland


17:55-18:10       Title: Global business and collaboration on an eco-friendly foamed glass “Porous Alpha”


Topic: The

innovative foamed glass “Porous Alpha”, recycled from waste glass

developed by a Japanese company “Tottori Resource Recycling, Inc”, is

introduced to EU countries in cooperation with a venture company in

Portugal “Better to Earth Lda.”. The presentation covers their

partnership not only to export the product from Japan to Europe but also

to develop the new technology and manufacturing base covering the third

region such as Africa and the Middle East.


Speaker:            Ms. Maki Sawada, International Business, Tottori Resource Recycling, Inc., Japan


18:10-18:50       Panel discussion



Luca Rossettini (D-Orbit)

Michele Guarnieri (HiBot)

Ida Tuononen (Nightinghale Health)

Maki Sawada (Tottori Resource Recycling)

Judit Erika Magyar (Country representative, EURAXESS Japan: researcher mobility, career development and scientific collaboration between Europe and the world)




Mr. Luca Escoffier, Project Manager, EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk


18:50-19:00       Closing Remarks by Dr. Gediminas Ramanauskas, First Counsellor, Head of the Science, Innovation, Digital and Other EU Policies Section, Delegation of the European Union to Japan.


To register, please click here

Thank you for your time and we very much look forward to your participation in this event.

Kind regards,

Your Technology Transfer Helpdesk Team