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阪大フォトニクスデイ (Photonics Day )

posted Nov 7, 2012, 5:30 PM by parc osaka   [ updated May 16, 2013, 9:07 PM ]

平成24年11月7日(水)大阪大学フォトニクスセンターにてフォトニクスデイ2012が開催されました。今回のフォトニクスデイは、「大学を活用して革新的な新製品を生み出すための日」と題し、第一部では、シリコンバレーでの企業経験豊富なProf. Thomas M. Baer(スタンフォード大学フォトニクス研究センター長、OSA元会長)、小説「下町ロケット」に登場する敏腕弁護士のモデルである鮫島正洋弁護士(内田・鮫島法律事務所)にご講演いただきました。
第二部では、「フォトニクスの缶詰工場へのご招待」として、センター長 河田聡によるフォトニクスキャナリーのコンセプト、概要説明に続いて、フォトニクスセンター入居企業の方々にもご講演いただきました。

Photonics Day 2012, titled ‘Days Dedicated to Creating Innovative New Products Utilizing the University’ was held on Wednesday November 7, at the University’s Photonics Center. Speakers for the first part were Professor Thomas M. Baer, Executive Director of the Stanford Photonics Research Center (SPRC) at Stanford University and former President of the Optical Society of America (OSA) who has vast experience in starting up new businesses in Silicon Valley, and Mr. Masahiro Samejima (Uchida & Samejima Law Firm), the attorney on whom the competent lawyer appearing in Jun Ikeido’s award-winning novel Shitamachi Rocket was based. In the second part titled ‘An Invitation to the Photonics Cannery,’ the Center’s Executive Director Professor Satoshi Kawata explained the concept and gave an outline of the Photonics Cannery, followed by speeches from representatives of the Center’s partner companies. In the third part, the Photonics Cannery equipment that enables entities ranging from large companies to individuals to create new optics and photonics products, equipment, devices and services was introduced, and the participants must have gained an understanding of the Cannery’s attraction. Due to space constraints, the number of participants this year was limited to 70 people although the actual number of applications was much higher. We thank all those who participated as well as those who sent in application


Nov 21, 2012, 5:40 PM