University-Business Innovation Center

Tetsuhiko IkegamiShigeaki TsunoyamaIsao Sugiyai
Tetsuhiko Ikegami
Shigeaki Tsunoyama
Isao Sugiyai
Visiting Professor
For the purpose of promotion of activities in university-industry cooperation, the University-Business Innovation Center (UBIC), which was designed to facilitate contacts for university-industry cooperation was established in April of 2002, and opened to local communities and industry. Personnel of UBIC includes one professor exclusively employed for this center, three faculty members who are concurrently employed at other positions at the University, two visiting professors, one Coordinator for University-Industry Cooperation, one Advisor for Intellectual Property Management, and four administrative staff members. A wide range of activities has been conducted, including promotion of cooperative research with the private sector, provision of research space, progressive support towards creation of innovative industry in local communities, organizing of university-industry forums,etc.
  Activities in detail:
  • Visit to companies and consultation for cooperative research: as necessary
  • Rent of Research Development Rooms: to four companies
  • Organizing of University-Industry forums: ten times
  • Participation in Business Creation Tohoku 2003 Exhibition: three research themes
  • Organizing of UBIC Training Seminars: three times
  • Organizing of "One-day Trial" Seminars: three times