Waseda Univ To Hold Monthly Technology
The Nikkei Industrial Daily (Aug.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Waseda University will launch
operations in October to help facilitate the exchange of commercially
viable technology across national boundaries.
The university will hold monthly technology exchange
conferences. There, participants, including technology brokerage
firms and others from Japan, the U.S., China and South Korea,
will present technology. This will enable other participants to
broker the sale of technology mises to be commercially viable
to companies in their own countries. In addition, other firms
and organizations seeking to buy and sell technology can participate
as paying members.
In the event that a technology transfer agreement
is signed as a result of a technology exchange conference, Waseda
University will receive a certain percentage of the value of the
The operations will be under the control chiefly
of Takeru Ohe, a professor at Waseda University. Meetings will
be held in Shillman Hall, located on the campus of the School
of Science and Engineering in the ward of Shinjuku. Technology
brokerage firms and other participants in the project will be
allowed to establish offices there.
Individual members will pay an annual fee of
20,000 yen, and businesses and other organizations will pay about
100,000 yen a year.