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Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien
Kōjimachi Bldg. 2F
3-3-6 Kudan-Minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0074
Tel: 03 – 3222 5077, Fax: 03 – 3222 5420


Registration Info

The presentation will be given in English. The DIJ Business & Economics Study Group is intended as a forum for young scholars and Ph.D. candidates in the field of Business and Economics Studies. Everybody is welcome to attend, but you are kindly asked to register by July 11th with

University-Industry Collaboration in Japan

July 11, 2005 / 6.30 P.M.

Nobuya Fukugawa, Graduate School of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University

 Based on university-level data, characteristics of industry-university linkages in Japan were examined. The results of statistical analysis present a contrasting picture regarding the characteristics of knowledge interactions according to the size of industrial partners. On the one hand, on the basis of direct connections, university-based scientists with high research potential are linked with large firms in broad areas through highly interactive spill-over channels such as joint research. On the other hand, through intermediaries of liaison offices, university-based scientists with low research potential are linked with small firms, through less interactive spill-over channels such as technical consultation.

Short CV:
Dr. Nobuya Fukugawa is a postdoctoral fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, based at the Graduate School of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University. His recent interest in research include determinants, impacts, and support measures of cooperative R&D between new technology-based firms (NTBFs) and universities.