Kanagawa Prefecture Seminar on Healthcare New Frontier in Japan

ME-BYO: Building a Better Future through Behavior Change

Topic for the year 2019: Plan to Launch the Health Innovation School in 2019


18:00 Doors open
[Part I: Seminar]
18:30-18:50 (20 min.) Opening Address and Presentation on “Innovative Healthcare Policy of Kanagawa”

“ME-BYO Concept for Overcoming the Challenges of a Super-aged Society”
(Mr. Yasuo Otani, Advisor to the Governor, Kanagawa Prefectural Government)

“ME-BYO Technology and Innovation Promotion”
(Ms. Kumiko Miyasaka, Executive Director of International Strategy, Healthcare New Frontier Promotion Headquarters Office, Kanagawa Prefectural Government)
18:50-19:10 (20 min.) Presentation on the Activities in the State of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
“Technology Transfer ‘made by’ Innovationsallianz Baden Württemberg”
(Prof. Dr. Hugo Hämmerle, Spokesman of the Innovationsallianz Baden Württemberg (innBW))
19:10-19:25 (15 min.) Presentation on ME-BYO Technology (1)
“Current Status and Future Prospects of Voice Biomarkers”
(Prof. Shinichi Tokuno, Project Associate Professor, Dept. of Voice Analysis of Pathophysiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)

“Epidemiology of locomotive syndrome, sarcopenia, and frailty: The Research on Osteoarthritis/Osteoporosis Against Disability (ROAD) study”
(Prof. Noriko Yoshimura, Project Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine for Locomotive Organ Disorders, 22nd Century Medical and Research Center, The University of Tokyo)
19:25-19:40 (15 min.) Presentation on ME-BYO Technology (2)
“Tackling Fatigue - The key to Disease prevention,‘Replenishing vigor'”
(Dr. Hideki Katano, Vice-President, Venex Co., Ltd.)
19:40-19:55 (15 min.) Open Innovation in Kanagawa and CYBERDYNE Case Study
“Challenge of innovation ecosystem in Shonan”
(Mr. Takatoshi Kuno, Science and Technology Coordinator, Kanagawa Institute of Industrial Science and Technology)
[Part 2. Get-Together Buffet]
20:00 Exhibition booths, Displays, and Hands-on experience
21:00 Closing Address