The Technology Roundtable Series is a joint technology marketing effort by Nagoya University and its US technology transfer office, Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc. (NU Tech), in cooperation with local universities in RTP. The first Roundtable commenced in 2010. The Roundtable 2018 is the ninth event and focuses on AgBio technology.
Technology Roundtable Series aims (1) to highlight some of the many innovative cutting-edge research technologies with promising commercial potential from NU and participating local universities, and (2) to strengthen ties and networks among university and industry researchers, startups in RTP, and business development professionals from major and local companies.
8:00 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 8:40 Opening Remarks: Nagoya University
8:40 – 9:20 Keynote Speech: Dr. Fayaz Khazi, CEO, Elo Life Systems Inc.
9:20 – 9:50 Presentation (1) Dr. Toshinori Kinoshita, Professor, Institute of Transformative BioMolecules (ITbM), Nagoya University; Director, Center for Gene Research, Nagoya University
9:50 – 10:20 Presentation (2) Dr. Keiko Torii, Visiting Professor, ITbM, Nagoya University; Endowed Distinguished Professor, Biology Department, University of Washington
10:20 – 10:50 Networking
10:50 – 11:20 Presentation (3) Dr. Megan Andrews, Project Manager, Center for Integrated Fungal Research and Plant Soil Microbial Community Consortium, NC State University
11:20 – 11:50 Presentation (4) Dr. Paul S. Maddox, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, UNC Chapel Hill
11:50 – 12:00 Closing Remarks: Dr. Richard Linton, Dean, College Agriculture & Life Sciences
12:00– 1:00 Networking & Luncheon talk by K&L Gates LLP