University of Tokyo

Shingo Kano

Professor / Division of Biosciences, Univ. Tokyo

Project Professor / Division of Biosciences,

Department of Medical Genome Sciences / / Course of Intellectual Property in Bioscience/ / Innovation Research in Advanced Medicine

Masaru Yarime

Professor / Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo

Professor of Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance (STIG), Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo

Honorary Reader, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), University College London (UCL)

Akira Morita

Programme Officer RISTEX

Akira Morita graduated from Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo in1976. He worked as a Professor, Faculty of Law and Economics, Chiba University, after which as Professor at The University of Tokyo for Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, Faculty of Law and Graduate School of Public Policy, of which he was Dean from 2004 to 2008. He was the 1st Director of Policy Alternatives Research Institute, University of Tokyo, from 2008 to 2010, and Senior Fellow from 2010. He also serves as Chairman of Central Social Insurance Medical Council from 2011.

Taketoshi Taniguchi

Professor/UTokyo Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI)

Dr. Taketoshi Taniguchi is a Professor at UTokyo Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI), the University of Tokyo. Prior to joining UOT in 2012, he was the Director of the Socio-Economic Research Center at the Central Research Institute of the Electric Power Industry from 2005-2010. He received his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1984. He also served since 2005 as a representative of HSE Risk C-cube, an NPO for risk communication and collaboration with the community. Dr.

Workshop programme


Technology Assessment:

a Stable Solution or Only Relevant Under Pressure?

Venue: RISTEX, Ichigaya, Tokyo (Japan)

Date: July 11th 2014


12:00        Get together / Welcome words from host RISTEX

13:00          Introduction into the workshop