Tsukuba University: The Role of Academia in Innovation

When: August 29, 2019, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Venture Cafe, One Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA

Join and connect with entrepreneurs–in digital health and information tech–from the Tsukuba Univ., as well as with venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and academic researchers from the Boston area.

Join and connect with entrepreneurs–in digital health and information tech–from the University of Tsukuba, as well as with venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and academic researchers from the Boston area. It will be a unique occasion to explore opportunities in ecosystems of not only Boston but also Japan, whose society is changing with one of the fastest aging rate offering diverse business opportunities, though still striving to build an effective ecosystem as compared to Boston. Located at the heart of the biggest science city in Japan, University of Tsukuba’s early startups have raised a total of more than 100M $ since 2017, ranking among the top in Japanese universities, so that the university now seeks to further promote innovation by startups in collaboration with the Boston area by setting up an activity base at CIC. Who should attend? • Investors seeking to meet innovative, leading tech startups • Companies looking for strategic alliance opportunities with Japan • Other ecosystem players and students August 29th, 2019 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Venture Café, CIC Cambridge One Broadway, 5th Floor Cambridge, MA 02142 Admission is free and the event will be held in English. Please see below for more information. Venture Café website https://venturecafecambridge. org/event/718192/  University of Tsukuba website English: https://www.sanrenhonbu. tsukuba.ac.jp/en/utnight_ 20190829e/  Japanese: https://www.sanrenhonbu. tsukuba.ac.jp/utnight_ 20190829/  Flyer https://www.sanrenhonbu. tsukuba.ac.jp/wp/en/wp- content/uploads/2019/08/ f8299f5bd188d2dbae195986fdaaa5 26.pdf

**Please note the location is on the 5th floor of CIC Cambridge. The website for Univ. of Tsukuba and the flyer incorrectly say 14th floor**

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