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Special Program: Knowledge Manufacturing Ignition Theme

【超異分野学会 2024 東京・関東大会】特別企画:知識製造イグニッション募集テーマ決定

(Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President and CCO: Jyo Inoue) will hold the Tokyo-Kanto Conference of the Association for Transdisciplinary Research 2024 on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2024 under the conference theme "Symbiosis and Emergence. As a special program within the conference, "Knowledge Manufacturing Ignition," a program to create collaborative projects among participants, will be held in cooperation with Sumitomo Real Estate Development Co.

Knowledge Manufacturing Ignition (Ignition: ignition, ignition) is a program that aims to create new research projects among participants from different fields and industries, including researchers, venture companies, and business companies. The project initiators will be asked to concretize in a single slide the collaborative project proposal that emerged from the dialogue at the venue and present it at the pitch planning session in the morning of DAY 2 (March 9). The projects selected by the partner companies will be materialized with the assistance of RIVANES.

Metagen Corporation, Sumitomo Realty & Development, Yamagata University, and LIPIDOME LAB will participate in this conference as Knowledge Manufacturing Ignition Partners, and will engage in discussions with you to create and materialize your projects.

Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference 2024 TOKYO

<Themes Wanted

(1) Sumitomo Realty & Development Award: All kinds of collaborative hypotheses that contribute to enhancing the value of the facility
Partner: Sumitomo Real Estate Development Co.

Sumitomo Fudosan will open a new incubation office for startups, "Growth Iidabashi". By supporting technology development, business collaboration, and service introduction, we aim to create a space where startups can continue to grow. Please hit us with themes that will lead to demonstration tests using the incubation office and various collaborative hypotheses that will contribute to enhancing the value of the facility.

(2) Metagen Award: Any linkage hypothesis that increases the value of flights
Partner: Metagen, Inc.
Ideas for creating good flights (high value flights)
・Ideas for gut improvement and design
Ideas related to health data sensing, etc.

At Metagen, we believe that research and business development based on the concept of "stratified healthcare based on individual intestinal environment" and beyond that "intestinal design ®️" is important to maintain the health and prevent diseases of each and every individual. We are committed to creating a society in which stool = brown jewelry is positively accepted as something of value. We welcome your flexible and innovative ideas to help us realize this goal.

Yamagata University Prize: Idea for manufacturing using "4D printer," a time-based modeling technology
Partner: Yamagata University

4D printers use materials that change shape in response to changes in the external environment, such as heat, light, and magnetic forces, and are being studied as the next manufacturing method after 3D printers. We are working on research and development of the basic technology for 4D printers and hope to create new research themes that will lead to the next generation of manufacturing by fusing your ideas with our research. We are looking forward to receiving your applications.

(4) Lipidome Lab Award: Any collaboration hypothesis that expands the value of lipids
Partner: Lipidome Labs, Inc.

Lipidome Lab is a company that designs new business models based on the discovery, understanding, and control of lipids, which are indispensable for our health and life. With the concept of "challenging the possibilities of lipids," we aim to create a society in which the value of lipids changes the value of things, and create businesses that contribute to solving social issues. Please come and put your various collaborative hypotheses to the test.

(5) Hyperdisciplinary Award: All kinds of collaborative hypotheses for the development of science and technology and contribution to the earth
Partner: LIVERNESS Co.

With the theme of "more experimental projects," LIVERNESS will try out as many small, detailed projects as possible, as quickly as possible, to generate many unprecedented project seeds to solve problems. We look forward to a variety of collaborative hypotheses that can only be realized by a super interdisciplinary team.

<Participation Process

STEP1 [DAY1] Discussion of collaboration ideas
3/8 (Fri.) 11:00-12:30 Poster & Booth Core Time
On the day of the conference, we will hold discussions among ignition partner companies and participants during the poster and booth core time to deepen the ideas.
● You can discuss directly with the person in charge at the booth of ignition partner companies in the exhibition hall.
Friday, 3/8, 17:30-18:30 Knowledge Manufacturing Ignition Workshop @ Session Room A
● Discussion and consultation will be available to deepen the ideas that emerged during the Poster & Booth Core Time and to complete the entry process.
● For each prize you wish to enter, a Liberace communicator will help you brush up on your idea. This is open to those who are interested but have not yet finalized their ideas.
● Discussions with Ignition partner company representatives are also available.
STEP2 [DAY 1] Main Entry and Selection
Friday, March 8, 19:00 Deadline
● You are invited to enter collaboration ideas deepened through discussions.
Collaboration among participants is welcome.
Entry forms will be announced in advance and on the day of the event.
3/8 (Fri.) 19:30- Notification of selection results
From the applications received, individuals and teams will be selected to present at the special session on the following day, and all entrants will be notified.
STEP3 [DAY2] 3-minute short pitch (+ Q&A) in the session
3/9 (Sat) 10:10-11:00 Special Session "Knowledge Manufacturing Ignition" @ Main Hall
All applicant teams will be asked to present their ideas for collaboration during the session. (Selection may be made in case of a large number of applicants.)
● In addition to Ignition partner companies, other participants and government players are in the audience, and by sharing ideas to a large audience, it is easier to involve the community and gain support for realization.
STEP4【DAY2】 Announcement of results and awards
3/9 (Sat) 17:30-18:00 Closing Ceremony
Ignition Partners will announce the results of the judging and present awards.

Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference 2024 TOKYO

Conference Theme: Symbiosis and Emergence
Date: Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2024
Location: Bellesalle Shinjuku Grand Conference Center
(Sumitomo Fudosan Shinjuku Grand Tower 5F, 8-17-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo)
Planning: 209 poster booth presentations, 20 sessions, 35 research pitches
Convention URL:https://hic.lne.st/schedule/tokyo2024/

<Registration for attendance and participation is now open.

We look forward to welcoming many people from academia, venture companies, large corporations, town factories, local governments, junior high and high school students, and others to the Hyperdifferent Fields Conference.
Click here to register to attend or participate.

<Contact us
Research and Development Division, Liverness Corporation (Nakajima, Inoue, Nishimura)
TEL: 03-5227-4198
e-mail : [email protected]