Life Science Innovation Network Japan(LINK-J)The Management Advisory Committee comprises experts from industry and academia who diligently employ their expertise and broad insight to support LINK-J's activities.The Committee also provides strategic advice to the Board of Directors.
Directors and Auditors
|Chairman of the Board||Hideyuki Okano, M.D., Ph.D.||Dean, Keio University Graduate School of Medicine Professor, Department of Physiology|
|Vice Chairman of the Board||Yoshiki Sawa, M.D., Ph.D.||Specially Appointed Professor, Osaka University
Director, Osaka Police Hpspital
|Director||Takashi Ueda||Managing Director, Senior Executive Managing Officer , Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.|
|Director||Akihiko Soyama||President and Chief Executive Officer of LINK-J|
|Auditor||Yutaro Kikuchi||Attorney at law, Kikuchi Sogo Law Office|
|Auditor||Shigeru Sugimoto||CEO, Sakura & Co.|
Management Advisory Committee Members
The Management Advisory Committee comprises experts from industry and academia who diligently employ their expertise and broad insight to support LINK-J's activities. The Committee also provides strategic advice to the Board of Directors.
|Special Advisor||Yoichiro Matsumoto, Dr. Eng.||Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo|
|Special Advisor||Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D.||Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) Kyoto University, Professor|
|Advisor||Takuro Ueda||Director, Office of Cooperative Research and Development, Tohoku University|
|Advisor||Shinji Ohnishi||Vice President Deputy Director General of Research and Industrial Collaboration Management office, Kyushu University|
|Advisor||Yasushi Okada||President, Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA)
Representative Corporate Officer, COO and Industry Affairs，Eisai Co., Ltd.
|Advisor||Hironori Kasahara, Ph.D.||Senior Executive Vice President for Research and IT Promotion, Waseda University|
|Advisor||Hidetoshi Kotera||Executive Director, RIKEN|
|Advisor||Ken-ichiro Hata, D.D.S., Ph.D.||Chairman, Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM)
President and CEO, Japan Tissue Engineering Co., Ltd. (J-TEC)
|Advisor||Toshiaki Higashihara||President & CEO, Hitachi, Ltd|
|Advisor||Sunao Manabe||President, The Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Associations of JAPAN (FPMAJ)
Representative Director, Member of the Board, President and CEO at Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.
|Advisor||Masaaki Mizuno, M.D., Ph.D.||Clinical Professor, Nagoya University Hospital Department of Advanced Medicine Center for Advanced medicine and Clinical Research Director|
|Advisor||Takayoshi Mimura||Chairman, the Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations|
Chairman of the Board，Terumo Corporation
|Advisor||Koji Murota||Executive Vice-President for Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration, Kyoto University|
|Advisor||Toshiya Watanabe, Ph.D.||The University of Tokyo Institute for Future Initiatives|
|Advisor||Masanobu Komoda||President and CEO, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.|