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Jun Otomo, Ph.D.

Jun Otomo, Ph.D.

Chief Engineer, Healthcare Business Management Division, Hitachi High-Tech Corporation

Jun Otomo, Ph.D.

After graduating from university, he studied at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Germany. After returning to Japan, he was a special researcher for basic science at RIKEN (first term).
He then joined the advanced Research Laboratories, Hitachi, Ltd. where he was engaged in JST's "PRESTO" research. In addition, he promoted the establishment of a new business in the life science field.
In April 2018, he was transferred to the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), where he was in charge of research funding, etc. In April 2018, he became the theme leader of the COCN (Council on Competitiveness-Nippon) for promoting "Industrial Application of iPS Cells" and formulated proposals for this purpose.
Until March 2024, he chairs the Supporting Industry Committee of the Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM). He holds a Ph.D.

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