1st Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan
October 9, 2018
Report

Event Overview

Experts, companies, start-ups, VC, and government agencies etc.from all over the world gathered together to discuss on the effort and solution about super aged society.
●Disseminating the qualities of Japan’s services and R&D which contribute to super-aging societies.
●Creating matching opportunities between great innovation (seeds) all over the world and field in Japan (needs)

Organizer:Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan (METI)
Co-organizers:Office of Healthcare Policy, Cabinet Secretariat, Japan
                            Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
                           Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
Cooperation in Planning:Life Science Innovation Network Japan (LINK-J) / Aging Japan / 
Venues:Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall / Nihonbashi Life Science Hub

001.概要

The number of visitors:778(people)
• Introductory Session by Host:290
• Keynote Speeches:430
• Lunch Session:490
• Plenary Speech by Hosts:530
• Biotech:95
• Quality Digital Health:417
• Aging:383

Speakers:62 people
• Start-ups: 17 start-ups
Supporting companies / organizations: 66 organization
Co-Events:20 Events

Plenary Session

Hiroshige Seko: 
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

Speech on the theme of “Reliable Social Security Reform”

Masami Sakoi: 
Assistant Minister, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Introducing efforts of supporting ventures by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Masanobu Komoda: 
President and Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.

Introducing efforts of role of Link-J to produce new industries

Introductory Session by Host

002.開会挨拶_藤木

Greeting by the Organizer

Toshimitsu Fujiki : 
Director-General for Commerce and Service Industry Policy, METI

Introducing the advanced initiative approach all over the world, and expecting new collaboration beyond the industry to be produced in the world.

003.開会挨拶 江崎

Concept Introduction

Yoshihide Esaki : 
Deputy Director-General, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group, METI

Introducing concept of this summit entitled “Responding super aging society”

Keynote Speeches

Annika Saarikko
Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services, Finland

Yoshitake Yokokura
President, Japan Medical Association

Nigel Smith
Director, AARP Innovation LABS

Dessislava Dimitrova
Practice Lead, Health Systems Transformation, Health and Healthcare,World Economic Forum

Makoto Suematsu
President, Japan Agency for Medical Research and evelopment

John D. Halamka
Professor, International Healthcare Innovation, Harvard Medical School

Breakout Session
【Quality Digital Health】
Pitch Contest by Startup Companies

Pitch Contest Winners

Grand-PrixMilton Chen
Vsee(U.S.A.)

Link-J AwardFelix Baldauf-Lenscehn
Enlitic Inc.(U.S.A.)

Judge
・Jun Fukuyoshi: Founder & CEO, Cancerscan Inc.
・Tomotaka Goji: Managing Partner, President The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Co., Ltd.
・John D. Halamka: Professor, International Healthcare Innovation, Harvard Medical School
・Shinsuke Muto: Chairman, Integrity Healthcare Co., Ltd.
・Yumiko Nishimura: Health2.0  Director-Japan
・Akihisa Shiozaki: Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
・Hiroyuki Tsutsumi: President & CEO, Philips Japan Ltd.
・Sayaka Tomihara: Director, Medical and Assistive Device Industries Office, METI
・Yasuo Iimura:Director, Venture Support Strategy Office, Economic Affairs Division, Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Breakout Session
【Quality Digital Health】

Panel Discussion

Discussed on the attractiveness of pitch contest and future expectations for start-ups

【Moderator】
• Akihisa Shiozaki: Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

【Panelist】
・John D. Halamka : Professor, International Healthcare Innovation, Harvard Medical School
・Shinsuke Muto: Chairman, Integrity Healthcare Co., Ltd.
・Yumiko Nishimura: Health2.0  Director-Japan
・Minna Hendolin: Senior Director, Health and Well being, Business Finland
・Sayaka Tomihara: Director, METI

Breakout Session
【Aging】
Pitch Contest by Startup Companies

Pitch Contest Winners

Grand-PrixAtsushi Nakanishi
Triple W Japan K.K. (Japan)

Link-J AwardMichael Haralson
Video Visit Global Ltd. (Finland)

Link-J Award
Aging Japan Award
Kazuki Kaneko
Sound Fun Corporation (Japan)


特別賞:Mizuho Award
Masahiko Hara 
mediVR, Inc. (Japan)

Judge
・Yasuko Akutsu: Aging Japan 
・Dessislava Dimitrova: World Economic Forum
・Fumiaki Ikeno: Stanford University/MedVenture Partners, Inc
・Yoko Izumi: Japan Agency for Medical and Development (AMED)
・Florian Kohlbacher: Economist Corporate Network, North Asia
・Jukka Lähesmaa: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
・Nigel SmithAARP Innovation LABS
・Tomohiro Tange: INCJ, Ltd.
・Kazuo Tsubota: Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine
・Kazumi Nishikawa: METI
・Akira Miura: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Breakout Session
【Aging】

~Panel Discussion

Discussed the current problems for start-ups and the government, challenging in the future, and differences in feature by countries. 

【Moderator】
Fumiaki Ikeno: Research Associate, Stanford University

【Panelist】
・Nigel Smith: Director, AARP Innovation LABS
・Dessislava Dimitrova: Practice Lead, Health Systems Transformation, Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum
・Florian Kohlbacher: Director, Economist Corporate Network, North Asia
・Minna Hendolin: Senior Director, Health and Well being, Business Finland
・Jukka Lähesmaa: Senior Specialist, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
・Kazumi Nishikawa: Director, METI

Breakout Session
【Biotech】

Presentation

Masahiro Uemura:
 Director, METI

Yasuyuki Konuma: 
Executive Managing Director, Tokyo Stock Exchange,Inc. 

Michael Chan: 
Senior Vice President, HKEX

Panel Discussion
The Desirable Growth Strategy Both for Biotech and for Investors to Develop Medicines
【Coordinator】Keita Maeda: Deputy Director, Bio-Industry Division, METI
【Panelists】
・Masahiro Uemura: Director, Bio-Industry Division, METI
・Yasuyuki Konuma: Executive Managing Director, Tokyo Stock Exchange,
・Michael Chan: Senior Vice President, HKEX
・Taro Inaba: Managing Partner, REMIGES Ventures
・Ken Takanashi: Executive Vice President, Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, Ltd.
・Tomohiro Anzai: COO and Managing Partner, FAST TRACK  INITIATIVE,INC.
・Atsushi Seki: Executive Director, UBS Securities Japan Co., Ltd
・Hironoshin Nomura: Senior Analyst, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd

Networking Party

Start-ups, Supporitng Organization, and others, more than 200 people participated the Network Party

Koji Fujimoto:
Director of Cabinet Office

Annika Saarikko: 
Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services, Finland

Yutaka Hatori:
Japan Medical Association

Chizuru Suga:
WEF

Award Ceremony at the Networking Party

Grand-Prix【Quality Digital Health】033.受賞VSEEMilton Chen
Vsee(U.S.A.)

Grand-Prix【Aging】035.受賞 TRIPLE WAtsushi Nakanishi
Triple W Japan K.K. (Japan)

Link-J Award
/Aging Japan Award
036.受賞SOUNDFUNトリミングKazuki Kaneko
Sound Fun Corporation (Japan)


Link-J Award
037.受賞VIDEO-VISITトリミングMichael Haralson
Video Visit Global Ltd. (Finland)


Mizuho Award
035.受賞-TRIPLE-W

Masahiko Hara 
mediVR, Inc. (Japan)

Lunch Session

“Creating Well Aging Society” : Our Approach in Japan, Singapore, and USA
(Produced by Aging Japan×Aging2.0)

“To build the Aging Business from Japan”
Natsuki Goto
Chief Executive Officer, SMS CO,LTD

“The future of Aging Business in Asia”
Janice Chia
Founder & Managing Director, Ageing Asia Alliance, Singapore

“Well Aging Community created at Senior Planet in New York”
Thomas Kamber
Executive Director of Older Adults Technology Services

WHILL Beyond Personal Mobility
Satoshi Sugie
CEO, WHILL, Inc.