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Special Contribution: Global Human Development through “Yokohama City University Overseas Internship”
A special contribution guest article from Sumire Daikai, a student from Yokohama City University, which dives into the university’s overseas internship efforts:
“Yokohama City University (YCU) has a slogan of “START IN YOKOHAMA, GO GLOBAL” and puts the focus on sending globally-minded people…” Read more.
Representatives from 9 North American and German Life Science companies were invited to Yokohama from October 8-10 earlier this month for the Regional Business Conference, the aim of which was to promote the city’s business environment and enable these companies to connect with major Japanese corporations from among Yokohama’s unique Life Innovation Platform network.
(Left) Shingo Potier, Impact HUB Tokyo, Co-Founder / w00rk LLC., CEO (Right) Tsuyoshi Aizawa, plan-A, CEO Shingo Potier is an expert on worldwide innovation and has been involved in creating a community in Japan based on “value”, and Tsuyoshi Aizawa is a former...
During the month of October, “Yokohama Gadget Festival 2019,” a new multi-stage public event to celebrate innovation will be held in Yokohama through a joint partnership with local SMEs, large corporations, and the city government. Filled with discussion panels, demo booths, and fun activities, this event presents a unique and invaluable opportunity for all attendees, including foreign visitors, to meet and network with some of the Japanese tech scene’s leading experts and innovators.