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Cooperative Projects between Industry and Academia

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Industry-academia Cooperative Projects

The Graduate School of Medicine is actively promoting cooperative projects between industry and academia.
A total of 158 joint research and commissioned research programs were under way at the school in academic 2015.

Center to support industry-academia cooperative projects

Current industry-academia cooperative projects

Number of Grants from Outside the University

  Fiscal Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Joint Research 27 22 25 25 34
Commissioned Research 29 40 54 93 124
Total 56 62 79 118 158

Endowed Departments

(As of April 1, 2017)

Departments Endowment Periods Contributors, Titles Omitted, Organization Name Only
Women's Health Educational System Jun.1, 2008 – Mar.31, 2018 Hokkaido Prefectural Welfare Federation of Agricultural Cooperative
Ocular Circulation and Metabolism Apr.1, 2010 – Mar.31, 2019 Nidec Co., Ltd.
Transplant Surgery Jan.1, 2011 – Dec.31, 2020 Medical System Network Co., Ltd.
Mutoh Co., Ltd.
Advanced Therapeutic Research for Sports Medicine Jan.1, 2014 – Dec.31, 2018 Mutoh Co., Ltd.
Smith & Nephew Endoscopy KK
Olympus Terumo Biomaterials Corp.
Yufu Itonaga Co., Ltd.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Apr.01, 2014 – Mar.31, 2019 Sapporo City

Patents Owned by Juridical Persons, Etc.

Patent Registration
Numbers based on lead inventor affiliation

(As of April 1, 2016)

Department Number of Patents Owned
Domestic Foreign
Graduate School of Medicine 15 (6) 35 (27)
Countries/Regions Number of Patents Owned
Asia China 4( 2)
India 1( 1)
Korea 2( 2)
Oceania Australia 3( 3)
New Zealand 2( 2)
Europe France 2( 1)
Germany 2( 1)
Italian Republic 1( 1)
Spain 1( 1)
Switzerland 1( 1)
United Kingdom 2( 1)
North America Canada 1( 1)
U.S.A. 7( 4)
South America Mexico 2( 2)
Middle East State of Israel 2( 2)
Africa South Africa 2( 2)
Total 35(27)

Figures in parentheses indicate numbers of joint applications included

Employment/Hosting of Students and Postdoctoral Fellows (Fiscal Year 2015)

Classification Qualification Number of Employed Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists
(JSPS)
DC1 3
DC2 4
PD 2
RPD 1
Total 10