Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 13:30 to 15:00

Watch entrepreneurs battle it out at the OIST Startup Pitch Competition and cast your vote for the "Audience Choice Award". Free coffee and snacks.

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Center Building, C209


Friday, November 18, 2022 - 14:30 to 16:00

Join the staff of the Technology Development & Innovation Center for free coffee and snacks and ask them how OIST can help support innovative ideas, prototyping, starting a business, and more. Come any time between 3 pm-4 pm and bring your coffee cup, mask, and boundless curiosity.


Friday, November 4, 2022 - 11:00 to 12:00

Fireside chat with Dr. Solange Massa, the founder and CEO of Ecoatoms, a NASA supported company developing the next generation biomaterials, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices in space.


Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 16:00 to 17:00

Are you a passionate inventor? Are you driven to invent technology to help people in need? Then you are going to be excited and inspired by listening to our next entrepreneur’s story!

Stephen Estelle is going to share his entrepreneurship story with the Innovators Society. Stephen is the CEO and founder of Estelle Ingenuity, and Technician in the Embodied Cognitive Science Unit at OIST.


Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 16:00 to 17:00

The Innovators Society is hosting a fireside chat with Japan-centric Angel Investors- Hiroaki Watatani and Yuki Shirato.

In contrast to venture capitalists, angel investors are typically wealthy individuals who invest their own money in early-stage startups in exchange for ownership equity or convertible debt.


Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 16:00 to 17:00

The Innovators Society is back with exciting talks and workshops for the rest of the year!

For the first talk this summer, please join us to listen to Dr. Benjamin Heidt, who is currently a postdoc in Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics at OIST, and Co-founder of a science education-based startup FLUIGO, based in Maastricht, Netherlands.

We will also have some light snacks during the meeting!


Friday, July 8, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

AgVenture Lab and OIST will hold a startup event to promote innovation in food, agriculture, and life. Language: Japanese Registration required (Deadline July 6)

食と農とくらしのイノベーションを考えるスタートアップイベント。日本語。事前登録制(締切 7月6日)。


Friday, December 10, 2021 - 13:00 to 16:30

OIST Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Eli Lyons, is holding office hours on Friday afternoons for anyone interested in working with industry or starting their own company. He also serves as a resource on various programs available to OIST to support researchers at the beginning of their entrepreneurial journey.


Friday, December 3, 2021 - 12:00

OIST×Beyond Next Venturesのパートナーシップによって生まれた協調投資スキームOBI-Hubをより皆様に知っていただくべく、インフォメーションセッションを設けます。


Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

パネリスト: 北野宏明教授(OIST教授、ソニーCSLのCEO)、ジョナサン・ソロモン氏(BiomX社のCEO)、佐竹晃太氏(CureApp社CEO、医師)、ギル・グラノットマイヤー副学長

モデレーター: ローレン・ハー准副学長