Leading researchers and corporate executives in Japan participate in the judging process to help curate a well rounded and dynamic list.
Meet the Judges
Experts who evaluated each project in order to find the most talented people who are developing innovative technological solutions for the problems of modern society.
Professor, the University of Tokyo
Senior Fellow, Japan Science and Technology Agency
IBM Fellow and Chief Executive Director, The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
Professor, Keio University
President, Sapporo City University
H2L, Inc. CEO / Professor, The University of Ryukyus
Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo / Fellow, Deputy Director of Research, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.
Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
Principal Staff Scientist, Planetary Exploration Research Center, Chiba Institute of Technology
Professor, Waseda University and The University of Tokyo
Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo / Senior Principal Researcher, Earth System Division, The National Institute for Environmental Studies
Executive Manager, Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology (JFIT), UC San Diego / Managing Director, Kiyoizumi Advisory LLC
Chairperson of the Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine