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
IBM Fellow and Chief Executive Director, The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
President, Sapporo City University
H2L, Inc. CEO / Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of the Ryukus / Professor, Department of Systems Innovation,School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
Director, 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
Vice Chairperson and Representative Director, Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine