MEXT Inter-University Exchange Project, Hiroshima University

JAPAN-INDIA Online Student Workshop 2020


25th September 2020

Free of Charge / 100 Participants Maximum

studet symposium 2020

Hiroshima University will hold a online student symposium "Technologies for the Future". Discussion with young innovators will expand your possibilities and inspire your future career. Students who participated in Japan-India student exchange program will present and share their experiences. We hope this will promote networking between young students in Japan and India.


Neha Juneja (Co-founder of Greenway)

Ms. Juneja is the confounder of a social enterprise and Indian's largest manufacture and distributor of clean stove. She was recognized as one of India's most powerful women in business by Business Today & Economic Times. Awarded Elle Impact Award in 2016, the L'Oreal Award for Science & Innovation, 2013 Echoing Green Fellow.

Ken ENDO (CEO of Xiborg Co., Ltd.)

Dr. Endo works on the technology that rehabilitates and augments human physical capability, such as prostheses and orthoses for India. His team is now developing an athletic prosthesis in the 100m/200m sprint at the Tokyo Paralympic games in 2020. Chosen for Top innovators under 35 (MIT) and Young Global Leader 2014 (World Economic Forum).



Hiroshima University
Chihiro NAKATO
Hiroshima University

13:00 / Opening Remark

Shin-ich TATE
Executive and Vice-President (Research and Academia-Government-Community Collaboration), Hiroshima University

13:05 / Guest speech

B. Shyam
Consul General, Consulate General of India, Osaka-Kobe
Souvik Bhattacharyya
Vice-Chancellor, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

13:15 / Keynote Presentation

Starting and scaling a social enterprise

Neha Juneja
Co-founder, Greenway

14:05 / Student Presentation

Sakshi Pandey
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Abhinav Bhansali
Alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani​
Murugesh Munswamy
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Rupesh Kumar
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

14:25 / Break

14:35 / Keynote Presentation

Development and dissemination of affordable prosthetic technology in India

CEO, Xiborg Co., Ltd.

15:25 / Student Presentation

Yoshinari Kajishita
Hiroshima University
Akane Miki
Hokkaido University
Yume Saito
Gifu University

15:40 / General Comment

Usha Dixit
Counsellor (S&T), Embassy of India, Tokyo Japan
Yuji Nishikawa
Sakura Science Department International Relations and Cooperation Adviser,
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Emi Makino
Associate Professor, Entrepreneurship education division, Hiroshima University

15:55 / Closing Remarks

Swati Patankar
Dean (International Relations), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Akimasa Fujiwara
Vice-President (Academy of HU), Hiroshima University


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