company

About

会社概要

Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd. was established in October 2019 as a spin-off from Kyoto University.
Technologies developed at Kyoto University from over 40 years of world-leading fusion technology R&D will be further developed and utilized to accelerate the realization of commercial fusion.

Company
profile

会社概要
Company name Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd.
Street address 5-24 Gokashohirano, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan
Representative’s
name
Taka Nagao
Establishment October 1, 2019
Business content Research and development, design and manufacture of parts related to fusion reactors, export of equipment and components, etc

Team

メンバー
Taka Nagao
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Taka Nagao graduated from MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Kyoto University in 2007. He then joined Arthur D. Little Japan where he was involved in implementation and development of medium-term management plans, new business development and innovation strategies for various manufacturing and infrastructure companies. In 2010, he joined Eneris, a venture-capital company, where he led management planning, business development, sales and public relations, and contributed to the company’s public listing on to the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2013. As the general manager of corporate planning division, he further took charge of capital and business alliance and mid-term management planning for the company.

Taka Nagao graduated from MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Kyoto University in 2007. He then joined Arthur D. Little Japan where he was involved in implementation and development of medium-term management plans, new business development and innovation strategies for various manufacturing and infrastructure companies. In 2010, he joined Eneris, a venture-capital company, where he led management planning, business development, sales and public relations, and contributed to the company’s public listing on to the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2013. As the general manager of corporate planning division, he further took charge of capital and business alliance and mid-term management planning for the company.

Satoshi Konishi小西 哲之
Co-Founder & Chief Fusioneer

Professor Satoshi Konishi graduated from doctoral course at the Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, and joined the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute. Engaged in fusion reactor engineering, tritium engineering, fusion reactor design, and ITER project. In 2008, he was Director of the Kyoto University Research Institute for Sustainable Science, 2009, Chairman of the ITER Test Blanket Planning Committee, and 2012, Representative of Japan. Professor, Institute of Energy Science and Engineering, Kyoto University.

Professor Satoshi Konishi graduated from doctoral course at the Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, and joined the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute. Engaged in fusion reactor engineering, tritium engineering, fusion reactor design, and ITER project. In 2008, he was Director of the Kyoto University Research Institute for Sustainable Science, 2009, Chairman of the ITER Test Blanket Planning Committee, and 2012, Representative of Japan. Professor, Institute of Energy Science and Engineering, Kyoto University.

Richard Pearsonリチャード ピアソン
Co-Founder & Chief Innovator

Dr Richard Pearson completed his doctoral degree (PhD) in fusion innovation at The Open University, United Kingdom in 2020, and now serves in a strategic role as Chief Innovator. Richard holds an MSc in Nuclear Engineering from Imperial College London (2015) and a BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Swansea University (2014). His research has focused on fusion technology innovation, strategy and policy, including on tritium breeding blanket technology. Richard also works as an international consultant advising on fusion innovation, policy and strategy.

Dr Richard Pearson completed his doctoral degree (PhD) in fusion innovation at The Open University, United Kingdom in 2020, and now serves in a strategic role as Chief Innovator. Richard holds an MSc in Nuclear Engineering from Imperial College London (2015) and a BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Swansea University (2014). His research has focused on fusion technology innovation, strategy and policy, including on tritium breeding blanket technology. Richard also works as an international consultant advising on fusion innovation, policy and strategy.

Nobuhiro Yagi八木 信宏
Director

Dr Nobuhiro Yagi earned a PhD in pharmaceutical Sciences and worked for pharmaceutical industry for 18 years. He also served as a scientist for several academic research institutes such as Kyoto University, RIKEN, Tokyo University, and UC San Diego. He has obtained extensive experience in the planning and management of open innovation through industry-academia collaboration and in the development of intellectual property strategies in considering commercialization. Currently he is Senior Officer, and Head of the investment department at KYOTO-iCAP.

Dr Nobuhiro Yagi earned a PhD in pharmaceutical Sciences and worked for pharmaceutical industry for 18 years. He also served as a scientist for several academic research institutes such as Kyoto University, RIKEN, Tokyo University, and UC San Diego. He has obtained extensive experience in the planning and management of open innovation through industry-academia collaboration and in the development of intellectual property strategies in considering commercialization. Currently he is Senior Officer, and Head of the investment department at KYOTO-iCAP.

Vacancies

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Location

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Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan
(to be relocated by the end of 2020)