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NU Tech Roundtable: Digital & Engineering AgTech

January 26, 2023 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nagoya University and Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc. will host a Roundtable for its 13th installment. This Roundtable will be focusing on Digital & Engineering AgTech. This year, speakers from Nagoya University, Gifu University, and North Carolina State University will present their cutting-edge technologies, with networking opportunities.

Panelists from N.C. PSI
Cranos Williams, Data-Driven Plant Science Platform Director
Alex Woodley, N.C. PSI-affiliated faculty

Technology Roundtable Series aims (1) to highlight some of the many innovative cutting-edge research technologies with promising commercial potential from NU and participating universities, and (2) to strengthen ties and networks among university and industry researchers, startups, and business development professionals from major and local companies.

The NU Tech Technology Roundtable Series is a joint technology marketing effort by Nagoya University (NU) and its US technology transfer office, Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc. (NU Tech), in cooperation with prestigious universities in RTP. The first Roundtable commenced in 2010. The Roundtable 2023 is the thirteenth event and the first one in person since COVID-19 Pandemic. This time the Roundtable focuses on Digital & Engineering AgTech, the field where agricultural bioscience, engineering, and data science intersect.


8:00 :  Registration open
8:40 – 8:50 :  Opening Remark (Dr. Akihiro Sasoh, Vice President, Nagoya University)
8:50 – 9:20 :  Keynote (Dr. Fabiano Pita, Principal Scientist, Global Head Biometrics, BASF Agricultural Solutions Seeds)
9:20 – 9:50 :  Presentation 1 (Dr. Daisuke Sugiura, Nagoya University)
9:50 – 10:20 :  Presentation 2 (Dr. Takashi Tanaka, Gifu University)
10:20 – 10:50 :  Networking
10:50 – 11:20 :  Presentation 3 (Dr. Alex Woodley, NC State University)
11:20 – 11:50 :  Presentation 4 (Dr. Cranos Williams, NC State University)
11:50 – 12:00 :  Closing Remark (Dr. Steven Lommel, Associate Dean, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, NC State University)
12:00 :  Networking Luncheon