Company Profile

Name iPS Academia Japan, Inc.
Established June 25, 2008
Approved TLO Approved as of January 22, 2016 as an official technology licensing organization under the "Law for Promoting University-Industry Technology Transfer"
Location 207 International Science Innovation Building East Wing Kyoto University 36-1 Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501 Japan
Capital JPY 100 million
President & CEO Mitsuomi Shirahashi
Director Osamu Yoshida, M.D., Ph.D. (Professor emeritus, Kyoto University, Former president, iPS Academia Japan, Inc., & President, Tenri Health Care University)
Director Shinsuke Morisawa, Ph.D. (Professor emeritus, Kyoto University & Assistant Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University)
Director Shuzo Kudo
Corporate Auditor Yoshito Fujikawa (Attorney/patent Lawyer, Yodoyabashi&Yamagami LPC)
Scientific Adviser Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D. (Director, Center for iPS Cells Research and Application, Kyoto University)
Business description
  • Management of patents and other intellectual property relating to stem cells, mainly iPS cells, and licensing of the right to use them
  • Patent support of iPS cell technologies
  • Dissemination of patent information related to iPS cell technologies
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