Osaka Prefecture University
- Design-type system thinking exercises
- Regional collaboration
Osaka Prefecture University provides exercises that would substantiate entrepreneur development by introducing “industry drawn type” high-level talent development system, cultivation tool for “kotozukuri* thinking,” design thinking and ideation skills. In Advanced course, participants are supported multilaterally on their business startups through practical exercises that utilize individual research results, organically and seamlessly constructing base for innovation ecosystem.
*kotodukuri = ability to look at complicated things from a panoramic view
We aim to develop talents with following abilities.
This project specializes in development of high-level researchers into virtual entrepreneurs with “Knowledge Platform of MOT (Management of Technology)” and “Industrialization / Business Startup Support Platform,” and strives to form a base for innovation ecosystem equipped with sustained support structure for business establishment / commercialization. Following programs are provided.
Above exercises would evolve from group meetings, presentations within the group to preparation of business proposals. This leads to practical exercises for constructing new exit image, by creating a framework for workshop or individual dialogue personally, and cooperating with multitude of institutions and talents with diverse qualities. As a stage for talents exchange, ideation workshops (i-WS) would be held every month, alternating in and out of the university premise.