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Japan - U.S. Innovation Awards Program 2021

Japan Society of Northern California and Sponsors present the two-part event: Japan - U.S. Innovation Awards Program 2021 featuring emerging leaders Astroscale and Color.

Color is a leader in distributed healthcare and clinical testing. Color partners with schools, employers, and governments to make population-scale healthcare programs accessible, convenient, and cost-effective for everyone. Programs include proactive COVID-19 testing with Harvard and the Morehouse School of Medicine, distributed workforce testing with the Teamsters Union, Takeda, and Salesforce, national K-12 COVID-19 testing with Thermo Fisher Scientific, vaccination software with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the million-person All of Us Research Program with the National Institutes of Health.

Astroscale is the first private company with a vision to secure the safe and sustainable development of space for the benefit of future generations, and the only company dedicated to on-orbit servicing across all orbits. Founded in 2013, Astroscale is developing innovative and scalable solutions across the spectrum of on-orbit servicing missions to create sustainable space systems and mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Astroscale is also defining business cases and working with government and commercial stakeholders to develop norms, regulations, and incentives for the responsible use of space.

Keynote Speaker: Tomoko Nanba, founder & executive chairman of DeNa Co., Ltd.
Emerging Leaders Award Speakers: Othman Lakari (Color Health) & Chris Blackerby (Astroscale)

- Part A: Thursday, July 8 (U.S.) / Friday, July 9 (Japan)
- Part B: Thursday, July 15 (U.S.) / Friday, July 16 (Japan)
- Zoom
- 4:30 – 7:30 pm PDT / 8:30 – 11:30 am JST

Ticket Pricing:

JSNC Member: $35
General Admission: $45
Stanford Faculty, Staff, Students: FREE
Non-Stanford Students: $15



Japan - U.S. Innovation Awards Program 2021
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