Innovation Commercialization Division
The Innovation Commercialization Division consists of three sections
1) Section for Industry-Academia Collaboration and IP Management, 2) Section for Innovation System Technology Design, and 3) Institute for Open Innovation.
Section for Industry-Academia Collaboration and IP Management promotes industry-university research collaboration, manages intellectual property, and strengthens comprehensive collaboration agreements and joint research between organizations.
Section for Innovation System Technology Design promotes local collaboration, creation of new industry, and projects for increasing efficiency.
Institute for Open Innovation aims to create innovation through open innovation platform, with Kobe University being the main driving force.