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【DeSci Japan Partners with VitaDAO】 The democratization of longevity research by DeSci

DeSci Japan

Collaborating to transform the face of longevity research, VitaDAO and DeSci Japan are joining forces to build a comprehensive research and development (R&D) ecosystem in Japan. This partnership is set to democratize longevity research, creating a more inclusive and collaborative scientific landscape. DeSci(Decentralized science): https://ethereum.org/ja/desci/

The inaugural event of this partnership, co-hosted by VitaDAO and DeSci Japan, will serve as a platform to invite eminent researchers and managers within the R&D ecosystem. The purpose of this gathering is to foster medium- to long-term collaborative engagements between DeSci and the broader R&D community in Japan. This event underscores the shared vision of DeSci Japan and VitaDAO: to pioneer a new era in longevity research through democratic engagement.

・Date and time: June 6 (Tue) 19:00-21:00 (*doors open at 18:45)

・Venue: NIB SHIBUYA powered by MIDORI.so (16-13 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0031 Sakuragaoka Front Ⅱ 3F)

・URL: https://peatix.com/event/3597288

◼️ About the event

The Japanese R&D ecosystem has seen various pioneering efforts, and through our upcoming event, we aim to further harness the potential of DeSci. We seek to stimulate engagement between businesses and communities, offering new perspectives and opportunities.

DeSci, recognized for its innovative approach, is set to transform global funding methods and commercialization opportunities. It aims to achieve this through the power of public blockchains, rooted in open and bottom-up community involvement. We are committed to constructing a robust support system, focusing on creating a DeSci market that puts researchers at its heart.

Furthermore, to facilitate the comprehensive business expansion of VitaDAO in Japan, this event will feature diverse discussion sessions. These will include an introduction to VitaDAO by Iyama, Chairman of DeSci Japan. As part of our ongoing commitment, DeSci Japan will continue to support the establishment of networks with international DeSci projects, contributing to a truly global scientific community.

■ Timetable

1. Talk session

19:00-19:15 Introduction of VitaDAO
19:15-19:30 Talk session ①
19:30-19:45 Talk session ②

2. Presentation of company/community's initiatives + What to expect from DeSci

19:45-19:50 Presentation ①
19:50-19:55 Presentation ②
19:55-20:00 Presentation ③
20:00-20:05 Presentation ④
20:10-20:30 Idling time
20:30- 21:00 Exchange meeting

■ Profile of speakers

Kyousuke Iyama / DeSci Japan

Founder of DeSci Japan, Ambassador of VitaDAO

He graduated from the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, with a master's degree, and experienced the launch and transfer of multiple businesses while in graduate school.

In May 2022, he established a Japanese community "DeSci Japan" that contributes to the spread and development of decentralized science (DeSci), and currently has multiple DeSci projects such as VitaDAO, CANNABIS DAO, GenomicDAO, and DeSciWorld. as a core member.

Lena Okajima/ALE Co., Ltd.

CEO of ALE Co., Ltd.

She received a Ph.D. in science from the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Science, majoring in astronomy, and joined Goldman Sachs after graduation.In 2009, she started researching artificial shooting stars and established ALE Co., Ltd. in September 2011.

Currently, as the CEO/Representative Director, she holds up the company's MISSION to "connect science to society and make the universe a cultural sphere."ALE aims to contribute to the sustainable development of science and humankind through businesses such as space entertainment and atmospheric data acquisition.

Yohei Kumagai

Representative Director of tayo Co., Ltd.

In 2018, he received a Ph.D. (environmental studies) from the University of Tokyo Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, specializing in marine microbiology and bioinformatics.After obtaining his PhD, he worked as a machine learning engineer at FreakOut Co., Ltd.

After that, he established tayo Co., Ltd. in May 2019 while conducting research as a deep-sea microbiologist at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology.Currently, he operates and develops the recruitment information platform tayo for researchers, aiming to challenge various issues in the research industry such as human resources, industry-academia collaboration, and outreach.

Ryo Sasaki/Space Radio

He holds a Ph.D. in science and researches astrophysics, and is engaged in the operation and data analysis of observation vehicles aboard the International Space Station at laboratories in Japan and overseas. Currently, he conducts data analysis and product management for operating companies based on the knowledge obtained through big data analysis. Besides that, he is also a part-time lecturer at Chuo University and a joint researcher at the Astrophysics Laboratory. He also won the 3rd Japan Podcast Awards for his podcast "Ryo Sasaki's Space Story", which won first place in Japan in the field of science.

Motoshi Hayano

Specially Appointed Lecturer, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine

His specialty is aging/epigenetics, engaged in DNA replication research, In 2011, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences. From 2013, he studied abroad at David A. Sinclair's lab at Harvard Medical School as a Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) long-term fellow and JSPS Research Fellow for Research Abroad. After building a new aging model ICE mouse, he returned to Japan in 2017 and became a specially appointed lecturer at the Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, and has been in his current position since 2021.

Yukinori Fukatsu

Fast Track Initiative Co., Ltd.

He joined Eisai Co., Ltd., a pharmaceutical company, and engaged in M&A, business development, manufacturing, shareholder meetings, etc. as an in-house lawyer.On the way, he transferred to the ICT department and led projects related to data integrity, security, and high-speed networks.After working at a major foreign consulting firm, he joined Fast Track Initiative Co., Ltd. in May 2019.He graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the University of Tokyo Law School, and is active as a pharmacist, lawyer, and IT strategist.


CANNABIS DAO is a decentralized autonomous organization that aims to support and develop the cannabis industry using decentralized science (DeSci) and blockchain technology. The project aims to fund and promote innovative cannabis research, build partnerships with key industry players, and create a transparent ecosystem where stakeholders can collaborate and share knowledge. The platform will be governed using CANNABIS DeSci tokens (CDS) and will reward users for their contributions.

Masato Kato

DeSci Japan

After graduating from Ritsumeikan University's Faculty of Social Sciences, he started researching monetary/state theory related to Bitcoin in 2017.Currently, he is in charge of business development at Slash Fintech Limited, which develops and provides crypto asset payment "Slash Web3 Payments".DeSci Japan will support the planning and management of events and public relations activities, aiming to contribute to the development of the Japanese R&D startup market through collaboration with the global DeSci ecosystem.


Vita DAO

DeSci Japan

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【VitaDAO×DeSci Japan】DeSciによる長寿研究の民主化と日本の研究開発エコシステムの発展にむけて


本イベントは、長寿研究の民主化を目指すVitaDAOとDeSci Japanの共催で、日本の研究開発エコシステムの第一人者の皆様をお呼びし、日本市場におけるDeSciと研究開発エコシステムの中長期的な連携を目的に開催されます。


DeSciは、オープンかつボトムアップなコミュニティ活動を起点として、パブリックブロックチェーン上でのグローバルな資金調達方法や事業化機会をもたらすとされ、DeSci Japanでは、研究者を中心としたDeSci市場の構築に向けて、様々なサポート体制を準備しています。

また、VitaDAOの日本での本格的な事業展開に先駆けて、DeSci Japan理事長の伊山によるVitaDAOに関するイントロダクションや、その他様々なトークセッションを予定しており、海外のDeSciプロジェクトとのネットワーク構築などもDeSci Japanでは支援してまります。


場所:NIB SHIBUYA powered by MIDORI.so (〒150-0031 東京都渋谷区桜丘町16−13 桜丘フロントⅡ 3F)







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