Medical Industry Innovation Institute

Open Course 2012 Special Lecture

Medical Industry Innovation Forum

The 2012 forum is over.

[Theme] “Science-based nutritional solutions” to deliver improved personalized health care

March 6th, 2013 (Wed) 18:00-21:00 *reception starts at 17:30

Tetsumon Memorial Hall
(14th Floor, Faculty of Medicine Experimental Research Building)

Target Audience
400 persons Pre-registration required
  • Undergraduate and graduate students (from The University of Tokyo and other universities)
  • Medical Innovation Industry Institute members
  • Healthcare professionals from medical institutes, academic societies, industries including pharmaceutical and medical device companies
  • Other professionals with a strong interest in leading Innovation in the medical industry
Registration Fee
Please pay the fee via a single bank transfer payment. We will provide the account information at a later date

Regular registrant: Free Student: Free (Pre-registration required)
[Single Registrant]
Student: Free (student entering from the workforce 3,000JPY)   Working : 5,000JPY

Course Description

Nestlé Health Science S.A., in Lutry, the suburbs of Lausanne, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestlé S.A. set up to target a new opportunity between food and pharma. Together with the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Nestlé Health Science aims to develop science-based nutritional solutions to deliver improved personalised health care for medical conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disorders and Alzheimer’s disease.
We are honored to announce the lecture by Luis Cantarell, President and CEO of Nestlé Health Science S.A. The theme of the Mr.Cantarell’s lecture is the leading-edge trend in the integrated area of food and pharmacy and strategies of research and development, affiliation and acquisition.
We are also honored to announce Professor Takashi Higashiguchi, who is the Professor of Fujita Health University and the leading expert of clinical nutrition will also participate. He will share his perspectives on the roles of nutritional factors in medicine, as well as an agenda for preventive health-care and home care.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain first hand knowledge direct from two recognized leaders of the nutrition trends that will create a paradigm shift in the global, medical and health care industry.

Contact Information

Forum office within Medical Innovation Industry Institute
Tel: +81-3-5842-3363
Presented by Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences The University of Tokyo, sponsored by Medical Industry Innovation Forum.


Luis Cantarell

Nestle Health Science
President & CEO

Takashi Higashiguchi

Chairman of Board of Trustee for
Japanese Society for Parenteral and
Enteral Nutrition(JSPEN)
Professor and Director, Department of
Surgery & Palliative Medicine,
Fujita Health University School of Medicin