Nanotis, a UTokyo-affiliated startup, is raising funds in the pre-series A funding round to accelerate the development of next-generation infection testing devices

Press Release Nanotis Corporation (Head Office: Shibuya, Tokyo; CEO, Founder: Lisa Sakashita) (hereinafter “Nanotis”), a University of Tokyo-affiliated venture engaged in the research and development of next-generation infection testing devices, has received funding from Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Head Office: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka; President and CEO: Akira Hiruma) (hereinafter “Hamamatsu Photonics”) and […]

Nanotis, a UTokyo-affiliated startup,
receives funding from Taisho Pharmaceutical for R&D of rapid diagnostic devices

Press Release Nanotis (Head Office: Shibuya, Tokyo; CEO, Founder: Lisa Sakashita), a University of Tokyo-affiliated startup that is developing rapid diagnostic devices for infectious diseases such as influenza, has received funding from Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Toshima, Tokyo; CEO: Shigeru Uehara) in its pre-series A funding round.   […]

Nanotis, the UTokyo-linked start-up, raises ¥45M from
Shizuoka Capital, Hamamatsu Photonics, and individual investors

Press Release Nanotis (Head Office: Shibuya, Tokyo; CEO, Founder: Lisa Sakashita), the University of Tokyo-related start-up that is developing rapid diagnostic devices for infectious diseases, has raised ¥45,000,000 JPY (~$400,000 USD) from Shizuoka Capital (Head Office: Shizuoka, Shizuoka; President: Rinzo Mizutani), Hamamatsu Photonics (Head Office: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka; President: Akira Hiruma), […]

CEO, Founder | Lisa Sakashita

M. S. degree from department of Physics, the University of Tokyo. B. S. degree from department of Physics, Tokyo University of Science. Her career includes: Nomura Securities, Co., Ltd. (analyst, Investment Banking division.), Bloomberg LLP (data analyst), Ginza Galleries (International Public Relations/Overseas Project Integration) and Linkers Corporation (Managing Executive Officer). […]

CTO | Jinsei Miyazaki

B. E., and M. E. degree from Faculty of Technology, Kyoto University. Gust scientist of Max-Planck Institute of Bio-Physical Chemistry in 1989-1991. 1981: Joined Matsushita Electric Industries (Panasonic, as of now) and consistently kept cultivating new technology fields including immuno-chemical sensing. 2002: Established tele-healthcare based joint venture, Viterion LLC, in […]

Member of the Board | Koji Nakao

Corporate adviser of Terumo Corporation, Chairman of The Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations, Chairman of Medical Technology Association of Japan, Director of The Japan Association for Medtech Innovation B. L. degree from the Faculty of Law, Keio University. Nakao started his career at Terumo Corporation in 1970. Then he […]

Scientific Founder | Michika Onoda Ph.D.

Dr. Michika Onoda is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a Ph. D. degree from faculty of Materials Engineering, the University of Tokyo (Top Graduate, President’s Award). His career includes JSPS Research Fellow DC1 (2016), Visiting Researcher at University of Minnesota (2017), JSPS Superlative Postdoctoral Fellow […]

Technical Advisor | Teruyuki Nagamune, Ph. D.

B. S., M. S., and Ph. D. degree from school of Chemical Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1973, 1975, and 1985. His career includes: RIKEN (Research Scientist from 1977), University of Illinois (Visiting Researcher from 1988), RIKEN (Vice Senior Research Scientist from 1992), the University of Tokyo (Professor from […]

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