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: Akira Hiruma), 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 […]

Technology Director | Yoko Nagai

As an engineer, Nagai has been engaged in general equipment analyses and drug R&D in the field of biochemistry for 12 years at major pharmaceutical companies and a food manufacturer, etc. After graduating from university, she joined a national project team of Keio University. Then, she was engaged in R&D […]

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

B. S. and M. S. degree from faculty of Materials Engineering, the University of Tokyo (Top Graduate, Dean’s Award). He is currently attending the Ph. D. course at Yoshida lab, faculty of Materials Engineering, Department of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. Under the supervision of Prof. Yoshida, he is engaged […]

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 […]

Collaborator | Norio Omagari M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D

National Center for Global Health and Medicine Disease Control and Prevention Center Director Dr. Norio Omagari graduated from Saga Medical School’s Faculty of Medicine, Saga University in 1997. In the same year, he joined St. Luke’s International Hospital as a resident and then became a general internal medicine staff member. […]

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