The University's very first "University-launched Venture Company" was establiehed
To support healthcare in developing countries with a medical device management and education system using Japanese clinical engineering technology
Graduate School of Health Innovation (hereinafter SHI) at Kanagawa University of Human Services is fostering the next generation of healthcare innovators in areas of social system and cutting-edge technologies based on “ME-BYO” concept.
We are pleased to announce that our graduate, Daisuke Inagaki, has established “Redge Inc.” as the university's very first “university-launched” venture (research venture) company.
1 Outline of the company
Company Name: Redge Inc.
Date of Establishment: Thursday, May 26th, 2022
Representative (CEO): Daisuke Inagaki (completed the program at SHI in 2022)
Company Address: Research Gate Building TONOMACHI 2, 1C
Business Range: Research, development and sales of medical device management and education system
Company Vision: To realize a world with medical safety and quality guaranteed to all people through
establishing a medical device network, as well as developing medical device
management and education system.
2 Support and Cooperation from the University
This project was backed up by the GAP Fund Program of JST*'s SCORE** University Promotion Type (Developing the Environment for Creation of Startup Ecosystem in Startup Cities Type) T-UNITE *** platform, in which the University has participated as a joint institute.
We, primarily the faculty supervisor of Mr. Inagaki, have been providing companionship and support to him, who aspired to start his own business, with opportunities to receive advice and guidance from experts, as well as assistance for the contest application.
We will continue to provide support for solving social issues through entrepreneurship by participation in GTIE****, the successor to T-UNITE, as a joint institute, and utilization of our university's network and other resources.
* Japan Science and Technology Agency
** Program of Start-up incubation from COre Research
*** Tokyo United Network for Innovation with Technology and Entrepreneurs
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(Reference): Major awards related to this start-up
Grand Prix at Idea Contest Category, Japan Health Care Business Contest (JHec) (January 2022, hosted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Support Association: The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare)
Semi-Grand Prix at 2021 Chiba-gin/Hama-gin Students Business Contest (January 2022, co-hosted by the Chiba Bank, Ltd and the Bank of Yokohama, Ltd.)
The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman’s Award at 2022 AI Business Innovation Idea Contest (February 2022, hosted by AI Technology Consortium (AITeC) National Institute of Advance Industrial Science and Technology, and the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
Outstanding Performance Award at the 2nd Subsidy Program for Social Implementation of Technology Seeds, Hama-gin Foundation Frontiers (February 2022, hosted by Hama-gin Foundation for Industry and Culture Promotion)
Jury Special Award and Partner Enterprises (5 companies) Special Award at the Entrepreneur “Koshien” Tournament (March 2022, hosted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, and National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT))