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Signs of growth in post-Fukushima Japan, say Stanford experts

January 2012

Nearly a year has passed since an earthquake triggered a tsunami that swept away entire communities on Japan's northeastern coast, leading to a series of accidents at the Fukushima nuclear complex....

Center responds to Japan's recent challenges, reaffirms ties

July 2011

It is too soon to know the full domestic and global impact of the March 11 Great Tohoku Earthquake and its ensuing tsunami and nuclear accident.

University IP management and the weakness of science-based entrepreneurship in Japan

June 2011

Dr. Robert Kneller's recent talk examined how national systems of industry-university cooperation impact innovation by comparing the Japanese system with that of the United States. Dr.

Experts gather to define a framework for SMP research

May 2011

Despite the growing adoption of social media platforms as a business tool, this is still a relatively new and under-studied area of technology—even in Silicon Valley where many SMP innovations...

North Korea economic officials visit Stanford

April 2011

On Friday, April 1, Stanford University hosted twelve North Korean officials making an unprecedented economic tour of the United States.

SPRIE executive training session offers Chinese enterprise leaders insights into innovation

March 2011

From how failure drives innovation to the role of government in supporting entrepreneurship, two expert professors at Stanford led a training session for executives from Chinese state-owned...

U.S. and Japanese officials confer with SPRIE-STAJE

March 2011

A group of leading American and Japanese venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, academic experts, government officials, and leaders in business and related fields joined the "Promoting Innovation and...

U.S.-Japan Dialogue: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Job Creation

February 2011

On February 23, John Roos, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Robert Hormats, U.S.

Embrace this opportunity, says Daisuke Maeda, 2008-2009 Corporate Affiliates alumnus

October 2010

Daisuke Maeda, 2008-2009 Corporate Affiliates fellow, embraced the opportunity of being at Stanford University in order to actively engage with students, scholars, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs....

Dialogue, diplomacy urged to resolve North Korea issues

October 2010

The world first became concerned about North Korea's nuclear development program in 1989 through satellite photos of a facility under construction near the town of Yongbyon.

Kim Jong-un will be like his father: ambitious, aggressive and ruthless

October 2010

The North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and his youngest son and presumed successor, Kim Jong-un, jointly attended military maneuvers on an unspecified date.

China 2.0 reconnects SLAC and IHEP computer scientists after 17 years

October 2010

Seventeen years ago, the first public internet connection was established between computer scientists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) and Beijing's Institute of High-Energy Physics...

Defining success through positive development

September 2010

When Makoto Takeuchi came to the Walter H.

India takes center stage at the Copenhagen Business School

September 2010

Rafiq Dossani, senior research scholar at Shorenstein APARC, visited the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), September 2-3, 2010, where he spoke about the growth of India-focused teaching and...

China 2.0 conference investigates the rise of a digital superpower

June 2010

Participants at "China 2.0: The Rise of a Digital Superpower" discussed China's rapid developments in online areas like e-commerce, television, music and games, how its infrastructure and financing...

Hennessy, Brown speak on "Changing Silicon Valley" at SPRIE Leaders Forum

September 2009

Silicon Valley thought leaders John Hennessy, John Seely Brown and others spoke at SPRIE's Leaders Forum, reflecting on the changing factors affecting the Valley's economy and how best to respond.

SPRIE kicks off fall quarter with "Silicon Valley Leaders Forum"

September 2009

On Thursday, September 24, the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) is pleased to present the "Silicon Valley Leadership Forum: Changing Silicon Valley," a forum...

Shorenstein APARC launches the annual Stanford-Kyoto Dialogue, focusing on energy and the environment

September 2009

The Dialogue gathers established and rising leaders in various sectors -- industry, media, academia, politics -- for annual discussion of critical issues of shared concern.

March 2009 Dispatch - Venture Capital in China and India - A Comparison

March 2009

We are pleased to bring you the third dispatch of the new year in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatches.

February 2009 Dispatch - Gender Inequality in Earnings in Industrialized East Asia

February 2009

We are pleased to bring you this month's dispatch in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatch. This month's piece "Gender Inequality in Earnings in Industrialized East Asia" was written by Dr.

Forbes looks to veteran entrepreneur William Miller for advice on financial crisis

December 2008

Forbes magazine spoke with SPRIE co-director William Miller, one of seven "graybeard entrepreneurs" consulted for perspectives on the financial crisis.

Stanford undergraduates pose questions for Singapore in Singapore Journal

August 2008

The inaugural (March 2008) issue of PRISM, an undergraduate journal published by the University Scholars Programme (USP) of the National University of Singapore (NUS), carries a dozen essays.

June 2008 Dispatch - Is Japan Creating a New Entrepreneurial Environment?

June 2008

We are pleased to bring you the ninth and final dispatch of the academic year in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatches.