Open Innovation

  • Education that mixes together individuals from different fields
  • Education that combines technology, design and business
  • Education that looks at actual business issues through a university-industry alliance
  • Department of Robotics & Design, Graduate School and Faculty of Engineering, Osaka Institute of Technology, provides a forum for stimulating education
  • Design thinking and MOT courses using external guest lecturers
  • Promotion of university-industry projects
  • Envisioning society of the future and robotic technology systems

※MOT:Manegement of Technology

Design Thinking

Design Thinking

Design Thinking

RDC as a university-industry platform・Cooperate with industry

  • Promotion of open innovation
    Located on the OIT Umeda campus, a center of knowledge formed by many people coming together.
  • Experience corporate issues
    People from industries who gather at RDC are keen on value creation—adding value to new businesses and manufacturing. By learning together we can experience the various issues faced by their industries.


Working with academic institutions and companies on a global basis.

  • Linkage by taking on exchange students. Possible collaborative consultations in the future using telepresence robots.
  • Workshops at Stanford University's Center for Design Research and survey of Sillicom Ainnovation ecosystem.
  • Innovation ecosystem survey in Shenzhen, China. Joint project with robot manufacturers under consideration.
  • Linkage by taking on exchange students. Possibility of future cooperation.

Access ⁄ Contact

Josho Gakuen Educational Foundation
Robotics & Design Center

1-45 Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-8568 Japan