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How a new technology come out | Naoto Ohtake | TEDxTitech
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He researches about materials made of carbon as a professor of an engineering school, and he brings his idea into a business with collaborating with local SMEs. He talks about how a new technology becomes a business through his experience.

Mechanical Engineering Researcher
Prof. at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering
Ph.D (Department of engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology). Got fascinated by carbon materials, and made carbon materials like diamond and carbon nanotubes. Researches the ways in which these high potential materials can be used in the society. Set up the first ever venture company called "iMott Ltd." from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2007 in association with the Ota Ward small and medium scale enterprises. Working on the international standardization of the intermediate material of Diamond and Carbon called DLC (Diamond like carbon) with the motive of putting DLC to practical use.

機械工学研究者
東京工業大学大学院機械物理工学専攻教授
東京工業大学卒。博士(工学、東京工業大学)。炭素材料の面白さに魅せられ、ダイヤモンドからカーボンナノチューブまで、自身で材料をつくり、社会に役立つアプリケーションに結びつける研究を展開。地域との連携を経て、2007年に東工大発ベンチャー(株)iMottを大田区中小企業と共同で設立。ダイヤモンドと炭の中間材料であるDLC(ダイヤモンドライクカーボン)の実用化を牽引するとともに、DLCの国際標準化を目指し活動中。

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