Participant Profile

Participant Profile

The Japan-India Transformative Technology Network will build a gender-balanced interdisciplinary network of over 150 Fellows through a series of six cohort programs in 2020-2022.

The Network will engage outstanding mid-career leaders in India and Japan who are championing radical innovation for human and planetary health, working at the nexus of personal and public health and well-being, climate change mitigation/adaptation, empowerment for marginalized groups and the disabled, inclusive and livable cities, and/or vibrant rural communities. Fellows will need to have demonstrated personal initiative, social engagement and impact through: technological, financial, business and/or societal innovation; strategic governance and communication; and/or participatory and cultural engagement. Japan-India Transformative Technology Network Fellows will include a diverse mix of perspectives from: 

  • Research and Development: academic and corporate researchers, private and government research financers, patient representatives, design specialists (products, places, policies), etc.;
  • Implementation and Commercialization: technology transfer specialists, public and private sector environment/health practitioners, business strategists, financial innovators, entrepreneurs, civil servants;
  • Expansion and Scaling-up: national and municipal-level policymakers, community organizers and NGO leaders, educators, journalists, thought-leaders, strategic communicators, and cultural innovators.