Eri Hoshi

Director, Academic-Industry Coordination

Eri Hoshi is a Co-founder of KOSEI (Knowledge Transfer of Sports, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation) LLC., based in Kofu, Japan. She holds title of Lecturer with Innovation Academy, the University of New Mexico, USA, Specially Appointed Associate Professor with University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Specially Appointed Professor with Osaka Metropolitan University, Osaka, and Advisor for Industry-Academia Collaboration with Kyushu University, Fukuoka.

KOSEI LLC operates Entrepreneurship Education Program for corporations and University students for their ideas or/and technologies for starting up business. KOSEI LLC is supporting creation of startup innovation ecosystem. Eri also provides consultations and advisements for University Technology Transfer Programs and operations for Japanese Universities and National Research Institutions.
Eri has 12 years of experience working at the University of New Mexico’s Tech Transfer & Economic Development office (UNM Rainforest Innovations) as Invention Disclosure Coordinator, Intellectual Property coordinator, Economic Development Manager, and International University Ventures Manager.

Ms. Hoshi has a B.A in Business Administration from the Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan, and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of New Mexico.

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