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Kick Off Meeting will be held by “inochi Gakusei Innovators’ Program 2022”



July 10th, 2022 [JST], “inochi Gakusei Innovators’ Program 2022 [i-GIP 2022] ” is going to begin all over the Japan. [Kansai, Kanto, Hokuriku, Shikoku and Kyushu district]. The problem we tackle in 2022 is “Heart Failure Pandemic”, and only in Shikoku district is trying to solve the “Lumbago” related problems. At this event, professors in each field are going to give lectures in each district. We will give participants a lot of content to think about the problem and to create innovative solutions for the next 5 months.


※If you have any question about i-GIP 2022, please feel free to reach us below.

inochi WAKAZO Project: info@inochi-gakusei.com

i-GIP 2022 KANSAI: inochi.igip22kansai@gmail.com

i-GIP 2022 KANTO: inochikanto@gmail.com

i-GIP 2022 HOKURIKU: gip2022kanazawa@gmail.com

i-GIP 2022 SHIKOKU: gip109shima2022@gmail.com

i-GIP 2022 KYUSHU: gipkyushu@gmail.com


About “inochi Gakusei Innovators’ Program”

We, members of “inochi WAKAZO Project”, run this program [inochi Gakusei Innovators’ Program]. Participants, Japanese Junior high and high school students, make a team of group of two to four. University students will work together with them to create the whole new solutions to solve the problem.

Students work on a certain theme for 5 months every year and compete their own solutions.


inochi Gakusei Innovators’ Program has been held every year in Kansai district since 2015. It has been held also in Kanto district since 2019, Hokuriku district since 2020, Shikoku district since 2021, and also in Kyushu district since this year.

Note: Hokuriku had been known as i-GIP KANAZAWA until 2021. Shikoku had been known as i-GIP TOKUSHIMA until 2021. Both Kanazawa and Tokushima are city names of each region.


Outline this event in each area 

※Please access each regions’ website to check the detail of this event.


Date: July 10th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. [JST]


Guests: Prof. Yashiko SAKATA [Osaka University Department of Cardiovascular Medicine] / Prof. Yoshiki SAWA [Osaka University Distinguished Professor/ Director, Osaka Police Hospital]

Web site: i-GIP 2022 KANSAI



Date: July 10th, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. [JST]

Place: Building No.7 Ogawa Hideoki Auditorium, Juntendo University

Guests:Mr.Hiroaki Tsujita [Wowfull Inc. CEO/BORDERLESS JAPAN CORPORATION] / Ms. Momoko IMAMURA [Chief Privacy Officer and CEO of Inner Sustainability]

Web site: i-GIP 2022 KANTO



Date: July 10th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. [JST]

Place: Central Education Hall A1, Kanazawa University 

Guests: Prof. Masaki OKAJIMA [Head of Emergency Department, Kanazawa University Hospital] 

Web site: i-GIP 2022 HOKURIKU



Date: July 10th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. [JST]

Place: Nihon Funen Citizen’s Plaza

Guests: Prof. Koichi SAIRYO [Motor Organ Medicine ]/ Koga NAKAI [Tokushima University Faculty of Medicine]

Web site: i-GIP 2022 SHIKOKU



Date: July 10th, 2022, 9:20 a.m. – 0:35 p.m. [JST]

Place: Online

Guests: Prof. Hiroyuki TSUTSUI [Professor of Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University] / Prof. Tetsuya MATOBA [Associate Professor of Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University]

Web site: i-GIP 2022 KYUSHU


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