ICARIA

TEAM

MANAGEMENT

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Ryuichi Onose

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

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Yuki Ichikawa

Chief Technology Officer

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Takao Yasui

Technical Advisor, Ph.D., Co-Founder

Ryuichi Onose

Born in Japan, lived in US & Indonesia for 9 years total.
2014 Graduated Waseda University and studied abroad in McGill Univ. in Canada for a year as an exchange student.
2014 Started the career in Mitsubishi Corp. and engaged in project management & finance of LNG vessels.
2016 Founded private residence management company and spread the service nationwide.
2018 Left Mitsubishi corp and founded Icaria Inc.

Yuki Ichikawa

Obtained a Doctor from Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo.
Also supported to introduce medical technology to developing countries in American NPO.
2013 Joined a pharmaceutical company and engaged in company-wide project as a PMO and marketing manager.
2019 Joined Icaria inc.

Takao Yasui

Graduated School of Engineering at Nagoya University
2014 Associate Program Manager (research management) at Impulsing Paradigm Change through Disruptive Technologies Program (ImPACT).
2015 PRESTO researcher at Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). Research interests are focused on designing, fabricating, and characterizing nanospace for applications in healthcare, diagnosis, sensing biomolecules and engineering biology.
2018 Associate Professor of Department of Biomolecular Engineering at Nagoya University.

ADVISORS

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Takahiro Ochiya

Expert of Exosome, Professor

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Masatoshi Wakui

Expert of Clinical, MD, Ph.D.

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Koji Yamamoto

Expert of Medical Statistics, Ph.D.

Takahiro Ochiya

1993 Manager of Division of Cancer Pathophysiology, National Cancer Center Institute.
1991 Postdoctoral Researcher of The Barnham Institute, America.
2004 Affiliate Professor of Waseda University.
2008 Affiliate Professor of Department of Life Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Present Professor of Tokyo Medical University.

Masatoshi Wakui

2001 Research Fellow, Department of arthritis and clinical immunology at University of Florida.
2009 Assistant Professor of department of Laboratory Medicine, Keio University.
2017 - Present Assistant Professor of department of Laboratory Medicine, Keio University and Chief Doctor of department of Laboratory Medicine, Keio University Hospital.

Koji Yamamoto

2009 Completed Master’s degree, Tokyo University of Science.
2012 Group Leader of Biostatistics, Department of Medical Innovation, Osaka University Hospital.
2015 Associate Professor of Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University.
2017 Associate Professor of Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University.
2018 Associate Professor of School of Medicine, Yokohama City University.

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Yoshinobu Baba

Expert of Technology, Professor

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Takashi Washio

Expert of Machine Learning, Professor

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Takeshi Akatsu

Expert of IP, Ph.D.

Yoshinobu Baba

2004 Professor of Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering at Nagoya University.
2010 Adviser of Health Research Institute, AIST.
2017 Managing Director, Research of “Extracellular Fine Particles” at CREST of JST.
Received over 85 awards for contributions in nanobiotechnology.

Takashi Washio

Obtained PhD from Graduate School of Nuclear Engineering, Tohoku University.
1988 Visiting researcher of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
1994 Principal investigator of Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc
2006 - Present Professor of The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka Univ.
2006 - Present Professor of The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Osaka Univ.

Takeshi Akatsu

Obtained PhD from Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.
Studied at University of California at Santa Barbara, Researched at Max-Planck-Institut für Metallforschung in Germany.
2002 Project leader of R&D Department, SOITEC in France.
2008 Worked in some patent firms in Japan.
2014 Joined Quantum Biosystems as a Director of IP.
Cofounder of medical start-up Specialize in materials engineering, electron and bio devices.
Proficient in English, German and French. Patent attorney.

RESEARCHER

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Kazuya Takayama

Researcher

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Emi Hanawa

Researcher

Kazuya Takayama

2018 Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan Researched the mechanism of cell differentiation by zebrafish in developmental and regenerative biology.
2019 Joined Icaria inc.

Emi Hanawa

Master's student at the University of Tsukuba. Majoring Medical Sciences and engaging in the research of genomic analysis in lung cancer.
2014 Joined the department of Pathology at the University of Tohoku and engaged in the histopathologic and cytologic examinations.
2017 Founded a startup company providing genomic analysis services as CEO, joined the Transrational Research acceleration program supported by AMED as intern, and organized bioinformatics training courses in South East Asia.
2019 Joined Icaria Inc.

DATA SCIENCE

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Shoji Taniguchi

Data Scientist

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Hiroki Nishimoto

Data Scientist

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Yukihiro Imakiire

Data Scientist

Shoji Taniguchi

Doctoral student at the University of Tokyo. Majoring in biometrics and bioinformatics at the Faculty of Agriculture, and studying biodiversity through developing statistical methods.
2016 Obtained the Dean Award at the University of Tokyo.

Hiroki Nishimoto

Student at University of Tokyo.
2018 Joined to HAIT, which is the research community about machine learning, from the desire to give value to society using data science.
2019 Joined Icaria Inc.

Yukihiro Imakiire

Graduate School of Medicine Doctor course, Program of Leading Graduate School. The goal is to support incurable patients and to contribute to preventive medicine field.
2018 Master Degree, Graduated School of Science and Technology.
2018 Master Degree, Graduated School of Business and Course.
2019 Doctor Course, Graduated School of Medicine.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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Kazuma Kishida

Business Development

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Ryo Ochi

Marketing

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Ayane Hayakawa

Marketing

Kazuma Kishida

Student at Waseda University.
2015 Worked in few technology startups and have experience in business development.
2017 Distributed 110 water purifiers to Ethiopia by crowd funding.
2018 Joined Icaria Inc. sympathizing with Icaria’s vision. Kazuma’s most important experience is recovering from diseases by advanced medicine.

Ryo Ochi

Student at Keio University.
2018 Joined clinical research projects in Department of Neuropsychiatry, Keio University School of Medicine
2019 Joined Icaria Inc.

Ayane Hayakawa

Student at Waseda University.
2016 Joined ESS and immerse herself to English play.
2018 Served as a Chief of section and managed a team. Won the Grand Prize for the Four-University English Theatricals.
2019 Joined Icaria Inc.