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Advanced Scholar Program (ASP)


ASP enables visiting scholars to conduct their research in the heart of San Diego, one of the most active places in technology innovation in the world. Program length is flexible, ranging from several months to a year. ASP scholars may be in residence at GPS, or in non-residence with regular virtual connections to our activities. They can take full advantage of all the resources that come with easy access to UC San Diego and it's surrounding educational and innovation ecosystem.

Examples of the research topics of the current and past visiting scholars include:

  • Building an Innovation Ecosystem in Japan
  • Technology Innovation and its Impact on Aging Society
  • Corporate Venture Capital in Japan and California
  • Comparison of Innovation Management between Japan and the United States
  • The Impact of Art Thinking on Innovation
  • Theoretical Development of Incomplete Contract Theory and Application
  • Regulatory Impact Assessment and Competition Assessment