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Open Innovation Matchmaking Event
- Begins: 01.10.2019
- Ends: 02.10.2019
1st and 2nd OCTOBER 2019 FINLAND
-Meet with large Japanese Corporates seeking new technology partners-
JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) would like to invite you to join a unique opportunity for
Finnish start-ups, to meet with “major Japanese corporations” who will be pitching their technology interests, and presenting opportunities for international collaboration.
Dates: Tuesday 1st – Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Venues: Day 1 – TBC, Day 2 - Maria 01 (Lapinlahdenkatu 16, 00180 Helsinki, Finland)
Participation fee: Free (registration necessary)
This event is part of a Japanese Government initiative to support open innovation, helping Japanese corporations enhance their activities on the global stage. If you are developing technologies including IoT, AI, Big Data, Fintech, Health Tech, Clean Tech and App development, and are interested in exploring R&D or commercial partnerships with Japanese corporations, this event will provide an opportunity to meet one-on-one with relevant companies.
Important – as places are limited, we invite you to register your interest NOW.
Japanese Corporates will include:
- HITACHI, https://www.hitachi.com https://www.hitachiconsulting.com/
Areas of interest: Fintech/AI/BigDate/Mobility/MaaS/IoT/etc.
- ITOCHU Corporation, https://www.itochu.co.jp/en/index.html
Areas of interest: HealthCare/Big Data/new technologies
- LIXIL Group Corporation, http://www.lixil.com/
Areas of interest: Housing/Home/Urban Infrastructure/Energy Management, such as for smart factories
- Nomura Research Institute Europe. Ltd, https://www.nri.com/en
Areas of interest: AI/ Fintech/ Fintech/ Insuretech/ Gamification
- Sense Things Japan INC, https://sensethingsjapan.co.jp/
Areas of Interest: IoT/Mobility/AI
- Sumitomo Corporation Europe Ltd., https://www.sumitomocorp.com
Areas of Interest: Smart Factory/5G/Smart city/Mobility/Self-driving car/HR tech/AI/etc.
- Murata Electronics Europe B.V., https://www.murata.com/en-eu?intcid5=com_xxx_xxx_cmn_hd_xxx
Areas of Interest: Mobility/Healthcare/IoT related business (smart city, smart Agri, smart...)
The agenda for the event is as follows:
Day 1 - Tuesday 1st October (TBC)
16.30 Registration open
17.00-19.00 Networking reception
Day 2 - Wednesday 2nd October (Maria 01)
10.00 Registration open
10.15-11.00 Reverse pitching from the delegates
11.00-11.30 Q&A session
11.30-13.00 Networking lunch
13.00-15.15 Business matching
*The programme may be subject to change.
Full programme available: https://www.jetro.go.jp/uk/topics/_444596.html
This event is organised by JETRO in co-operation with Business Finland, Maria 01 and Espoo Innovation Garden.
JETRO is a Japanese government organisation, which provides support to companies looking to expand their business into Japan. Our services, all of which are free of charge, include support with market research, temporary office space in Japan, support with setting up a business presence, and more. Please get in touch if you have any queries.
For more details and questions, please contact to:
Mr. Naoya Yoshizumi
JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) London
71 High Holborn
London WC1V 6AL
Tel: 020 7421 8315