Regarding the Kick-off Event, "KANSAI Startup Night vol.1"

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The Region-wide Industrial Promotion Office is working on the development of the Kansai Startup Ecosystem.

The "KANSAI Startup Night vol.1," a kick-off event for the "Kansai Startup Ecosystem Information Dissemination Project," will be held according to the information below.

We aim to revitalize the Kansai economy and achieve sustainable economic growth by relaying the attractiveness, potential, and future of the Kansai Startup Ecosystem both domestically and abroad, widely promoting features not found in other areas. It also establishes as a brand, "Deep Tech Valley "KANSAI," one of the leading R&D startup locations in Japan that can attract a variety of resources (startups, human resources, investors, etc.).

1. Date and Time: June 30, 2022 (Thursday) 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

 2. Location: CIC Tokyo (Toranomon Hills Business Tower 15F, 1-17-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6415)

 3. Format:

Hosted locally and also webcasted online. 

 *Please apply to participate in person or online using the URL below.

 4. Details:

 [Session 1] KANSAI Deep Tech Startup Pitch

 Presenting Companies

 ・PeptiStar Inc.

 ・Megakaryon Corporation

 ・Bio Palette Co., Ltd.

 ・4D Sensor Inc. (online participation)

 ・tiwaki Co., Ltd.

 [Session 2] Outline of KANSAI Deep Tech Startup


 ・ Shinichiro FUJIIE, Director and Executive Officer of PeptiStar Inc.

 ・ Yoshifumi MIZUHARA, Director of Investment, OSAKA University Venture Capital Co., Ltd.

 ・ Yuichi SAITO, Chief of New Industry Section, New Industry Department, Biomedical Innovation and New Industry Headquarters, Kobe City Government

 ・ [Moderator] Tomonori IZUMI, General Manager of forStartups, Inc., Acceleration Division, Public Affairs Strategy Office.

 5. Organizer: Union of Kansai Governments Region-wide Industrial Promotion Bureau

 6. Participation Fee: None