Keihanshin Startup Academia Coalition strongly supports the practical application of excellent technological seeds born from universities and the development of human resources with entrepreneurship. The purpose is to build a system that sustainably creates startups with a large social impact that will lead to social change and solutions to social issues after the corona. In addition to 15 universities in the Kansai region, 41 institutions from industrial circles, finance, and government agencies will participate and contribute to the formation of a startup ecosystem in the Kansai region. ● Selected by MEXT / JST Program for the Creation of New Industries from Universities (SCORE) (FY2020) We strongly support the practical application of excellent technological seeds born from universities and the development of entrepreneurship leaders and continuously create startups with great social impact that will lead to social change and solution of social issues after a corona. It is necessary to develop an environment for developing human resources with entrepreneurship and creating startups in an integrated manner for the core universities and institutions in the "startup ecosystem base city" for the purpose of building a system to be established. We carry out support that becomes. 【Budget scale】330 million Japanese yen. 【Implementation period】2021.4～2022.3 ● Selected for MEXT / JST Program for the Creation of New Industry from Universities, University Ecosystem Promotion Model (START) (FY2021) In collaboration with the local governments and industries in the startup ecosystem hub city, build an integrated entrepreneur support system that includes university entrepreneurship education and gap funds aiming to strengthen the creation of growth-potential university-launched ventures utilizing university-launched seeds, under the KPIs such as "Creation of startups from 90 or more universities", we will promote entrepreneurial activity support, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial environment improvement, and ecosystem formation activities in an integrated manner. 【Budget scale】120 million Japanese yen (max) 【Implementation period】up to 5 years
Selected for METI's "Program for Creating a Leading Model Center for Industry-Academia Fusion". We will establish an innovation creation infrastructure. The objective is to accelerate the creation of a network of industry-academia-government collaboration and the initiatives for R&D and business creation through the fusion of industry and academia generated by the network. Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration: ● Several universities, public research institutes, and industrial support organizations are the strength and characteristics of the Kansai region ● Corporations, economic organizations, financial institutions, venture capital, and other investment institutions ● Multi-stakeholders including companies, economic organizations, financial institutions, venture capital and other investment institutions, local governments, etc. 68 industry-government-academia institutions will participate（Representative: Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Urban innovation Institute）https://ksii.jp/
In cooperation with the Osaka Industry Bureau, each Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Keihanshin will disseminate startup support information such as information on existing companies that are proactive in collaborating with startups and contribute to the dissemination of information on the global hub cities.
Support startups by providing opportunities for start-up companies to introduce their businesses to existing companies.https://www.starecokansai.com/keihanshin/