INNOVATION

Generating Innovation with Japan


Major Japanese firms, from manufacturing to finance to services in a whole variety of sectors, are increasingly looking to identify new innovation from Canadian start-ups in order to improve their business practices and to introduce new ideas and technology into the Japanese market and to their network of global clients.

For Canadian start-ups, the Japanese market (GDP: US$4.9 trillion; Pop.: 120 million) can be daunting but potentially hugely rewarding. One of the best ways to enter that market is through partnering with Japanese firms.

This series of events will provide unique opportunities for Canadian start-ups and major Japanese firms to connect and share information. Through reverse-pitch presentations, Japanese firms will explain about their technology needs and, during the networking session and follow-up meetings, Canadian start-ups can explain about their technology solutions.

Through this series of partnering sessions across Canada, JETRO aims to generate new innovation through partnerships between leading Japanese firms and innovative Canadian start-ups.


For more information, please go to the current events page here .


<Upcoming Events>

Ottawa 2019

Coming Soon


<Past Events>

Edmonton 2019

Date/Time: March 6th, 2019 (10:30 am - 1:30 pm)  Closed
Venue:        Startup Edmonton          

Event Details


Vancouver 2019

Date/Time: March 5th, 2019 (10:30 am - 1:30 pm)  Closed
Venue:       Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue - Simon Fraser University


Toronto 2018

Date/Time: December 11th, 2018 (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)  Closed
Venue:         OneEleven


Kitchener / Waterloo 2018

Date/Time: December 10th, 2018 (2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)  Closed
Venue:         Communitech


Montreal 2018

Date/Time:  September 27, 2018 (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)  Closed

Venue:         CEIM (Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal)