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Thailand-Japan Fast Track Pitch Event 2023

Welcome to the Fast Track Pitch.

This is your pathway to open innovation with industry leading companies and visionary startups in ASEAN and Japan. Find unique co-creation opportunities and grow together to make the world better.

ZestThailand Thailand-Japan Fast track Pitch Event2023 07 Aug2023 9:00-17:00 Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit & ZOOM Webiner

Grant Opportunity for Finalists

Project proposals by finalist startups of the Fast Track Pitch will be given additional points in the selection process of the Asia Digital Transformation (ADX) Promotion Program.
The ADX Promotion Program provides grants of up to 50 million Japanese Yen.
For more details, please refer to the following link.

Outline of Asia Dgital Transformation (ADX)Promotion ProgramPDFファイル(899KB)

About the Fast Track Pitch

The Fast Track Pitch is the new platform for start-ups and companies from ASEAN, Japan, and around the world to co-create open innovation.
At the Fast Track Pitch in Thailand, leading companies from Thailand and Japan provide challenge to solve in collaborations with start-ups. Selected start-ups will pitch their proposals to challenge owners and supporters at the finalist pitch event in Bangkok.
The Fast Track Pitch provides unique business development opportunities for both start-ups and companies and generates open innovation in ASEAN.

Challenge Timeline

July 9
Deadline to submit proposals (Extended)
July 3-14
Interviews with shortlisted start-ups
July 23
Announcement of finalist start-ups
July 23 - August 4
Pitch Brush Up
August 7
Finalist Pitch in Bangkok
August 7
Pitch Event ProgramPDFファイル(3.4MB)
Challenge Owner Finalist Startup
Kubota Intello Labs Pvt. Ltd.
Durio Innovation Co.,Ltd.
Minebea Unerry
Neural Group (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Unicharm Talk to PEACH
Liclass Education co.,ltd.
PTT PCL AccuPredict Services Pte Ltd
HedgeSPA Limited
PTT EP sustainacraft, Inc.
Sagri Co., Ltd
VEKIN (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.
IRPC Algal Bio Co.,Ltd.
AC Biode
Emulsion Flow Technologies​
Ajinomoto No finalist startup to pich. Ajinomoto's representative will present activities to generate innovation.


Submit your proposal now and win a chance to develop new businesses!

July 9 2023 Deadline to submit proposals


May 25 2023
ASEAN-Japan Fast Track Pitch Event in Thailand launched call from start-ups for challenges

Previous Edition

50th Year of ASEAN-Japan friendship and corporation

  • The year 2023 marks the 50th commemorative year of ASEAN-Japan relations. JETRO actively contribute to make the anniversary year a new start of the collaborative relationship for the future.


JETRO, or the Japan External Trade Organization, is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world.


J-Bridge is a business platform to facilitate collaboration between Japanese and overseas companies. JETRO supports cross-border open innovation for accelerating digital and green transformation.


For more information, please contact:

E-mail: BGK-INVESTJP@jetro.go.jp