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Latest UpdatesFUKUOKA: Business networking with Northern European companies which have cutting-edge IoT technologies (Oct 17, 18)

Sep 19, 2018

Fukuoka prefecture invites cutting-edge IoT technologies companies from Sweden and Finland. We will carry out the business networking events with IT and software companies in the prefecture. By utilizing these events, we will attract foreign firms that have possibilities to invest in Fukuoka.

1. Regional Business Conference (RBC) in Fukuoka
Date October 17 (Wed), 2018, 2 : 00 - 6 : 30 p.m.
Venue

Hyatt Regency FukuokaExternal site: a new window will open.(2-14-1 Hakataeki Higashi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka)

Program

  1. Part I (2 : 00 - 3 : 40 p.m.)
    • Greeting from Organizer (Hiroshi Ogawa, Governor of Fukuoka Prefecture)
    • JETRO’s activities for promoting inward Foreign Direct Investment in Japan (Tomohiro Takashima, Director-General, Invest Japan Department of JETRO)
    • Introduction to Business Environment in Fukuoka (Hiroshi Ogawa, Governor of Fukuoka Prefecture)
    • Fukuoka from a point of view of Mycronic (Mr. Magnus Raberg, President of Mycronic Technologies CorporationExternal site: a new window will open.)
    • Efforts coward high-level human resources development at colleges of technology (Dr. Shigeru Kuchii, National Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu College National Institute of Technology, Headquarters of Research Promotion & industry-academia collaboration)
    • Creating the cutting edge through open innovation (Mr. Toshihiro Kose, Associate Director of Industry Research Office Corporate Sales & Marketing Div. of YASKAWA Electric Corporation External site: a new window will open.)
    • Reason why Groovenauts bases in Fukuoka and its future vision (Mr. Eihiro Saishu, President of GroovenautsExternal site: a new window will open.)
  2. Intermission (3 : 40 - 3 : 50 p.m.)
  3. Part II (3 : 50 - 4 : 50 p.m.)
    • Efforts toward for Industry 4.0 in Sweden and Finland (Ms. Cecilia Leiram, Commercial Counsellor of Embassy of Sweden, Mr. Pekka Laitinen, Commercial Counsellor of Embassy of Finland)
    • Short presentations by 8 northern European companies
  4. Intermission (4 : 50 - 5 : 00 p.m.)
  5. Business networking (5 : 00 - 6 : 30 p.m., registration from 4 : 45 p.m.)
    *Organized by FIBA
Language Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation
Admission fee Free *Charge for participating in Business networking (4,000 JPY, 3,000 JPY for FIBA members)
Seating Capacity Approximately: 80
Application deadline October 10 (Wed), 2018
2. The Business Meeting with Northern European Companies (at the venue of “Monozukuri Fair 2018’’)
Date October 18 (Thu), 2018, 10 : 00 - 12 : 00 a.m., 3 : 00 - 5 : 00 p.m.
Venue

Marine Messe FukuokaExternal site: a new window will open. (7-1 Okihamamachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka)

Language Japanese-English consecutive interpretation
Admission Fee Free (advance registration required)
Seating Capacity Arrangement of business meetings will be made upon your application.
Application deadline October 10 (Wed), 2018
3. Seminar (The Presentation of Northern European Companies) ((at the venue of “Monozukuri Fair 2018’’)
Date October 18 (Thu), 2018, 1 : 00-2 : 45p.m.
Venue

Marine Messe FukuokaExternal site: a new window will open., 3F, Room D (7-1 Okihamamachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka)

Language Japanese-English consecutive interpretation
Fee Free (advance registration required)
Seating Capacity Approximately: 50
Application deadline October 9 (Tue), 2018
Common to all the events
Host Fukuoka Prefectural Gov.、METI、JETRO、Invest Fukuoka
Targets

IT and software companies in Fukuoka prefecture

Details of Sweden and Finland companies Please see 8 Northern European Companies which have cutting – edge IoT technologiesPDF file(External site: a new window will open.)(144KB) (INVEST FUKUOKA)
Application Please see below for the details and registration.
Business networking with Northern European companies which have cutting-edge IoT technologies in FukuokaExternal site: a new window will open.(INVEST FUKUOKA - Fukuoka Foreign Investment Promotion Center)

Inquiry

Fukuoka Foreign Investment Promotion Center
(Fukuoka Prefectural Gov. Investment Promotion Div.)
Mr.Takada, Mr.Mizota
E-mail: info@investfk.jp