Acceleration of Innovation


JETRO innovation department promotes new business collaboration between Japan and the whole world. In particular, supporting Japanese startups who are interested to expand their businesses and collaborate with local overseas companies through programs and events participation with industry experts.


Global Acceleration Hub

Established in order to support the global expansion of Japanese startups in partnership with leading local accelerators in the advanced regions of the startup ecosystem around the world. With 30 acceleration hubs to date, this program provides assistance by providing latest information through programs, mentoring, feedback , and key connections.

Launched in 2020, the Global Acceleration Hub in Manila aims to support Japanese startups that intend to expand in the Philippines. In collaboration with accelerators, VCs, incubators, and other, the Manila hub offers three main services to Japanese startups. These are:

  • • Briefing about Philippine startup ecosystem
  • • Mentoring with Accelerators, VC, and so on
  • • Introduction of business partner and investors

Our Partner in Manila: TechShake

Innovation Event Participation: IGNITE

A premier international innovation conference by TechShake, Dentsu X, and Brainsparks, IGNITE PH promote collaboration through innovation. It aims to connect the vibrant and flourishing startup ecosystem in the Philippines to the world, and also envisions to bridge the gap and create global opportunities for the Philippine innovation industry. Supporting this purpose, JETRO serve as a partner to this event.

For more details, you may visit the IGNITE PH event website.