Innovation Partnership Seminar - Grow your business in Japan - 25 October 2018

Sep 19, 2018

Date: Thursday 25th October 2018

Time: 16.00-17.10 (followed by networking reception)

Venue: techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London EC4A 4AD, UK

Language: English


JETRO is setting up our J-Startup pavilion at TechDay London event, taking place in London on Friday 26th October, as part of our Global Venture Ecosystem Acceleration programme. The pavilion is a space for Japanese startups to exhibit, with the aim of supporting their overseas expansion.

On this occassion, we are organising a seminar on Thursday 25th October, targeted towards innovative overseas startups, in the fields such as fintech, cybersecurity, medical IT, AI, logistics IT etc.

The aim of this event is to provide an opportunity for you to meet with Japanese enterprises actively looking for promising startups, learn about the attractiveness of Japan's ecosystem for innovation and discover your potential in Japan.

The seminar will be followed by a networking reception to promote exchange of business innvoation between the companies.

Register here (free of charge).

Programme* <Moderator: JETRO>

15.30-16.00  Registration

16.00-16.05  Opening remarks

                      (JETRO / Mr Simon Spier, Head of International Trade, techUK)

16.05-16.25  Presentation

                      (Mr Yuma Saito, Managing Director, Tohmatsu Venture Support Co., Ltd.)

16.25-16.40  Company presentation

                      (Fujitsu Ltd.)

16.40-16.55  Company presentation

                      (Mr Akito Nozawa, Deputy Group Director, General Products, ICT & Financial Business, ITOCHU

                       Europe PLC)

16.55-17.10  Q&A

17.10-18.00  Networking Reception - with complimentary Japanese drink and canape

*The programme may be subject to change.


This event is organised by JETRO in co-operation with techUK.

For more information, please contact the Investment Team, JETRO London at: or 020 7421 8315.