Program

Schedule

GIF 2023 will be divided into several events spread across different regions, and each will feature keynote addresses, online exhibitions, live pitches, and one-on-one meetings. Live pitches will have keynote addresses by key speakers, as well as a voting function that lets viewers vote for the startup they most want to come to Osaka (in early 2024). Viewers are encouraged to book one-on-one meetings with the startups whose online exhibits and live pitches captured their attention.

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Schedule

✔ Check out product videos and meeting content on the GIF website.
✔ Live pitches are the ideal forums for startups to describe their hopes for pursuing business partnerships in Japan and for audiences to ask questions in real time.
✔ One-on-one meetings are for startups and interested local businesses to talk business (interpreters available).

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Europe/Middle East

19 Oct 2023

8-9 Nov 2023

North/South America

21 Nov 2023

7-8 Dec 2023

Europe/Middle East

Keynote Address

Latest Technology Trends in Europe and Prospects for Collaboration with Japanese Companies

[Date & Venue]

19 Oct 2023 [Keynote Address] 4:00pm~5:00pm [Live Pitch] 5:00pm~6:30pm

Zoom Webinar

[Content]

Topic1:The latest trends in technology in Europe


Topic2: Collaboration between European and Japanese companies and future expectations and prospects


Topic3: What Europe is looking for from Osaka and Japanese companies now

 

 

[Speaker]

Mr. Richard Lyle, VP Trade & FDI at Intralink / President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Intralink is an international business consulting firm with many specialists for East Asian business, with a focus on Japan, and has worked with Western companies as a clientele to help them expand into Asia. In recent years Intralink has also helped Japanese companies expand into the United States and Europe.

Mr. Lyle has a long career in Japan, assisting Western companies and institutions in their expansion into Japan.
He is also a technology expert and one of the leaders in solving complex business challenges.
He has been at the forefront of the company's efforts to support Western start-ups in their business development in Japan. He has helped secure a multimillion-yen investment in web security systems company CertiVox, assisted P2i, a company specializing in plasma protection, and has worked with a wide range of companies, from those with the latest automotive emissions technology to those that deal with traditional diesel trucks.
With his support, numerous startups have successfully developed their businesses in Japan.

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Live Pitch

Startups from Europe / Middle East will have their pitch about the collaboration with Japanese companies!

Exhibitor

<Israel>
◆VOTIS Subdermal Imaging Technologies, Ltd. "VOTIS helps people with diabetes keep their feet."(Health Tech)

 

◆Steakholder Foods "Consume a good steak, not the planet." (Agri-tech, Food-tech)

 

<France>
◆FACIL'iti Japon K.K. "FACIL’iti - your user experience companion.You are one click away from improving your website’s browsing experience." (DX)

 

<Switzerland>
◆AICA SA "Accessible Robotics. For Everyone." (Robotics)

 

◆Lighthouse Tech "Lighthouse is an intelligent eyewear frame that gives blind people independence." (Health Tech)

 

<Spain>
◆Bio2Coat S.L. "100% natural and sustainable edible coating solution that keep fruits and vegetables fresh for longer" (Agri-tech, Food-tech)

 

<Estonia>
◆GScan "Flexibility, robustness, and reliability: Unlocking sustainable asset management with muon flux-based non-destructive 3D imaging technology" (AR・VR・MR, DX, Green Tech, Carbon Neutrality, New Energy )

 

<UK>
◆Q5D Technology Limited "Additive manufacturing with conductors. Eliminate traditional wiring, saving space and weight." (Robotics, DX, Green Tech, Carbon Neutrality, New Energy )

 

 

5min. (Presentation) + 3 min. (Q&A) per exhibitor
Only real-time viewers can ask questions by the chat box!


Vote for the startup who you want to come to Osaka!
Vote for the startup you want to call to Osaka! The winner will be invited to Osaka on January or February 2024! Only real-time viewers can vote, so please join us!


[Date & Venue]
19 Oct 2023 [Keynote Address] 4:00pm~5:00 [Live Pitch] 5:00pm~6:30pm
Zoom Webinar

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B2B Meeting

8(Wed) - 9 (Thu) Nov 2023 (JST)

At GIF, interpreters are on hand for all one-on-one meetings free of charge!

Cross-border business meetings can be daunting, but the GIF organizers and our partner institutions offer pre-meeting advice to help alleviate participants’ concerns and guide them through the process. We also offer post-meeting advice based on the meeting’s proceedings.

Registration for B2B meetings is available now!

The latest information will be sent to the website registrants as soon as possible, so if you have not registered as a user, please register.

North/South America

Keynote Address

The latest movement in the Boston ecosystem and technology

[Date & Venue]

21 Nov 2023 [Keynote Address] 9:30am~10:30am [Live Pitch] 10:30am~12:00noon

Zoom Webinar

[Content]

Topic1: Overview of the Boston ecosystem
Boston's history, technology wave including advanced materials and biotech, and key assets like university and startup base in Boston.

 

Topic2: Technology trends
On a wide range of technology trends, including cleantech, materials, robotics, life sciences, and more

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[Speaker]

Dr. Val R. Livada / Catalyst of MIT Deshpande Center, Research Affiliate of MIT Materials Research Lab / Founder of Corporate Entrepreneurship  Network/ Co-founder of Great Dome Associates

During his career of more than 40 years  Dr. Livada has focused on issues at the nexus of strategy and innovation. He has worked with Global 300 companies, startup ventures, regional development organizations and university technology transfer groups. Dr. Livada had taught at the Sloan School of Management at  at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and also currently works at the MIT  Deshpande Center and MIT Materials Research Lab.

Live Pitch

Startups from North/South America will have their pitch about the collaboration with Japanese companies!

Exhibitor

<Canada>
◆Audace Technologies "Smart mobile green power source powered by AI for better autonomy" (Green Tech, Carbon Neutrality, New Energy )

 

◆IPTOKI "Accurate personal authentification system that requires no specific action from user and that can be added to any existing platform." (Health Tech)

 

<US>
◆Somalytics, Inc "Better "sense" for the digital world." (AR・VR・MR, Robotics, Health Tech)

 

<Colombia>
◆Bioingred Tech "We Tropicalize the world with specialized bio-based ingredients that promote the well-being of people and contribute to empowering a sustainable bioeconomy"  (Agri-tech, Food-tech)

 

<Brazil>
◆Vivax"A PORTABLE REHABILITATION ROBOT; Assistive Rehabilitation Machine; Therapy Gamification; HOME CARE Rehabilitation; rehabilitation robotics, neurological rehabilitation, orthopedic rehabilitation," (AR・VR・MR, Robotics, Health Tech)

 

◆TIDALWATT "Harnessing the ocean's power for a sustainable, green future." (Robotics, Green Tech, Carbon Neutrality, New Energy)

 

 

5min. (Presentation) + 3 min. (Q&A) per exhibitor
Only real-time viewers can ask questions by the chat box!


Vote for the startup who you want to come to Osaka!
Vote for the startup you want to call to Osaka! The winner will be invited to Osaka on January or February 2024! Only real-time viewers can vote, so please join us!


[Date & Venue]
21 Nov 2023 [Keynote Address] 9:30am~10:30am [Live Pitch] 10:30am~12:00noon
Zoom Webinar

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B2B Meeting

7(Thu) - 8 (Fri) Dec 2023 (JST)

At GIF, interpreters are on hand for all one-on-one meetings free of charge!

Cross-border business meetings can be daunting, but the GIF organizers and our partner institutions offer pre-meeting advice to help alleviate participants’ concerns and guide them through the process. We also offer post-meeting advice based on the meeting’s proceedings.

Registration for B2B meetings is available now!

The latest information will be sent to the website registrants as soon as possible, so if you have not registered as a user, please register.

Associated Events

GIF ASEAN-Japan

Startups from Japan and ASEAN will have their pitch about the collaboration with Japanese companies!

[Date & Venue]

14 Dec 2023 3:30pm-5:00pm

Zoom Webinar

How to apply

Please confirm detalis and apply from the link below.

https://www.osaka.cci.or.jp/event/seminar/202311/D11231102012.html

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