Tokyo Metropolitan Government Unveils SusHi Tech Tokyo Global Startup Programme 2024

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government announces SusHi Tech Tokyo Global Startup Programme 2024

Embark on a Global Innovation Journey: Asia’s Premier Innovation Conference

INDIA, April 29, 2024 – The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has declared the launch of the “SusHi Tech Tokyo 2024 Global Startup Programme,” Asia’s foremost innovation conference, slated for May 15-16, 2024. Anticipating remarkable turnout, this event is expected to attract over 40,000 visitors spanning 2 days, with more than 400 local and international exhibitors from 40 cities.

This initiative strives to foster “sustainable new values” through collaborative exchanges on addressing global urban challenges. Exploring themes such as demographic shifts, environmental sustainability, aging infrastructure, and the intersection of traditional culture with modern technologies, the programme serves as a hub for diverse ideas, digital expertise, and innovative solutions.

Featuring startups, investors, industry leaders, and enterprising students, the event will host speaking sessions, a pitch contest, and solution exhibitions. Notable highlights include a panel discussion on “Imagining the City of the Future and Innovation,” featuring esteemed figures such as Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo, and Adi Ignatius, Editor-in-Chief at Harvard Business Review.

SusHi Tech Tokyo: Pioneering Sustainable Urban Solutions

The SusHi Tech Tokyo initiative embodies Tokyo’s position as a global technology hub, aiming to incubate disruptive innovations addressing urban challenges worldwide. By harnessing cutting-edge technologies and fostering global collaboration, SusHi Tech Tokyo aims to shape the future of cities, not only in Japan but across the globe.

The SusHi Tech Tokyo Global Startup Programme 2024 Executive Committee expressed enthusiasm, stating, “We envision SusHi Tech Tokyo as the premier platform for global innovation. With the convergence of startups, investors, corporations, universities, and students, we aim to catalyze impactful solutions for urban challenges worldwide.”

About Global Startup Programme

TMG’s “Global Innovation with STARTUP” initiative, active since November 2022, aims to foster a vibrant startup ecosystem in Tokyo. With the objective of amplifying the number of unicorn companies and startups originating from Tokyo, the programme emphasizes open innovation and collaboration. Building on the success of previous editions, SusHi Tech Tokyo 2024 marks a significant milestone in advancing global innovation.

Event Details:

Date: May 15-16, 2024

Location: Tokyo Big Site, West Exhibition Hall 1&2 (3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan 135-0063)

Discussion Topic: Creating a Sustainable Future Urban City

Target Audience: World-leading startups, investors, major corporations, delegates from various markets, and students.

Why Attend: Explore open innovation opportunities, connect with diverse startup ecosystems, and contribute to shaping the future of urban living.

Top Themes:

  • Infrastructure: Advancing safe, secure, and resilient urban infrastructure.
  • Environment: Transitioning to a decarbonized and recycling-oriented society.
  • Living: Enhancing quality of life through technology-enabled solutions.
  • Culture: Integrating traditional culture with cutting-edge technology.
  • Impact: Driving social impact and sustainable growth.

Join us at SusHi Tech Tokyo 2024 to be part of the global innovation movement shaping the cities of tomorrow!

[Pitch Contest SusHi Tech Challenge 2024]

Asia’s largest Pitch Contest featuring 507 companies from 43 countries and regions, competing for a grand prize of 10 million yen.

[Startup Exhibition]

429 companies, including international startups from Asia, Europe, North and South America, Oceania, and the Middle East, will showcase their innovative solutions.

Examples of Exhibiting Markets

[VC/Investor Pavilion]

Connect with over 20 VCs and investors to foster innovation and investment opportunities.

[Tickets and Registration]

Registrations are open! Reserve your spot today to experience the future of urban innovation firsthand.

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