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In this year’s iteration themed “In the era of New Normal, how can Osaka's/Kansai's strengths contribute to the world?”
Dear friends, We would like to present to you another business opportunity in the Osaka region. This year, be ready and take part in the largest innovation hackathon, to be held 18-19/2/2021, in Osaka.
Entrepreneurs, investors, large corporations, and students alike will participate as the main players to the ecosystem and discuss the importance of innovation creation and the potential generated through interregional collaboration under the scope of the COVID-19 crisis.
Meanwhile, the genuine connections formed at the event will also help spread the “Hack Osaka Movement,” the unique engine to a continuous stream of innovation, to the world.
Kansai, a metropolitan area of around 33,000 km² centered around Osaka and the surrounding cities and regions such as Kyoto and Kobe, is home to a population of around 23 million, and amasses countless major corporations, SMEs in manufacturing, prestigious academic and research institutions.
Osaka/Kansai region is the second largest economic center in Japan and the home of numerous multinational corporations such as Panasonic. The “Hack Award” is a global business plan contest that matches entrepreneurs’ ideas and business models against one another. This year, if your solution is in the areas up-and-coming startups that have gathered domestic and international interest in the “Smart City,” “Healthcare,” and “FoodTech” fields will be competing under the theme of Future Society. - Don't miss this great opportunity.
Overview page and application form are attached.
Waiting for your application,
Do not hesitate to contact us:
Oded Schaffer, Manager
ISRAEL EXPORT INSTITUTE
Manager Alain Mendoza, Regional Manager
International Business Affairs