Cross-Border Innovation Engine 

Extended Dead line to March 28th 2020!   

 Call for Indian Startups!!

Gain exposure to Japanese investor networks


and be the first one to apply for new India - Japan bilateral crossborder POC projects

in Colloboration with.

Target : Early Stage ( preferably with MVP but not required ) to Pre A Startups


The application Deadline: Start  Feb 1st to March 28th 2020.


Requirement : 2 mins pitch video and basic info through our application form. 

What you get :  Your video will be viewed by prospective Japanese investors and/or corporatepartners before you even hit Japanese ground. 

Also you can be part of Keihanna Reserach Complex (KRC) Global Open Innovation Platform 

and gain opportunity to participate in government funded crossborder accerelation program.  

Program has been running annually and we are expanding the program to welcome Indian startups from this year!! 

Exciting opportunities to put your startup at the front-line of crossborder innovation programs presented by Keihanna Reseach Complex (KRC) led by Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR). By applying, you can gain exposures to Japanese and global investors as well as corporate partners through Keihanna Reserach Complex (KRC) Global Open Innovation Platform. 

KRC and ATR has been working with following significant global partners to promote cross- border innovation and conducting bilateal crossborder accerelation programs.    

Barcelona Activa(BA) Spain

Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) - Israel

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator(ERA) - U.S.A

National Research Council Canada(NRC) -Canad

 As of the FY 2018, Keihanna RC’s global network has 157 organizations in 18 prefectures in Japan, and 96 organizations in 12 countries in the world.

Now, KRC and ATR is finally expanding its reach to India and signed MOU with CII on 13th of January 2020, We are also planning collaboration with Nasscom to promote innovation through strategic partnership.

Having to host Expo 2025 in Osaka City in Japan, our partner corporations and investors are vigorously looking to work with innovative startups around the globe.

■About Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
Location:2-2-2 Hikaridai Seika-cho, Sorakugun, Kyoto, Japan (Kansai Science City) Overview: Aiming to promote innovations and contribute to regional revitalization, ATR pursues world-leading, ingenious research achievements in computational neuroscience, life-supporting robots, wireless and communications, and life science as well as their business developments, in collaboration between industry, academia and government. In the Keihanna RC project, ATR promotes global business-to-business matchings and supports start-ups as one of the core organizations in charge of business development support and creation of an innovation hub.

■About Keihanna Research Complex (RC)
Keihanna Research Complex project, called Keihanna RC, is promoted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). Since its start in September 2016, Keihanna RC supports the construction of a mechanism producing continuous scientific and technological innovations in the regions where universities, research institutes and companies are strategically integrated. So far, 45 organizations in the Keihanna Science City participate in this project and cooperate with other large enterprises, SMEs, startups, and local residents in the pursuit of world-class innovations and creation of a global innovation ecosystem.

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