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KGAP+ Batch7 -India Challenge with NASSCOM-2022/03/16

KGAP+ (Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus) will hold a selection pitch webinar for Batch 7 in collaboration with NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) in India.

KGAP+ is a startup support program for promising startups from Japan and abroad. Startups pursue collaboration with large Japanese enterprises as well as overseas expansion. So far, 79 startups from 10 countries have participated in the Batch 1 to 6, and 80% of the startups have been able to implement PoC or enter into collaborative discussions with the program’s support.

Deep-tech startups with advanced and innovative technologies have been participating from India, an IT powerhouse. At this event, NASSCOM will introduce their “Deep-tech Club 2.0”, and the startups aiming to qualify will make passionate pitches.

  • In March 2021, NASSCOM, ATR, and XBorder Innovations signed a MOU to enhance the global innovation ecosystem through collaboration, such as ATR and XBI supporting open innovation between Indian startups participating in NASSCOM’s DeepTech Club 2.0 and Japanese companies. For more information, click here.


  • About KGAP+ Batch 7, click here.
  • KGAP+ is in collaboration with the Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo – Kobe Consortium which was selected a Global Startup City under the Japanese Cabinet Office. For more information about business environment in Kansai region, see “INVEST JAPAN, INVEST KANSAI

Date / Time Wednesday, March 16, 2022 14:00 - 15:05

Online by Zoom


*Time: Japan Standard Time
*Language: English


14:00 Opening remarks


14:05 Greeting remarks

Mr. Mayank Joshi
Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India


14:10 Introduction of KGAP+

Ms. Makiko Tatsumi
Director of Business Development Office, ATR
KGAP+ Program Manager


14:20 Presentation by QNu Labs, Indian alumni from Batch 6

The first India’s quantum key delivery company that helps large enterprises accelerate their transition to quantum-safe security solutions.


14:25 Introduction of NASSCOM DeepTech Club

Ms. Shreya Sharma
Manager, NASSCOM Deep-tech Club 2.0


14:35 Pitch by NASSCOM recommended startups

    1. SenseGiz
      SenseGiz has developed a solution that can help enforce social distancing and contact tracing at the workplace.
    2. QpiAI India
      QpiAI Integrates AI and Quantum vertically into its various product to provide market leading solutions.
    3. Intellolabs
      Quality assessment of Agri products to assist in marketplace
      [Agri DX]
    4. Sagar Defence Engineering
      Sagar Defence Engineering(SDE) indigenously developed a system called Genesis “Boat in a Box” that could be retrofitted upon a regular vessel and give it all the capabilities of an intelligent vessel and the ability to execute repetitive missions without the need of human intervention.
      [Marine DX]
    5. SwitchOn
      SwitchOn is a hardware-software platform that allows industries to create digital twins of their machinery and heavy assets, monitor and predict deterioration and failures in advance, thus ensuring better up-time and longer life.
      [Manufacturing DX]

15:00 Closing remarks

*The timetable might be changed.

Object Anyone interested in collaboration with startups from India, etc.
Due date for application Wednesday, March 16, 2022 15:30

Notes for attendance

・A link to the Zoom webinar will be provided to you by email after you sign up for the event.
・When you sign in the webinar, please use the email address that you wrote in the application form.

– Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)

– Keihanna Research Complex

Sponsor etc.
  • ■ Co-hosted by

    – National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)

  • ■ Cooperated by

    – Embassy of India
    – Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)


  • Business Development Office,
    Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
  • E-mail:bdo-event@atr.jp