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KGAP+ Batch8 -Israel Challenge-2022/09/22

KGAP+ (Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus) will hold a selection pitch webinar for Batch 8 in Israel.

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, 96 startups from 11 countries have participated in the Batch 1 to 7, and more than 70% of the startups have been able to implement PoC or enter into collaborative discussions with the program’s support.

The final of the six selection rounds for the 7th cohort is for Israel! Eight startups from the well-known startup nation, which have passed tough pre-selection process, with the help of the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA), a core partner of KGAP+, will make passionate pitches about their innovative technologies and services in order to participate in the program.

  • IIA, ATR and KRI (Keihanna Research Institute) have was signed a memorandum of understanding in January of 2019, with attendance of Economy, Trade and Industry Ministries of both countries. More info


  • About KGAP+ Batch 8, 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 Thursday, September 22, 2022 16:00 - 17:30

Online by Zoom


*Time: Japan Standard Time
*Language: English


16:00 Opening remarks

16:05 – Greeting remarks

Mr. Daniel Kolbar
Minister, Head of Economic & Trade Mission, Embassy of Israel in Japan

16:10 – Introduction of KGAP+

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

16:20 – Pitches by Israeli startups

      1. Cardiokol Ltd
        “Using Voice to Save Lives” – Cardiokol is a digital telehealth company that develops voice-based markers and methods for monitoring and screening heart rhythmdisorders in large at-risk populations.
      2. Revuze
        Revuze offers a complete suite of solutions to helps brands understand in depth their landscape on a daily basis and in support of tactical and strategic decisions.
        [DATA/ AI]
      3. Solutum Technologies Ltd
        Solutum have developed a novel plastic material th at dissolves in water at ambient temperature, after a pre determined dissolve delay time , and then biodegrades intoH2O, CO2 and biomass, leaving no microplastics or toxic residue.
        [Cleantech/Renewable energy]
      4. Imagry
        Imagry is an Autonomous Vehicle software provider that has created a mapless driving system.
        Our bio-inspired technology combines real-time vision-based perception network, and imitation-learning AI for driving decision-making network.
      5. DeePathology Ltd. 
        DeePathology develops AI based solutions for digital pathology. Its main product is the DeePathology STUDIO, a Do It Yourself platform that allows the creation of AI solutions for problems in pathology.
        DeePathology graduated the Roche Digital Health accelerator and is active in Israel, Europe and the USA.


16:45 – Latest trends in Israeli startups (Israel Innovation Authority)

Ms. Hadar Zax
International programs manager Japan & Australia
The international collaboration division


16:55 Pitches by Israeli startups

      1.  Hypervision LTD 
        The Company is developing extended reality (XR) technology for immersive and competitive Metaverse.
        The Company is supported by financial partners and Israeli Innovation Authority (IIA).
        [Virtual/Extended Reality (VR/XR)]
      2.  Newsight Imaging Ltd 
        Our depth camera sensors for machine vision serve verticals such as Robotics, Industry 4.0, Automotive Safety, Surveillance, and more. Newsight’s patented 3D mapping technology, known as enhanced Time of Flight (eTOF™️), allows unparalleled accuracy of distance measurement with less than 1% error rate.
      3. NeoLogic
        Semiconductors soft-IP and hard-IP vendor – selling novel chip\block designs that can leapfrog an existing design (RTL\Netlist) up to 3 generations ahead (while still staying at a specific technology node).
      4. SilverStream Medical
        SilverStream Medical provide a Holistic Wound Treatment Cycle. One SilverStream product serves the whole treatment procedure, which facilitates the treatment process,shortens the healing period, and is highly cost-effective.
      5. PointAR
        PointAR’s solution combines a smart laser pointing system projected directly onto the physical target and uses augmented-reality devices together with AI & remote expert support to provide additional information for field technicians.
        [Industry 4.0]


17:25 – Closing remarks


*The timetable might be changed.

Object Anyone interested in collaboration with startups from Israel, etc.
Due date for application September 22,2022 ,at 17:15

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

    – Israel Innovation Authority

  • ■ Cooperated by

    – Economic and Trade Mission, Embassy of Israel in Japan
    – The Kansai Israel Business Promotion Consortium (The Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan; The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Kansai Association of Corporate Executives; Kansai Economic Federation; Public Foundation of Kansai Research Institute; The Japan External Trade Organization Osaka; Japan Israel Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kansai Headquarters; Wakayama Prefectural Government)
    – Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)


  • - Keihanna Research-Complex
    - Business Development Office,
    Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
  • E-mail:kih@keihanna-rc.jp