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KGAP+ Batch9 -India Challenge-2023/05/31

KGAP+ (Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus)  will hold for Batch9 selection pitch webinar 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, 117 startups from 13 countries have participated in the Batch 1 to 8, and more than 70% of the startups have been able to implement PoC or enter into collaborative discussions with the program’s support.

Indian startups are showing tremendous growth, with 2,250 tech startups established in 2021 and 23 new unicorns in 2022, bringing the total to 96.In this event, Indian startups with such high technology will make a hot pitch aiming to pass the qualifying round.

  • 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 9, 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, May 31, 2023 14:00 - 15:30

Online by Zoom


*Time: Japan Standard Time
*Language: English


14:00 Opening remarks


14:05 Introduction of KGAP+

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


14:15 Greeting remarks

      Mr. Dipanjan Bag,   Principal, Starups, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)


14:20 Pitch by NASSCOM recommended startups

    1. Beyond imagination technologies
      Bitmemoir offers an innovative solution to combat global issues of identity theft and forgery, while providing decentralized database management to address geopolitical challenges and natural disasters.
      An affordable frictionless voice biometrics solution for identity and access management, CLM automation, fraud prevention, and more. It also offers IVRS, cloud CC, and conversational voice assistants for digital transformation and hyper scaling.
      Adiuvo Diagnostics is a Medical Device Startup developing innovative solutions in Wound Care combining Optoelectronics and Machine Learning to bring down the rate of amputation and antibiotic misuse.
    4. AShield Technologies
      An innovative solution to eliminate passwords and SMS-based 2FA codes and reduce the clicks required for user verification by over 92%. AShield boosts customer acquisition and conversion rates while preventing fraud for B2C mobile apps.
    5. BosonQ Psi
      As digital computers reach their limits, BosonQ Psi aims to become the leading provider of high-quality quantum computing and multiphysics engineering simulation solutions for various industries, including aerospace, automotive, power generation, and more, to solve key challenges.
    6. PRINT2B TECH PVT LIMITED (Print2Block)
      Print2block is an enterprise blockchain platform for issuing verifiable and tamper-proof digital documents. Ideal for finance, healthcare, education, real estate, and government sectors, it reduces errors and fraud, improving trust infrastructure.
    7. QpiAI India Pvt Ltd
      Vertically integrated AI and Quantum Technologies to provide the next-generation of advanced computing technology that enable high-performance modeling and compute for optimization, simulation, and machine learning problems.
    8. Simyog Technology Pvt Ltd
      Compliance-Scope is an enterprise software product that offers Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) simulation capability. Our customers include Texas Instruments, STM, Microchip, Infineon, Bosch, Panasonic, DENSO, Sumitomo, and Mercedes Benz.


15:25 Closing remarks


*The timetable might be changed.

Object Anyone interested in collaboration with startups from India, etc.
Due date for application May 31, 2023, at 15:15

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

    – National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)

    – Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

  • ■ Cooperated by

    -Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

  • Business Development Office, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
    Innovation Promote Department, Kansai Research Institute
  • E-mail:kih@keihanna-rc.jp