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KGAP+ DAY – Batch9 DEMO-DAY –2023/10/05

KGAP+ (Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus) will hold DEMO-DAY for Batch 9.

The 22 companies from 11 countries that participated in the 9th cohort of the program, which started on June 23, have been working as hard as they can on mentoring, an unveiling event, approaching Japanese enterprises, and proposing PoC and collaborations, despite the difficulties of online implementation. At the Demo-Day, the finale of the program, they will present results and learnings, as well as make passionate live pitches from around the world, in search of new partners and customers. We hope you can join us!

This time it will be held as one of the sessions at KYOTO SMARTCITY EXPO 2023, which will be held on October 5th and 6th.

About Kyoto Smart City Expo, click here

  • For more information about KGAP+ Batch 9, click here
  • KGAP+ is in collaboration with the Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo – Kobe Consortium which was selected as 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, October 05, 2023 9:30 - 18:00

Online by Zoom


*Time: Japan Standard Time
*Language: English


■ Session 1


09:30 Opening remarks for Session 1


09:35 Introduction of Keihanna Global Innovation Ecosystem and KGAP+

Dr. Hiroyuki Suzuki, Executive Vice President, ATR


09:50 Pitches by KGAP+ Batch 9  12 startups (Canada 6, Japan 2, Hong Kong 1, India 3)

    1. Sleeep Technologies
      SLEEP Tech provides a comprehensive array of B2B2C products, including franchising, property design, equipment sales, SaaS operation systems, and operation management services.
    2. NUNAFAB
      A new type of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) that offers several benefits over conventional concrete. With a service life of 70-100 years, UHPC lasts several times longer, and it is 4-5 times stronger while being PVC-free and environmentally friendly.
      [Construction tech]
    3. Haply Robotics
      A compact feedback system designed to reproduce the sense of touch in VR and other virtual spaces. It reproduces the sense of touch needed to simulate technical tasks, such as surgical training, and can accurately emulate complex sensations such as cutting tissue or drilling into bone.
      [Smart devices]
    4. Mazlite
      An advanced spray monitoring platform that can be used not only in the automotive industry but also in the pharmaceutical industry, food processing, agriculture, etc. It detects minimal changes in spray operation and measures the spray pattern to ensure the correct coating thickness simultaneously.
    5. TradeWorks Environmental
      Enhancing existing biological treatment capacity using non-toxic, naturally occurring microorganisms, providing a sustainable and cost-effective alternative to expensive and resource-intensive treatment options.
    6. Tochtech Technologies
      A non-contact, non-wearable sleep tracker. Caregivers can stay informed at all times, enabling seniors to live independently while feeling safe, connected, and cared for. The solution also offers insights into sleep patterns, helping to improve sleep quality and overall well-being.
    7. Prevu3D
      Using 3D scanning technology to provide an intuitive and powerful way to visualize and manage digital twins. It allows the society to rethink what you can do remotely and simulate proposed adjustments.
    8. Radiant
      The product for cane users with the functions of alerting dangerous areas, facilitating location sharing with family members, and recording high-risk spots.
    9. Project K
      Multi-Diversity Networks (MDN) is a wireless solution tailored for field work, such as forestry. It offers robust, cost-efficient, and low-latency communications, enabling high-quality video transmission in challenging environments.
      [Advanced Networks]
    10. Simyog Technology
      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.
      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.
    12. Kaizen Voiz
      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.


12:00 Closing remarks for Session 1



■ Session 2


15:30 Opening remarks for Session 2


15:35 Introduction of Keihanna Global Innovation Ecosystem and KGAP+

Dr. Hiroyuki Suzuki, Executive Vice President, ATR


15:50 Pitches by KGAP+ Batch 9  10 startups (Israel 3, Europe 7)

    1. Eyelight
      An innovative 3D interactive platform that enables users to engage with virtual environments in a manner akin to real-life interactions. Through a novel blend of smart materials and precise mechanics, this technology swiftly converts visual data into tangible 3D models, offering real-time immersion.
      [Smart devices]
    2. SliBio Coating
      The first and only product that uniquely repels pests from plants due to a smooth biopolymer surface and constitutes a mechanical barrier so that ants and arthropods fail to climb onto the plant.
    3. NOF – Natural Offset Farming
      An energy-efficient cooling device that utilizes liquid carbon dioxide to transfer heat and provide effective cooling for various mediums. It enhances yield production, reduces energy consumption in indoor and vertical farming, and enables efficient cooling of LED lighting and irrigated water.
      [Green Tech]
    4. Montinutra
      A Finnish biorefinery startup that produces natural biochemicals from forest industry side streams using water-based extraction technology. They offer polysaccharides, lignins, and fibers with novel applications typically in cosmetics and industry domains.
    5. SHION
      Shion is Europe’s leading manufacturer of the most technologically advanced Active Acoustic Interior Treatment Systems. Their hardware is designed to eliminate any internal and external noise and deliver the best sound quality and experience.
      [Smart devices]
    6. Lake Fusion Technologies
      LFT offers various products and services, including artifact filtering and performance assurance for LiDARs in adverse weather conditions, environment perception software, and fusion algorithms to achieve high safety levels up to ASIL D and meet SOTIF conditions.
      [Mobility/Smart City]
    7. Nabla Vision
      Nabla Vision specializes in real-time 3D perception solutions that prioritize efficient and secure operations for applications such as intelligent monitoring, real-time robotics, remote operation, autonomous navigation, and security surveillance.
      [Smart City]
    8. LogMeal
      Introducing the cutting-edge API for food AI, food tracking, and food diary generation. The advanced solution offers the industry’s leading Food Image Recognition API, empowering your business with comprehensive food imaging information.
    9. Recloud
      An online platform designed for comparing BIM models and 3D scans, facilitating efficient detection of inconsistencies between the two. Utilizing its advanced 3D viewer, the software swiftly identifies disparities, enabling prompt revisions.
      [Construction tech]
    10. Praeferre
      A user data privacy management solution that allows users of the freemium consumer app to manage their digital security for all online activities freely, easily change their data preferences and be rewarded for sharing their data for commercial use.


18:00 Closing remarks for Session 2

*The timetable might be changed.

Object Anyone interested in collaboration with startups and global collaboration, etc.
Due date for application October 5, 2023, at 17:30

Notes for attendance

- A link to the Zoom webinar will be provided to you by email after you sign up for the event.
- Please enter with the e-mail address registered at the time of application.

– Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
– Keihanna Research Complex


Sponsor etc.
  • ■ Co-hosted by

    – The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)
    – Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

    – National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)
    – Israel Innovation Authority
    – State of Bavaria in Japan
    – Invest in Bavaria

    – Catalonia Trade & Investment Office – ACCIÓ (Tokyo Office)
    – EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
    – Startup Lithuania
    – Global Incubator Network Austria (GIN)
    – Innovate UK




  • ■ Cooperated by

    – Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
    – Economic and Trade Mission, Embassy of Israel in Japan
    – Global Digital MOJO
    – XBorder Innovations



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