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KGAP+ DAY – Batch10 Unveiling –2023/12/08

KGAP+ (Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus) will hold an unveiling event for Batch 10.

KGAP+ supports the search for business partners for domestic and foreign startups. To date, 140 companies from 15 countries have participated, boasting a matching rate of 68%.

Batch10 received entries from partner institutions around the world, and 15 companies from 9 countries have decided to participate. Italy and Luxembourg participated for the first time!

Please join us for an energetic launch with innovative products and services!

  • For more information about KGAP+ Batch 10, 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 Friday, December 08, 2023 15:00 - 17:30

Online by Zoom


*Time: Japan Standard Time
*Language: English

15:00 Opening remarks


15:02 Introduction of Keihanna Global Innovation Ecosystem and KGAP+

Dr. Hiroyuki Suzuki, Executive Vice President, ATR


15:12 Pitches by KGAP+ Batch 10  15 startups

【Green Tech・Agriculture & Food Tech】

    1. ISCLEANAIR(Italy)
      ISCLEANAIR provides an innovative filter-less entirely water-based solution: APA – Air Pollution Abatement designed to utterly abate pollutants, viruses, bacteria and CO2, for a healthier and safer clean air, designed for both indoor and outdoor spaces.
    2. Purammon(Israel)
      Purammon develops, produces and sells electrocatalytic technologies and systems for wastewater treatment, purification and reuse, ammonia removal from wastewater and green hydrogen production from wastewater.
    3. replantin’(Israel)
      Replantin’ is an ag-food tech company, developing data-driven Fresh Produce Vending Machine, fully automated and fully monitored (CEA) located inside retailers stores and restaurants, and providing safe, healthy and fresh produce, 365 days a year
    4. Omnivore Recycling(Germany)
      Omnivore Recycling builds containerized recycling plants to efficiently convert food waste into protein using insects. In the container insect larvae eat the waste and recycle nutrients. Larvae are high-value feed for livestock and aquaculture with low footprint.

【Materials and Smart Devices】

    1. DAN*NA Artificial Nature(Spain)
      DAN*NA offers a new bio-based copolyester called PLH, which uses a globally patented bio-based material. With its multifunctionality and controllable biodegradability from 4 weeks to several years, it is suitable for applications in fields such as agriculture, health, and electronics.
    2. Phyona(UK)
      Phyona focuses on phytomining of nanoparticles by useing plants to recover metal-bearing compounds from low-grade ores (e.g. contaminated sites or natural rock formations). The processing of the metal-rich biomass recovers the metals while retaining biomass features that can then be further processed.
    3. Nanomox(UK)
      Nanomox pioneers sustainable metal processing with proprietary OIS(Oxidative Ionothermal Synthesis) technology and ionic solvents, recovering metals eco-friendly from waste streams. They supply cost-effective, low-carbon advanced materials for various industries, including cosmetics, electronics, batteries, solar panels, and tires.
    4. Pentaform(UK)
      Pentaform is developing Abacus – a small, integrated hard drive and keyboard units for use with television sets in order to meet an increased demand for affordable computing.
    5. Petit Pli(UK)
      Petit Pli is a pioneering UK-based clothing brand revolutionizing children’s fashion with an innovative approach. Focused on sustainability and functionality, the brand is known for its unique garments that expand as children grow, offering durable and versatile solutions to minimize waste in the fashion industry.

【Manufacturing Tech・Retail Tech・Software】

    1. Hutzper(Japan)
      Hutzper provides an alternative solution to visual inspection that is inexpensive and easy to implement on production lines. They offer comprehensive services beyond system development, including optical design for camera selection, data collection and AI model implementation.
    2. Blings.io(Israel)
      Blings.io revolutionizes customer communication by transforming text-based
      interactions into real-time, personalized, and interactive videos. Utilizing patented edge computing and AI technology, Blings.io enhances customer engagement and ROI.
    3. Machinations(Luxembourg)
      Machinations is a widely used simulation tool for (gamification) mechanics and economies providing predictions that lessen the amount of time of testing and development. They are now expanding outside gaming and looking for interesting partners for our unique visual tool.
    4. LOOVIC(Japan)
      LOOVIC is a device designed to solve the challenges of those who have difficulty with spatial cognition. It is an IoT device that is worn around the neck and uses tactile notifications and bone-conduction voice to guide the user along the way as naturally as if someone were nearby guiding the user.


    1. Integral Solutions(Lithuania)
      Integral Solutions is a pioneering biotechnology startup dedicated to the innovation of next-generation psychobiotics. They harness advanced CRISPR genome engineering technology to develop cutting-edge therapeutics that deliver positive impact on overall health and optimize individual performance.
    2. Lighthouse Tech(Switzerland)
      Lighthouse Tech offers an intelligent eyewear frame that detects obstacles, aiming to benefit blind and vision impaired people, their families, wider social networks, and society as a whole.

17:30 Closing remarks

*The timetable might be changed.

Object Anyone interested in collaboration with startups and global collaboration, etc.
Due date for application December 8, 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

    – Israel Innovation Authority
    – Innovation Agency Lithuania
    – Global Entrepreneurship Centre (GEC)
    – EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
    – Swissnex in Japan
    – Catalonia Trade & Investment Office – ACCIÓ (Tokyo Office)
    – Innovate UK
    – InnovationRCA



  • ■ Cooperated by

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


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