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[Online] RCA – Keihanna Joint Pitch Event2021/04/22

KGAP+ (Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus), an accelerating program which supports the growth of Japanese and global startups  with our global partners, is now in its third year and is expanding its network with excellent innovation partners around the world.

This time, we are pleased to announce the launch of partnership with Innovation RCA, the incubator of the world’s top art and design university, Royal College of Art (London), where Sir James Dyson, founder of Dyson, and Sir Jony Ive, former Chief Design Officer of Apple, served as Chancellors.  We will hold a joint event together with startups supported by both of us. Please join and enjoy the chemical reaction between science and art & design.

*Click here about “Innovation RCA”
*Click here about “KGAP+”

*The “Osaka-Kyoto-Hyogo/Kobe Consortium”, in which KGAP+ plays a part, has been selected as a Global Startup City by the Japanese government.

Date / Time Monday, May 17, 2021 17:30 - 19:10

Online by Zoom


17:30  Presentation about Innovation RCA

  Dr. Nadia Danhash, Director of Innovation RCA


17:45  Presentation about Keihanna Innovation Ecosystems

  Dr. Hiroyuki Suzuki,  Executive Vice President and Head of Business Development Office, ATR


18:00  Pitch by startups recommended by Innovation RCA

1.  The Tyre Collective
2.  Amphibio
3.  Charco Neurotech
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18:35  Pitch by startups recommended by Keihanna

1.  Keigan Inc.
2.  Yukai Engineering Inc.
3. Chinougijutsu Co., Ltd.
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*Language: English (no interpretation)
*The time table might be changed.

Object Anyone interested in collaboration with startups and global collaboration, etc.
Due date for application Monday, May 17, 2021 16:00
Capacity 70 people

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 Promotion Council

Sponsor etc.
  • ■ Co-hosted by


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