This is a workshop-type program in which business people and students from Toyama Prefecture, which is one of the easiest places in Japan to work and live, work together to create new businesses.
This year’s program, the sixth since its inception in 2018, will be held under the theme of “Innovation of Future Society by Startups of Students and Toyama Prefecture Corporate Employees,” with mixed teams of corporate participants and students (about 5 people per team), aiming to create ideas that can contribute to regional innovation and new business creation within companies in Toyama Prefecture. The aim is to create ideas that can contribute to regional innovation and the creation of new businesses within companies in Toyama Prefecture.
Undergraduate and graduate students (master’s and doctoral students) enrolled at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tama Art University, Waseda University, and other universities in Toyama Prefecture are eligible to participate. We look forward to your participation.
Toyama Prefecture, Waseda University Entrepreneurship Center
Undergraduate and graduate students (master’s and doctoral students) enrolled in the University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tama Art University, Waseda University, and other universities in Toyama Prefecture.
*Any field of study is acceptable.
*International students are welcome (Japanese language proficiency required).
*Only those who are able to participate in all days will be accepted .
Transportation (Shinkansen), local accommodation, and program participation fees are free.
-Dates & Locations
August 28 (Monday) – August 30 (Wednesday), 2023
*You will be required to move to Toyama Prefecture during Sunday, August 27 and stay overnight before the program.
*The program will be held in Toyama Prefecture during August 27 (Sun.), and participants will stay overnight in Toyama Prefecture.
Training facilities in Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture *This will be announced later.
Monday, June 19, 17:00
-Number of applicants:
18 people *Selection will be made based on application screening and interviews.
-Companies participating in the program
-M-DIA Corporation ( https://www.m-dia.jp)
-Manufacture and sales of recycling plants
-Project Tane Corporation ( https://www.protane.jp/ )
-Internet communications related business
-Nihonkai Gas Kizuna Holdings Corporation ( https://hd.ngas.co.jp/ )
-Gas and energy business
-Harita Metal Corporation ( https://www.harita.co.jp/ )
-HANBUNKO Corporation ( https://hanbunko.org/ )
-Multi Consulting Inc.
-Miyamoto Kogyosho Corporation ( https://www.miyamoto-k.co.jp/ )
-Development, design, and construction of industrial furnaces and environmental facilities
For more information, please visit Waseda University’s website here
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