The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has launched the “EDGE-PRIME Initiative” to expand the scope of entrepreneurship education and is working to expand entrepreneurship education opportunities for high school students.
In this context, the Greater Tokyo Innovation Ecosystem (GTIE), a platform for “fostering university-launched startups that will change the world” consisting of universities and other organizations mainly in the Tokyo metropolitan area, is promoting the expansion of the base of entrepreneurship education for high school students in the Tokyo area. GTIE (Greater Tokyo Innovation Ecosystem), a platform for “fostering university-launched startups that change the world,” has decided to launch this event.
The event will feature keynote speeches and an idea contest for high school students.
In addition, there will be a networking time for participants to interact with each other. This event will provide an opportunity for those who have already taken entrepreneurship education courses and those who are interested in taking such courses to connect directly with each other.
*The event will be held in a hybrid format, so those who are unable to attend can watch it online.
[Event Details ]
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[ Event Summary ]
Date & Time: Tuesday, December 26, 2023, 13:00-17:30 (doors open at 12:30)
Place: SHIBUYA QWS (2-24-12 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan)
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*Online (Zoom) participation is also available; URL will be provided after registration.
Admission: Free (advance registration required)
Organizers: GTIE (Waseda University, University of Tsukuba, Chiba University, Kanagawa University of Health and Welfare, Shibaura Institute of Technology)
[ How to apply ].
Pre-registration is required.
Please register from the URL below. （Deadline: Monday, December 25, 2023, 15:00
Application form: https: //forms.office.com/e/C7948uT2Qg
*If you are interested in participating in the Idea Contest for High School Students, you must apply by 15:00, Tuesday, December 12, 2023. (See below for details)
[ Program of the day ] *The contents are subject to change.
13:10-14:00 Keynote Speech *Scheduled speakers are currently being finalized.
14:05-16:20 High School Student Idea Contest *Please see below for details on how to participate.
16:20-16:30 Closing Session
16:30-16:40 Photo Shooting
[High School Student Idea Contest Participation Guidelines ]*Presentations will be limited to those who attend the event.
-Flow from application to presentation
1) Please answer “I would like to apply for the High School Idea Contest Presentation” on the application form.
2) Please submit your video and materials on the “Application Form” sent by the secretariat. (Deadline: Tuesday, December 12, 15:00)
(3) The secretariat will make a selection and notify you of acceptance or rejection. (Scheduled for December 15 (Fri.))
(4) Only successful applicants will be asked to speak at the venue. (December 26 (Tue.))
( *Even those who are not selected will be able to participate at the venue or online.
High school students, technical college students (1st to 3rd year), junior high school students
*Please be sure to prepare your own video and materials.