Entry Starts] GTIE Kickoff 2024

GTIE is a platform for university-launched startups and the development of entrepreneurial human resources, aiming to create a startup ecosystem led by 18 universities in Greater Tokyo. GTIE has been selected as a recipient of the Startup Ecosystem Co-creation Program of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) New Industry Creation Fund for University-Launched Businesses, and will carry out various initiatives aimed at forming an ecosystem in which human resources, knowledge, and funds circulate to support the continuous creation of university-launched startups through fiscal 2027.

This event will be attended by various stakeholders who support the ecosystem for the creation of university-launched startups. In the main venue, keynote speeches and sessions on the platform’s efforts to create university-launched startups will be presented, while side events will include the introduction of programs for students on the theme of entrepreneurship education and presentations of student training results, as well as the SMBC With the cooperation of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, university startups will make pitches for matching with large and medium-sized companies.

There will also be networking time for participants to interact with each other. We look forward to seeing you there.

[Event Details ]
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[Event Summary ]
Date & Time: Friday, May 31, 2024, 13:00-17:30 (doors open at 12:30)
Place: TiB (SusHi Tech Square 2F, 3-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Venue : STAGE (main stage), ROOM (side event)
*Online (Zoom) participation is also available; URL will be provided after registration .
Admission: Free (advance registration required)
Organizer : Greater Tokyo Innovation Ecosystem
Organizer : GTIE

[How to register ]
Pre-registration through Peatix is required.
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[Program of the day (tentative) ]
*Contents are subject to change.
Main Event (STAGE)
GTIE Kickoff 2024
14:00 Opening
14:10 Keynote Speech
14:55 MEXT Support for University Startup Creation
15:25 Introduction of GAP Fund 2024 adopters
15:55 Introduction of candidates for GTIE project association promotion organizations (14 companies planned)
16:40 Ecosystem supporting GTIE
17:00 National PF Session
17:30 Networking
18:30 Closing

Side Event (ROOM)
GTIE Entrepreneurship Education
12:30 Doors open
13:00 Opening
13:05 Introduction of GTIE Entrepreneurship Education Program
14:05 Overseas and domestic training reports + entrepreneur mini-presentations + comments
15:00 Closing

15:10 Opening
15:15 Pitch & Matching of 15 university-launched startups
17:30 Closing
17:30 Networking (until 18:30)