Next Level DeepTech: Latvia

April 21, 2023
17:00 - 18:30 JST
10:00 - 11:30 Riga
Online (Zoom Webinar)

*This event will be conducted fully in English

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This event is the 2nd edition of Plug and Play Japan’s initiative of regular Global DeepTech Pitch Events: “Next Level DeepTech”, with purpose to introduce DeepTech startups which has cutting-edge technology in various fields. We believe this pitch opportunity is an important key for DeepTech startups to find collaboration opportunities with industrial players or large corporates globally, in order to further scale-up and be able to solve social and environmental issues.
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In this 2nd edition of “Next Level DeepTech” event, Plug and Japan is collaborating with Commercialization Reactor, the event will feature 8 great Agri/Food Tech and Smart Materials startups, and will also feature keynote speakers of industry players presenting their innovation activity in Japan & Latvia.

Why Latvia? 13% of Latvian startups founded since 2012 are in deeptech. The legislation includes a startup friendly taxation system like providing low flat social tax and no individual tax for startup employees. Additionally, Latvian government is putting so much effort into developing deeptech ecosystem.

DeepTechスタートアップのCross Border コラボレーションを促進するプロジェクト「Next Level Deeptech」の第二弾を開催いたします。本取り組みでは、世界各国の最先端の技術を持つDeepTechスタートアップを紹介します。このピッチ機会は、DeepTechスタートアップが、さらなるスケールアップや社会・環境問題の解決に向けて、グローバル大企業とのコラボレーション機会を提供することを目的としています。

今回第二弾では、ラトビアのDeeptechアクセラレーターであるCommercialization Reactorと共同で、日本とラトビアから8社の優れたアグリ/フードテック、スマートマテリアルのスタートアップ企業が参加し、基調講演では、日本と欧州の大企業によるイノベーションの取り組みについてお話しいただきます。


Agenda / Time Table

  • (All in JST)
  • 17:00 ~ 17:05
    Welcome Remarks from Plug and Play Japan & Commercialization Reactor
  • 17:05 ~ 17:20
    Keynote Session from Commercialization Reactor Corporate Partner (TBD)
  • 17:20 ~ 17:35
    Keynote Session from Plug and Play Japan Corporate Partner (TBD)
  • 17:35 ~ 18:00
    Startup pitch session: Latvia
  • 18:00 ~ 18:25
    Startup pitch session: Japan
  • 18:25 ~ 18:30

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