Deloitte Tohmatsu Innovation Summit  

Sept.11th, 2018 - Tokyo International Forum(Hall E・B7) (Tokyo)

Deloitte Tohmatsu Group marked the 50th anniversary since its foundation and will hold Asia’s largest innovation conference “Deloitte Tohmatsu Innovation Summit”, on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Tokyo International Forum.

In recent years, open innovation has been accelerated across the globe and the construction of an innovation ecosystem has become an urgent need also in Japan. In this conference, about 300 Japanese and international startups, including first-time visitors to Japan, will gather to accelerate the open innovation through networking and power matching between large corporations and startups. Also, Deloitte Tohmatsu Group’s experts, external experts and opinion leaders will hold innovation sessions, which will provide cutting-edge insights on innovation from multiple points of views, such as corporate growth strategies and future handling of social issues.

Registration :

Plug and Play Japan Program Batch 2

Nov. 2018 - Mar. 2019 - Japan, Application deadline : September 14th, 2018

Plug and Play Japan has opened its application for our next coming Program Batch2, starting from end of November to March.(Due: September 14th) 

Application from overseas startups are always welcome; we have accepted 53 Startups for Batch1 and half of them are non-Japanese startups. 

If you are interested in expanding into Japan market through connecting with large companies here such as Mitsubishi Bank(MUFG No.1 Commercial Bank), SOMPO (No.1 P&C Insurance company), Nissay (No.1 Life Insurance company), Dentsu(No.1 Advertising agency)NISSAN Motors Hitachi, Panasonic, and more corporate partners, please apply from the link below.

If you’re already within the PnP ecosystem(Joined previous program in other location or submitted Ecosystem application before), It takes only 1 min to apply!

And, we will host Web Seminar and Q&A session by CEO of Plug and Play Japan. Feel free to Join for more information.

・Application for Batch2 :

 ・Web Seminar :

 ・Plug and Play Japan Web Site :

  ・About Plug and Play Japan:

 ・Doodle: Plug and Play Japan Batch2 Web Seminar:

Please download the presentation of Batch2 Program here 

Tokyo Game Show 2018

Sept. 20th-21st (B2B) & Sept. 22nd-23rd (B2C), 2018 - Makuhari Messe (Chiba)

Organized once a year since 1996 by CESA (Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association), the Tokyo Game Show remains one of the top gaming shows in the world. While the first two days of the event are industry and press only, days three and four are open to the public. The show is on a huge scale with booths from all the major game publishers, console makers and mobile gaming platforms with a few indies and international booths thrown in as well. Every year, around 200,000 visitors come to enjoy the show.

CEATEC Japan 2018

October 16th to 19th, 2018 - Makuhari Messe (Chiba)

CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) is the biggest exhibition on IoT/CPS in Japan, showcasing the latest innovations to help to create new markets by promoting business and industry partnerships in Japan. Aiming to extend the Global Area of the exhibition, CEATEC 2018 Edition is willing to welcome more French companies, specialized in various sectors : Device/Components (AI, BigData, 5G, Cybersecurity), Industry (Automotive, Logistics, Smart Factory, Energy, Smartlife, Healthcare). With more than 150 000 visitors and 660 exhibitors, CEATEC is a great opportunity for French start-up to find partners in Japan.

The Economic Department of the French Embassy can help you having some special fee for participation. If you are interested, please contact tokyo[@]

The deadline for the application is on 31st of May.

Cybertech Tokyo

November 29th-30th, 2018 - Toranomon Hills Forum

Since 2014, Cybertech has served as one of the largest cyber solutions events around the globe. From the flagship Cybertech Tel Aviv to Singapore, Canada, Panama, Italy and more, Cybertech is one of the most popular networking events for industry leaders and government decision-makers alike when it comes to cyber, technology, innovation and investment.

The first edition in Japan, Cybertech Tokyo 2017, gathered more than 50 companies, including a “Start-up Pavilion” where early-stage and innovative companies were able to exhibit, 2000 attendees and visitors from 15 countries. Hundreds of B2B and bilateral meetings were held.

Cybertech is a great opportunity to each French start-up who would like to find partners in Japan.

Here is a provisional presentation of Cybertech 2018 Edition.

More information coming soon.

SIDO 5th Edition

Apr 10th to 11th, 2019, Cité Internationale (Lyon)

On 10 and 11 April 2019, in Lyon, SIDO will bring together, showcase and orchestrate three convergent technological ecosystems, from labs and start-ups to suppliers and integrators in the IoT, AI & robotics realms. SIDO assists organizations on their technological path to innovation and to their markets.

SIDO is expecting : 400 expert exhibitors in IoT, AI and Robotics ; 10,000 decision-makers and innovation stakeholders ;200 international speakers ; 40 conferences and workshops ; 100 international startups

7 major sectors are invited to build their innovation roadmap: Industry & Supply Chain ; Transport- Energy – Infrastructure – Construction ; Agritech & Food Manufacturing ; Smart Cities - Mobility ; Healthcare ; Consumer Experience.

More information HERE !