The 5th "J-TECH STARTUP SUMMIT" was held on February 24th. At this time, the tournament seems to have focused on commercialization of technology seeds which held by universities and research institutes. This year's certified companies were selected from 10 companies (follows) in fields such as space, AI, drug discovery, and robotics after screening documents, presentations, and interviews.
Certified Companies <*Seed Stage> *For companies before investment from venture capital, etc. Including entrepreneurial candidates
- A-CLIP Institute : Therapeutic agents for diseases that develop vasculitis, including COVID-19!! A-CLIP Institute activity has specialized in Research and Development for infectious diseases and inflammatory diseases.
- I'm beside you Inc. : Improve the quality of online communication with facial expression analysis!! The company provides a video analysis AI service that enables online communication tailored to the individual's personality.
- Miruion Inc: Hair analysis service with an eye on the global market!! This is a startup company kicked off from Osaka University, which is developing various businesses in "Mass Spectrometry Imaging (MSI)"
- tenchijin Inc.,: Land using analysis service utilizing various satellite data!! They propose solutions to social issues around the world by utilizing high-precision and high-resolution earth observation satellite data and data on the earth.
- Veneno Technologies Co. Ltd.: Application of original medium- and high-speed screening methods to the pharmaceutical field!! They are advancing drug discovery using the functional peptide DRP with three core technologies: 1: DRP focused library 2: high-speed screening method PERISS ™ and 3: DRP mass production technology.
Certified Companies <**Early Stage> **Targeted at companies with capital of 100 million yen or less, which are invested by VCs.
- Ken robotech co.ltd., : Problem-solving robot born from the perspective of a construction site!! They have developed a collaborative rebar binding robot "Tomorobo" and aim to solve the social problem of "human shortage" by improving productivity and reducing the burden on workers.
- Lexx Pluss Lnc., : Practical transport robot that can be customized according to the distribution warehouse!! They are developing an autonomous driving robot in which people cooperate, equipped with a unique hybrid control system that combines orbital driving of a distribution warehouse and autonomous driving.
- MoBiol Algae Institute Corporation : This is a startup company from the University of Tsukuba, which uses special algae to solve palm environmental issues and supplies Omega3, which is essential for living things, to the whole world.
- Pale Blue : Practical application of a Small satellite propulsion machine that uses harmless water as fuel!! Established in 2020 by young researchers at the University of Tokyo, this is a space venture that provides engines for small satellites that use water as a propellant.
- Pyrenee Inc., : Stand-alone driving support system that can be easily retrofitted to any car!! They are developing "Pyrenee Drive" that AI supports the driver by judging the driving situation in real time from the camera image and the information of many sensors.