Exhibition Composition

5Startup & University
This is a planning area for showcasing domestic and international startup companies with a keen eye on the future as well as academic institutions aiming to implement their research results in society.

Concept of the Plan

This area is designed for startup companies, and academic institutions including universities to market their products, technologies and services, understand market needs, and find business partners.

Area Composition

The Startup & University is an area where "startups" from Japan and abroad that will lead the future and "universities and academic institutions" aiming to implement their research results in society will exhibit.
Events exclusive to the area will be featured, such as the Startup Pitch Contest, as well as a pitch stage that can be used across areas, booths dedicated to demonstrations (charged), and meeting spaces are planned to be setup.

Pitch Stage This is a stage with seating for about thirty available for pitches to companies, partners, and media.
Several locations will be set up in the area.
Booths for Demonstrations charged, planned A dedicated demo booth will be set up to promote solutions and demonstrate products that cannot be fully expressed in a conventional exhibition space.
Meeting Space A space where exhibitors can freely use, such as for meetings and negotiations will be set up.

Eligible Exhibitors

  • Growing startups in business for 9 years or less (established after Oct. 2013)
  • Universities and academic institutions aiming for social implementation of research results

Participation Benefits and Features

  • Outstanding Cost Performance
    Exhibitors can expect to attract a high number of visitors with a reasonable exhibit fee. Make use of this opportunity to market products, technologies and services, identify market needs, and find business partners.
  • Efficient Exhibition Activities
    Booths are packaged, and exhibitors with only one person in charge are welcomed. The booths are packaged so that you can exhibit alone.

Booth standards and fees

Exhibit Fee (All rates include consumption tax)

One booth JPY132,000
Two booths JPY264,000

Booth Specifications

  • Facilities and Amenities included in the Booth
    • Foundation panel
    • Highchair
    • A4-size whiteboard
    • Company name plate
    • Two electric sockets (Single-phase 100V, up to 500W output capacity)
    • Lighting fixture
    • Display counter (900mm high with lockable storage space)
  • Set of Tools for Exhibition
    • Exhibitor badges: 15 badges per booth, 30 for 2 booths
    • Vehicle pass: One per an exhibitor (application required)
      Note: Additional or reissuance of vehicle pass is not accepted.
  • General Facilities
    • Storage room
    • Wi-Fi Connection

Deciding on the Booth Location

The organizer will decide the booth location. Please note that exhibitors will not be able to select their own booth location.