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Tobishima Corporation "Creating a Super-Smart Future! The Busshima Project! Accelerator Program under the theme of

Tobishima Corporation and Creww Corporation, which operates one of the largest startup communities in Japan,*1 will launch the Tobishima Construction Accelerator 2019 on November 25, 2019, to create new businesses through open innovation*2.

The Tobishima Accelerator 2019 is a program that combines the management resources of Tobishima Corporation and its group companies with startup companies.*3The goal is to co-create new businesses and services by leveraging both the completely new ideas and groundbreaking know-how of

In conjunction with the launch of the Tobishima Construction Accelerator 2019, a dedicated website will be opened on the Creww website to solicit entries from startup companies. This internet-based selection process will enable Tobishima Corporation and startups to identify strong collaboration opportunities under a simple and quick selection process with the ultimate goal of synergy confirmation to collaboration.

Since its establishment in 1883, Tobishima Corporation has played a role in social infrastructure projects using construction technology. In order to respond rapidly to the recent remarkable advances in cutting-edge technology and changing social needs such as the SDGs, we aim to evolve into a "New Business Contractor" and form a corporate group that provides comprehensive services for the realization of Society 5.0 (super-smart society).

The Tobishima Construction Accelerator 2019 will feature the "Creating a Super-Smart Future! The Busshima Project!" the theme of the Tobishima Construction Accelerator 2019 is to actively incorporate cutting-edge technology through open innovation and work with startup companies to create completely new value that is not bound by the conventional boundaries of the construction industry.

1 A community of investors, advisors, and other supporters of startup companies.
2 A system for co-creating innovative businesses and services by not only relying on the company's own management resources and technologies, but also by collaborating with external parties.
3 Fast-growing companies that challenge existing markets by creating unprecedented business models with unique technologies and ideas.

Overview of the Tobishima Construction Accelerator 2019

Application Period:Monday, November 25, 2019 - Friday, December 6, 2019

Target Companies:All domestic and international start-ups. Any industry.

Objective:Creating a Super-Smart Future! The Busshi-Shima Project! we will proactively incorporate cutting-edge technology through open innovation and work with startup companies to create completely new value that is not bound by the conventional boundaries of the construction industry.

 Entry Method:Propose a collaboration proposal on the dedicated website on the Creww website.

*Opened November 25, 2019

Entry details:Please fill in the form on the dedicated website with your collaboration proposal in 2,500 characters or less.

Management resources of Tobishima Corporation and its group companies that can be utilized by start-up companies

In-house research facilities
The approximately 28,000m² site includes a large outdoor experimental yard in addition to a multi-species experimental building, which can be provided and utilized as a demonstration site.
Acoustic Test Building, Wind Tunnel Test Building, Structural Test Building, Multi-purpose Test Building, General Test Building, Outdoor Test Yard, etc.
Domestic Network
The Tokyo Head Office and the following domestic head offices and branches throughout Japan can be provided and used as demonstration sites.
➤ Tokyo Head Office, Sapporo Branch, Tohoku Branch, Metropolitan Civil Engineering Branch, Metropolitan Architecture Branch, Nagoya Branch, Hokuriku Branch, Osaka Branch, Chugoku Branch, Kyushu Branch, Kanagawa Science Park (KSP West Building), etc.
Technology and Know-how
Tobishima Corporation can collaborate with various manufacturing technologies and know-how in the following areas that we have built up to date.
➤ Civil engineering: dam, tunnel, shield, earthwork, urban renewal (excavation), bridge, renewal, diving, design, etc.
Services and Solutions
Tobishima Corporation can provide a demonstration site and collaborate in service and product development in the following areas that Tobishima Corporation has built up to date.
➤ Seismic control and isolation, seismic diagnosis, real estate development and sales, aqua engineering, renewable energy, utilization of natural materials, IoT platform business (e-Stand, e-Box, multi-function hands-free system), remote islands promotion business, highly efficient domed plant factory, etc.
name of companyTobishima Corporation
EstablishmentMay 1947
capital stock5,519.94 million yen (as of April 1, 2019)
representativeMasahiro Norikyo
Business OverviewConstruction (civil engineering and building construction) and development business

name of companyCreww Corporation
EstablishmentAugust 13, 2012
capital stock829.55 million yen (including capital reserve)
representativeSORATO IJICHI
uniform resouce locatorhttps://creww.in/
Business OverviewCreww Inc. operates the largest open innovation platform in Japan with the vision of "Creating an era of great challenges. Creww Inc. operates one of the largest open innovation platforms in Japan as a total support company for startups, entrepreneurs, business companies, and individuals who want to take on new challenges.
Since its founding in 2012, Creww has conducted open innovation programs with more than 350 companies for the purpose of creating new businesses between companies and startups, and has achieved approximately 1,000 collaborations to date. Currently, approximately 7,000 startups are registered on the open innovation platform operated by Creww.
Cloud-based open innovation support serviceCreww Growth"
■ Regional Open Innovation Program ".47 (Yonana) Cruise Project"
Innovation Community
■Open Innovation Media for Challengers ".PORT
■ Incubation Program for Challenging Individuals, "STARTUP STUDIO by Creww'-' (used in place of '-')

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