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AZUL Energy, a startup from Tohoku University, selected for a program sponsored by a major U.S. accelerator!

AZUL Energy, a Tohoku University startup that aims to commercialize rare metal-free catalysts for next-generation energy devices, has been selected for the 2023 U.S. Early Stage Program, an early stage acceleration program sponsored by MassChallenge, one of the leading accelerators in the United States! The program is sponsored by MassChallenge, one of the leading accelerators in the U.S!

Background of adoption

MassChallenge, a leading U.S. accelerator based in Boston, offers an acceleration program in which startups are selected through a rigorous screening process from startups in the U.S. and abroad that are expected to have a significant impact on society and make great strides in the future.

AZUL Energy has a mission to realize a sustainable society with its core technology of proprietary rare metal-free catalysts, and is promoting its catalyst/electrode sales business mainly in the energy sector, including fuel cells, air batteries, and water electrolyzers. AZUL Energy was selected as one of 127 startups out of 1100 applicants for the MassChallenge 2023 U.S. Early Stage Program based on the social value and potential for future growth of AZUL Energy's efforts toward a decarbonized society. AZUL Energy was selected as one of 127 out of 1,100 startups that applied for the program.

The three-month acceleration program, which will begin in July, will utilize LEANSTACK, a platform that supports the continuous creation, commercialization, and expansion of innovations, and will allow participants to actually develop their businesses globally while receiving guidance from mentors and utilizing MassChallenege's global network. The program will utilize LEANSTACK, a platform that supports the continuous creation of innovations and their commercialization and expansion, while receiving guidance from mentors.

About MassChallenge

MassChallenge is a global network for innovators working to solve critical challenges MassChallenge is a non-profit organization that connects startups with professionals, companies and communities to grow and transform businesses and economies. With its unique equity-free model, MassChallenge supports the rapid growth of high impact startups with bold, innovative ideas that break the traditional mold.

MassChallenge offers accelerators, partnerships, and programs throughout the year for those who share MassChallenge's vision of transformational innovation.

About AZUL Energy

name of companyAZUL Energy Corporation
EstablishmentJuly 11, 2019
LocationHead Office] CROSSCOOP, Sendai Trust Tower 10F, 1-9-1 Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi 980-0811
Development Center] 501, MaSC, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8577, Japan
Tokyo Office] CIC Tokyo, Toranomon Hills Business Tower 15F, 1-17-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001, Japan
representativeRepresentative Director, Teruhisa Ito
uniform resouce locatorhttps://www.azul-energy.co.jp
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