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Kitakyushu City, a 20-million-yen subsidized commercialization support program for industry-academia-government-finance collaboration, selects five selected companies!

Five companies have been selected to participate in the commercialization support program of the "Startup SDGs Innovation Trial Project," which supports the business growth of startup companies through collaboration between industry, academia, government, and academia!

What is the Startup SDGs Innovation Trial?

The Startup SDGs Innovation Trial is a program in which industry, academia, government, and academia in Kitakyushu City collaborate to support startups nationwide that aim to grow their businesses through ❶hypothesis testing through demonstration experiments for social implementation of their products and ❷ business verification to achieve the PMF.

The program will mainly target startups in the seed to early-mid stage stages across the country. The program also aims to achieve the PMF through product development and the expansion of sales channels.

About the "Commercialization Support Program" for which we are now accepting applications

This program aims to achieve PMF through product development and sales channel expansion, and provides growth support with the following two main pillars.
1. support for achieving the PMF through collaboration among industry, academia, government, and academia
2. up to 20 million yen in subsidies

In the "Support for Achievement of PMF through Collaboration among Industry, Academia, Government, and Finance," a support team consisting of mentors from the secretariat and outside experts will be formed to provide individualized support according to the business issues and support needs of the selected recipients.

About the five companies selected this time

The five companies selected for the 2023 fiscal year were determined as of July 31, 2012.

Company Name :TriOrb Inc.
Representative: Shuichi Ishida, Representative Director and CEO
Location : Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-city
Certified VC: Mirai Creative Organization Inc.
Company profile: Development and sales of transport and work robots that can move freely in all directions
Subsidized project: Development of autonomous transport robot and multi-unit cooperative control system
HP :https://www.triorb.co.jp/

Company Name :ParaLux Corporation
Representative: Satoshi Murata, Representative Director and CTO
Location : Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-city
Certified VC: Dogan Beta Inc.
Company profile: Development and provision of customer attraction, planning integration and platform for wedding creators.
Subsidized project: Conversion from a web service to an application and development of additional functions
HP :https://paralux.co.jp/

Company Name :Power Diamond Systems, Inc.
Representative: Tatsuya Fujishima, Co-Founder and CEO
Location : Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Certified VC: QB Capital LLC
Company Description: Research and development of diamond semiconductors
Subsidized project: Research and development of high-current and high-voltage devices using diamond

Company Name :TXP Medical Corporation
Representative :Dr. Tomohiro Sonoo, Representative Director
Location : Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Certified VC: The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners, Inc.
Company Description: Develops and provides medical data systems for emergency and intensive care
Subsidy project: Construction of a system to centralize emergency patient information in the cloud, share it with destination hospitals, and shorten the time required for transport.
HP :https://txpmedical.jp/

Company Name :Data Grid Corporation
Representative: Yuki Okada, Representative Director and CEO
Location : Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Certified VC: Advanced Technology Co-Creation Organization, Deep30 Corporation, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co.
Company Profile: Providing solutions using generative AI Subsidiary: Generative AI generates big data from a small amount of image data of good and bad products, and AI-izes the inspection process. It also automatically generates industrial robot control programs.
HP : https://datagrid.co.jp/

The results of each startup company's efforts will be announced at the results briefing scheduled to be held in late March 2024.

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