Toppan Printing, Startups, and NITium Nagase's Open Innovation Program Collaboration
Nichiriu Nagase and Zero-Ten Park Corporation, which operates "The Company," a project-creation workspace and community, have been collaborating since June of this year on the "Co-Creative The program is designed to create a new business for Nichiriu Nagase.
Since 2017, Toppan Printing has also been implementing "co-necto," a program that invites outstanding business ideas, mainly from startup companies, and co-creates new businesses by integrating them with the company's own management resources. In fiscal 2020, the fourth phase of the program, entitled "Open Innovation POC Lab.," Toppan Printing will actively conduct demonstration experiments in three-way collaboration with partner companies, in addition to co-creating new businesses between Toppan Printing and startup companies (*2).
Nichiryu Nagase, the largest trading company specializing in horticulture and agriculture in western Japan with a total of approximately 3,800 customers, will become a partner of Toppan Printing's co-necto, expanding the possibilities for speedy and accurate test marketing and product market fit while capturing real market issues and needs under the open innovation program promoted by the two companies. This will expand the possibilities for speedy and accurate test marketing and product market fit in the open innovation programs promoted by the two companies, while capturing the market issues and needs of the real world. Both companies continue to recruit business partners.
(*1) Nichiriu Nagase About the Co-Creative Project, a business co-creation program
Nichiriu Nagase is looking for business partners to co-create new businesses under 15 themes with the keywords "agriculture," "food," and "living environment. Nichiriu Nagase is looking for partners and ideas that are not bound by existing business models and systems, but rather take on the challenge of imagining the way people will live in the future and creating new businesses.
Final deadline for applications: March 31, 2021
(*2) Toppan Printing Open Innovation Program "co-necto
Final deadline for applications: August 16, 2020
|name of company||NICHIRIU Nagase Corporation|
|Establishment||July 1, 2006 (due to merger)|
|Location||1-14-3, Hakataekihigashi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka|
No.2 Sunlight East Exit Bldg.
|representative||Yoshifumi Kaneo, President and Representative Director|
|Business Overview||Flower arrangement materials, home and garden supplies, housing equipment supplies, fertilizer product sales, fertilizer raw material sales, feed material sales|
Food-related, online shopping, overseas business
|uniform resouce locator||https://www.nichiryunagase.co.jp/|
|name of company||Zero-Ten Corporation|
|Establishment||September 9, 2011|
The Company1F Daiichi Prince Building, 8-13 Gion-cho, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka
2F 1-4-4-4 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo LIFULL HUB
|representative||Representative Director/Jiro Enomoto|
|Business Overview||Projection mapping, computer graphics, 3DCG, moving images, etc.|
Development, planning and operation of shared office space
Spatial design including illumination, decoration, lighting, etc.
Website production, web system development
Various design and graphic production
Planning and operation of various events
|uniform resouce locator||http://zeroten.jp/|