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Friday, December 8, 2023

Open Innovation by Kumamoto City|Call for startups from all over Japan to create new businesses

熊本市は、柔軟な発想と優れた技術を持つスタートアップ※と地域の実情に詳しい市職員が協働して、地域や行政の抱える課題の解決策を開発し実装を図り、市民サービスの向上と新たなビジネスの創出の実現を目指すプロジェクト「Urban Innovation Kumamoto」を今年度から実施している。これに伴い、熊本市の目指す課題解決に共に取り組むスタートアップを募集する。

※本事業は、神戸市で過去2年間に30件の実証実験を行ってきた実績をもつ「Urban Innovation JAPAN(アーバンイノベーションジャパン)」の枠組みを活用して実施するもので、九州の自治体では、熊本市が初めて活用する。

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(1)震災の経験を次代へつなぐ スマホで検索!被災者支援制度の案内ツールの開発(所管課:復興総室)

(2)15億円の歳出削減を目指す! ~最終処分場 浸出水 河川放流大作戦~(所管課:環境施設課)




公募説明会   (オンライン開催)


 Date and Time:令和2年(2020年)10月14日(水曜日)16:00~17:30(予定)
 How to hold an event:インターネット上のライブ配信で実施予定(事前申込制)

Upcoming Schedule

 10月23日 応募締め切り
 10月下旬  選考(書類審査及び面談)
 11月下旬  採択チーム発表
 12月上旬~2月下旬 スタートアップと市職員との協働開発  試行導入・実証実験 

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