French Tech in Kansai 4


- Focus on French Japanese Innovation Forum, Dec. 6th and 7th, 2016, Knowledge Capital, Grand Front Osaka.

日仏イノベーションイヤー・グランドフォーラム, 2016年12月6日(火)、7日(水)グランフロント大阪「ナレッジキャピタル」

This event is organized by the French Embassy in Japan with support from the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, with the support of local Japanese partners such as Osaka City Office, Osaka innovation agency (Osaka Innovation Hub), Prefectural Government Office, the Kankeiren and Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, JETRO.


Expected attendance and personalities 参加予定者・著名人

The main French and Japanese stakeholders in the field of innovation, both public and private, from various sectors, will be invited: industrials, investors, startups, academics, institutions, journalists, cultural figures, French regions, prefectures and municipalities.


Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad. Also, prominent French and Japanese personalities (CEOs, professors, designers, etc.) will hold conferences and seminars on a wide range of topics.


What is the event made of? イベントの内容?

The event will be structured around a whole cycle of conferences, seminars, exhibitions, B2B meetings and startup demonstrations, on key topics and sectors for the French-Japanese relation, such as manufacturing, finance, transportation, energy, tourism, health, luxury and services.


Conferences on many different themes related to innovation, creativity and R&D will be organized in a great auditorium, as well as more specific sessions, such as startup pitches and demonstrations.


  • Exhibition of products, technologies or know-how by companies and territories. 企業・地域が製品やテクノロジー、ノウハウを紹介する展示会

An exhibition space will host demonstrations of products, technologies and solutions developed by companies, startups and local territories.


  • Meeting with French territories and some delegations of French companies. フランス各地域、企業からの代表団との商談会

French territories (regions, prefectures, municipalities) will be accompanied by local companies and startups. Business meetings and networking sessions will allow participants to interact with each other. Individual B-to-B meetings can be set up in reserved spaces.


- Introduction of The French Tech, an initiative launched by the French government in order to develop international awareness about French start-up ecosystems both in France and worldwide

- フレンチテックのご紹介. フランス政府のイニシアチブのもと、フランスの起業エコシステムの関心をフランス国内のみならず海外でも高めるための支援プログラム

- Offers for Japanese startups : French Tech Ticket, start-up events, entrepreneurship programs for researchers, bridges between Japanese and French ecosystems, open innovation with large corporations …

- 日本人起業家への取り組み: フレンチテック・チケット、ベンチャー関連イベント、フランス大手企業のオープン・イノベーション、研究者向け起業家育成プログラム、日本とフランスのエコシステムの橋渡しなど

Speaker : M. Jean-Dominique FRANCOIS, French Tech coordinator for Japan, フレンチテックコーディネータ 日本担当

Event Timeline
Thu Oct 13, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM JST
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Osaka Innovation Hub
Venue Address
〒530-0011 大阪市北区大深町3番1号 Japan
グランフロント大阪 ナレッジキャピタルタワーC 7階北3のエレベーター
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