ILS, "the largest open-innovation event in Asia", welcomed 5510 participants in 2016.

ILS was established in 2014 with major support from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI) .
The 4th ILS had 5510 participants (a 40% increase from the previous year).

MAIN PROGRAM

1800+ POWER MATCHING MEETINGS

The main program is POWER MATCHING, which is a one-on-one innovation meetings between leading companies and startups.
The number of one-on-one meetings between 100+leading companies and 400+startups reached 2190.
We had arranged 80 startup pitches, 187 startup shows, 35 key player sessions, and 2 networking parties.

4th ILS Power matching participation leading companies List


  • Hitachi, Ltd.

  • Toyota Motor Corporation

  • Panasonic Corporation

  • Shiseido Company, Limited

  • Canon Marketing Japan Inc.

  • NTT DATA Corporation

  • Nikon Corporation

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

  • Mori Building Co., Ltd.

  • Fujitsu Ltd.

  • LAWSON, INC.

  • Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.

  • Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.

  • KONICA MINOLTA, INC.

  • Kikkoman Corporation

  • Lion Corporation

  • Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.

  • Nomura Holdings, Inc.

  • Ricoh Company, Ltd.

  • ANA HOLDINGS INC.

  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

  • Teijin Limited

  • Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corporation

  • Tokyu Land Corporation

  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation

  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited

  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited

  • Nihon Unisys, Ltd.

  • NEC Corporation

  • Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

  • Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.

  • NGK Insulators, Ltd.

  • NTT Docomo Ventures, Inc.

  • ORIX Corporation

  • Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

  • Seiko Holdings Corporation

  • Samsung R&D Institute Japan Co. LTD.

  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

  • Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.

  • Tokyo Electron Limited

  • Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

  • TOSHIBA TEC CORPORATION

  • TOYO Corporation

  • transcosmos inc.

  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation

  • YOKOWO CO., LTD.

  • ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS TRADING CO., LTD.

  • Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

  • Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.

  • AISIN SEIKI Co.,Ltd.

  • Amano Corporation

  • Analog Devices, Inc.

  • Broadleaf Co., Ltd.

  • Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc.

  • DIC Corporation

  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.

  • Credit Saison Co., Ltd.

  • Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd.

  • NOMURA Co., Ltd.

  • Asukanet Company, Limited.

  • Doshisha Corporation

  • Fujikura Ltd.

  • Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.

  • Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation

  • Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd.

  • JSR Corporation

  • K-Opticom Corporation

  • Maeda Corporation

  • MIRAIT Holdings Corporation

  • Nihonkaisui CO.,LTD.

  • Nippon Signal Co., Ltd.

  • Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd.

  • NISSHA PRINTING CO.,LTD

  • OKAMURA CORPORATION

  • Park24 Co., Ltd.

  • Ryobi Limited

  • Sakata Inx Corporation

  • Systems Engineering Consultants Co.,LTD.

  • Secom Co., Ltd.

  • Charle Co.,Ltd.

  • Shinoken Group. Co., Ltd.

  • TDK Corporation

  • T-Gaia Corporation

  • TOKYO OHKA KOGYO Co., Ltd.

  • WILL GROUP,INC.

  • Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited

  • Takashimaya Co., Ltd.

  • TIS Inc.

  • Nippon Zeon Co., Ltd.

  • Suzuyo & Co., Ltd.

  • NAGASE & CO., LTD

(In no particular order)

OPEN-INNOVATION Report 2016

Free Open-Innovation Report 2016 request

A complimentary copy of the front-line report on open innovation will be mailed to requestor.

  • "Ranking of NEEDs from leading companies"
  • "Ranking of SEEDs that startup companies provide"
  • "The hot trends and mega-trends of open-innovation in Japan"
  • "Alliance, M&A Case Study"

ALLIANCE CASES

To alliance case details
  • Daiwa House *
  • TEIJIN * MEDITHINK/practechs/UnLog
  • JAPAN AIRLINES * minnanogohan
  • transcosmos * Leonis
  • ANA * Media brst
  • LOFT * Oh My Glasses
  • THK * bonsai lab.
  • yokowo * Wafer Integration

OTHER PROGRAMS

  • STARTUP SHOWS

    ILS advisory board of about 100 people to be configured in such as Japan and the United States of leading VC would recommend "the next generation venture Show", NEDO is recommending "NEDO venture Show", Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) to recommend "JETRO venture show held a three.

  • STARTUP PITCHES

    "TOP10 venture pitch" by venture companies from the popular top 10 matching requests from the major companies, NEDO would recommend "NEDO Dream pitch", according to JETRO Innovation Program (JIP) participant "JETRO Innovation Program pitch", JFC "JFC venture pitch" by venture aimed at high growth leverage, JVA (Japan venture Awards) held five of the pitch of the "small and medium-sized mechanism JVA pitch" by past winners, a total of 80 companies presentation implementation.

  • HOT TRENDS SESSIONS

    Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (venture creation Council) / NEDO (Open Innovation Council) sponsored by the "New Business Creation Conference", Nomura Securities IPO team, NRI, due to JAFCO "Nomura Innovation Connect", EY Japan (Shin Nippon limited liability audit corporation , EY advisory, etc.) held a session and round table "EY big trend session / round table" by, for a total of 30 sessions in.

  • NETWORKINGS

    Only more aggressive leading companies and venture companies and pitch Speakers of up to request the top popular 100 of to participate "private reception", all the major companies and venture companies, advisory board members, VIP invitation to join "networking reception" , held two big networking and one special networking of casual networking of limited or more officers of large companies, "VIP pass lounge networking".

Open-Innovation Report 2016

Free Open-Innovation Report 2016 request

A complimentary copy of the front-line report on open innovation will be mailed to requestor.

  • "Ranking of NEEDs from leading companies"
  • "Ranking of SEEDs that startup companies provide"
  • "The hot trends and mega-trends of open-innovation in Japan"
  • "Alliance, M&A Case Study"

Past participation major companies

(Titles omitted / in alphabetical order)

  • IHI
  • Aisin Seiki
  • Eye style
  • IT Holdings
  • Iris
  • AOI Pro.
  • Aozora Bank
  • Accenture
  • Asahi Kasei, Inc.
  • Asuka net
  • Astellas
  • Advantage Partners
  • Analog Devices
  • Amano Corporation
  • Allied Architects
  • Ewell
  • EPS
  • Aeon Mall
  • Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd.
  • Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
  • ITOCHU Corporation
  • Imagica Robot Holdings
  • Interikkusu
  • Infomart
  • Impress Holdings
  • INVOICE, Inc.
  • WILL GROUP,Inc.
  • Ushio, Inc.
  • Air Liquide Laboratories
  • AIU damage insurance
  • ANA Holdings
  • SMK
  • SBS Holdings
  • Enarisu
  • Enigumo
  • NEC Corporation
  • NSD
  • NKSJ Holdings
  • NTT data
  • NTT DoCoMo
  • NTT DoCoMo Ventures
  • Oak net
  • Oak fan
  • Oak Lawn Marketing
  • Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
  • Autobacs Seven
  • Obayashi
  • Open house
  • OKAMURA CORPORATION
  • Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Opt
  • ORIX Corporation
  • Gakken
  • Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.
  • KEYENCE CORPORATION
  • Kitamura
  • Kikkoman Corporation
  • Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
  • Kyowa Hakko Kirin
  • Giraffe
  • Credit Saison Co., Ltd.
  • K-Opticom Corporation
  • KDDI
  • KDDI collectively office
  • Construction Technology Institute
  • Konica Minolta
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Sakata Inx Corporation
  • Samsung R&D Institute Japan Co. LTD.
  • Incj
  • Computer Engineering & Consulting, Ltd.
  • CAC Corporation
  • GMO Cloud
  • JSR
  • JVC Kenwood
  • Shigumakushisu
  • Cisco Systems
  • Shiseido
  • Shinoken Group. Co., Ltd.
  • Japan Display
  • Charlet
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Suzuki
  • Suzuyo
  • Suzuyo & Co., Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • Sumitomo Bakelite
  • Sumitomo Forestry
  • Seiko Holdings
  • Secom Co., Ltd.
  • Systems Engineering Consultants Co.,LTD.
  • Seven & i Holdings
  • ANA Trading
  • Zenrin Datacom
  • Sohgo Security
  • Sojitz
  • Sogo & Seibu
  • Sony Corporation
  • Somar Corporation
  • Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku Co., Ltd.
  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.
  • Daishinku Corporation
  • Taisei Corporation
  • Daito Electron
  • Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
  • Daiwa Securities
  • Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Takashimaya Co., Ltd.
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
  • Takenaka Corporation
  • Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • Tsuneishi Holdings
  • TIS
  • DIC
  • TEL Venture Capital
  • THK
  • DeNA
  • T-Gaia Corporation
  • TDK
  • Teijin Limited
  • T-MEDIA HOLDINGS
  • Tape-o-W.
  • Denso Corporation
  • Dentsu
  • Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd.
  • Temp Holdings
  • Tokyu Land Corporation
  • Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corporation
  • Tokyo Electron
  • Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd.
  • Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance
  • Tokyo Gas
  • Toko Takaoka
  • Doshisha Co., Ltd.
  • TOSHIBA TEC CORPORATION
  • Tobu property's
  • AzumaTomotekunoroji
  • Toyo Kohan Co., Ltd.
  • TOYO Corporation
  • Tokai
  • Letterpress
  • Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Toyota Industries Corporation
  • Toyota Tsusho Corporation
  • Trans Cosmos
  • Drecom Co., Ltd.
  • NAGASE & CO., LTD
  • Nikon Corporation
  • Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West
  • JGC Corporation
  • Nippon Signal Co., Ltd.
  • Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd.
  • Nippon Zeon
  • NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd.
  • Nifco, Inc.
  • IBM Japan, Ltd.
  • Japan Air Liquide
  • NGK Insulators, Ltd.
  • Nihonkaisui CO.,LTD.
  • Japan Airlines
  • NISSHA PRINTING CO.,LTD
  • Nissha Printing Communications
  • Development Bank of Japan
  • Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd.
  • Nihon Unisys
  • Noritsu Koki Co., Ltd.
  • NOMURA
  • Nomura Holdings, Inc.
  • Park 24
  • Hearts United Group
  • Panasonic
  • Higashinipponginko
  • Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East
  • Bijinesuburein'otashowa
  • Hitachi Chemical
  • Hitachi Systems
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Hitachi High-Technologies
  • Hitachi Transport System
  • BIGLOBE
  • Hulic
  • Photo Create
  • Fujikura Ltd.
  • Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
  • Fujitsu
  • Fuji Television Network, Inc.
  • Brother Industries, Ltd.
  • Fullcast Holdings
  • Press Industry
  • Broadleaf Co., Ltd.
  • Professional nexus
  • vector
  • Benesse Holdings, Inc.
  • Maeda Corporation
  • Monex Group
  • Mamezo Holdings
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsui & Co. Global Investment
  • Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited
  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking
  • Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Lease
  • Minebea
  • MIRAIT Holdings Corporation
  • Murayama
  • Medopia
  • Members
  • Mori Building Co., Ltd.
  • Yamaguchi Bank
  • Yamato Holdings
  • Yayoi
  • Euglena
  • YOKOWO
  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation
  • Lion Corporation
  • LIXIL
  • LIXIL group
  • Recruit Holdings
  • Ricoh Co., Ltd.
  • Resona Holdings, Inc.
  • Ryobi Limited
  • Lawson
  • YKK AP