“Pitch to the Minister”/ “HIRAI Pitch” is a government project led by Takuya HIRAI, Minister of State for the “Cool Japan” Strategy, the Intellectual Property Strategy, the Science and Technology and the Space Policy. The event was held on Saturday, November 10th in Fukuoka at Fukuoka Growth Next-Startup Cafe, and included Fukuoka startups, like Venturer from Kyushu-University (Kyulux), Enthusiastic Entrepreneur, and more.
The representatives introduced and discussed current efforts and issues, future developments etc. as well as requests from the government, and exchange of opinions with Mr. Hirai. Kyulux CEO, Junji Adachi participated in this event, and took part in a productive discussion of venture support for the future of Fukuoka companies. Kyulux’s director, Tsuyoshi Sakamoto, also participated in the event.
We are proud to announce that Kyulux was awarded with CEATEC’s 2018 AWARD, in the Devices/Technologies category. Kyulux is honored to receive CEATEC’s award for our ground breaking technology and will continue to work to make sure this award is merited.
Each year, CEATEC recognizes excellent technologies, products, and services from a large number of exhibitors at the conference. CEATEC has four criteria for its awards – Academic, Technological, Promising, and Market Applicability. The review panel reviews entry exhibits and chooses the most innovative and sophisticated companies.
CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) is Japan’s largest IT and electronics exhibition and conference – with an attendance of over 200,000 visitors. The 2018 event will take place on October 16-19, in Makuhari Messe outside of Tokyo.
Kyulux will have a booth at this year’s event, as part of METI’s J-Startup initiative. Our booth number will be S016. Kyulux was selected as one of three companies that will give a presentation as part of the JPO’s IP-acceleration track, which discusses how start-ups in Japan leverage unique IP to accelerate their business. Kyulux’s CEO Junji Adachi will give a lecture titled “Hyperfluorescence, a game changing technology for OLED Displays”. The lecture will be given at 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the International Exhibition Hall 4, TA3-3,
The Japanese Research Association for Organic Electronic Materials (JOEM) will host its 230th workshop titled “Front Line of Materials Venture” on September 28, in Shujuku NS Building in Tokyo.
The workshop invited Kyulux’s CTO, Hisashi Okada to give a talk titled “Hyperfluorescence™-Materializing the future of OLEDs” at the conference. Dr. Chihaya Adachi, Kyulux’s Co-Founder, Scientific Advisor and Ex Officio Board Member is the chairman of the JOEM association.
The Deloitte Tohmatsu Group held its Innovation Summit at the Tokyo International Forum on Tuesday, September 11. Over 300 startups (Japanese and foreign ones) were invited to participate and share their cutting-edge innovations.
Kyulux, and other J-Startup‘s companies, attended the event and had a small booth as part of the exhibition at the summit.