Japan – Call for UK start-ups working on consumer IoT devices

A Japanese innovation lab is looking for UK start-ups with innovative ideas for consumer focused IoT devices.

This Japanese innovation lab is looking to partner with UK start-ups who are in the development stages of producing small to medium-sized consumer appliances, audio devices, robotics, wearable devices, or any other exciting IoT based products.

The main concept behind the devices should be “useful and fun things for daily life”.

They will provide support for developing the technology, commercialisation, and distribution in the Japanese market, and offer UK start-ups the use of their extensive facilities as a hub in Japan/Asia.

The company is also keen to invest in start-ups.

Submit your proposal to the Department for International Trade team in Japan, you should include:

- brief introduction of your company and its technologies/products/business
- your website address
- any specific USP’s your company may have
- any previous export experience

All submissions will be reviewed and you will be notified of any potential next steps. You can only submit a proposal if you are a UK registered company.

Essential information


Business & Consumer Services, Communications, Creative & Media, Electronics & IT Hardware, and Software & Computer Services

Opportunity type

Private Sector

Expiry date

31 March 2018

Applications received


Value of contract

Value unknown

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