TECH PLANTER in TAIWAN / 日本創業大賽台灣選拔會

Welcome to TECH PLANTER in TAIWAN2017
第四屆 Tech Planter 日本創業大賽台灣選拔會

TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in TAIWAN 2017 was successfully conducted!!

The Winner is FlowVIEW Tek

Theme: Microscopic Fluid Chip technology

Thank you for your contribution!
See you next year!!

For any inquiry, please contact to [email protected]

Descriptions & Key Dates

Presentation workshop: Aug 3rd
Mentoring sessions: Aug 4th
Pitch event date: Aug 5th

TECH PLANTER is an international acceleration platform for deep technology startups. We've already opened the showcase pitch event in Taiwan three times. In this year we have our 4th DEMO DAY in Taipei. This would be the interface of your business to Taiwan and other regions in Asia or even to the US.

If you have idea in business based on your deep-tech/science, please apply to our platform.

Please check the previous DEMO DAY from below link.“TECH PLANTER in TAIWAN”(formerly called Tech Plan Grand Prix Taiwan 第二屆日本技術創業大賞).


Event & RVSP


TIMELINE for event is below (tentative)
12:00- judge meeting / slide check
12:30- registration for participants
13:00- Opening remark (from Leave a Nest) and intorducing judges
13:15- Special talk from a 2016 finalist
13:30- Pitch #1-4 + 10 min break
14:40- Pitch #5-8 + 10 min break
15:50- Pitch #9-12
16:50- Judge time
17:40- Award Ceremony and comments from Judges
18:00- Networking
-19:00 Closing


Venue will be Futureward Central:
B1, No. 343, Changchun Rd, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105

Futureward Central

Pitch event will be open for researchers, startups, companies and any other local community. will request registration. wait for announcement


Will be updated soon! Here is the fixed judges.

Chair of the Judges
・Dr. Shuichiro Takahashi, Representative Director COO, Leave a Nest Co., Ltd.

・Dr.  Hank Huang, Director, Asia pacific Accelerator Network
・Mr. James Lee, General manager, Sinopac Venture Capital Corp.
・Dr. Michael Lin, CEO, Center of Industry Accelerator and Patent Strategy, NCTU
・Dr. Akinori Hisatsune, Associate Professor, Program for Leading Graduate Schools “HIGO (Health life science: Interdisciplinary and Glocal Oriented) Program”, Kumamoto University
・Mr. Shintaro Nishikawa, Manager Development and Corporate Strategy, Japan Tobacco Inc.
・Mr. Masanobu Kowaka, Hamano Products.Co., Ltd. Sales & Planning Department
・Mr. Daniel Lin, Founder of FutureWard
・Mr. Phoenix Wang, Project Manager, Drug Commercialization Center, Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB), Taiwan


For the Winner;

  • Award 200,000 JPY
  • Trip to Tokyo in 2018 March

Travel accommodation expenses supported for the winner (up to 2 members from winning team)


For the Lnest Award

  • Trip to Boston, USA to join pitch showcase event in coming Nov.
  • We have showcase even on Nov 15th in Bos.

Travel accommodation expenses supported for the awardee (up to 1 member from winning team)


For the Kumamoto Award

  • Trip to Kumamoto Japan (Timing will be discussed)

Travel accommodation expenses supported for the awardee (up to 1 member from winning team)

2017 Partners


熊本県 / Kumamoto Prefecture


Hamano Products

Venue supporter: Futureward

Media Partner/ PanSci