PHILIPPINES

TECH PLANTER in the Philippines 2024

Discovering and nurturing Real Tech seeds
and entrepreneurs in the Philippines
ABOUT
Purpose
The TECH PLANTER in the Philippines 2024 is a pitching competition joined by teams of researchers and/or deep technology startups with a passion to bring change and impact to the world. However, the pitching competition itself is just one aspect of the whole initiative, as Leave a Nest also pushes the collaboration between ventures and big companies to create new businesses.

This program has been running in Japan since 2014, and it will be the 8th year to implement it in the Philippines this 2024.
Target
  • Pre-startup researchers in the different science and technology fields, even if they only have the idea so far.
  • Early stage startups, research teams or individuals in real tech field.
  • Mature startups or SMEs seeking collaborators, even if they are close to mass production or PMF establishment.
  • Visionaries that aim to change the world and/or their own country to a better place using science- and technology-based seeds.
  • Those who are interested in the Japanese market or collaboration with Japanese corporations.
Categories of the TECH
Bio, Eco, Med, Food, Agri, Marine, Deep
Application Period
2024/1/8 (Mon)~2024/3/10 (Sun)
Judging Criteria
A panel of judges consisting of Leave a Nest and its partners will evaluate each of the following items.
  1. 01NOVELTY
  2. 02PRACTICABILITY
  3. 03IMPACT TO
    THE WORLD
  4. 04PASSION
Awards
Grand Winner
Corporate Awards
(Monetary amount TBA)
ASSET
  1. ASSET01Leave a Nest Communicator
  2. ASSET02Japanese Partner Companies
  3. ASSET03Local Partners
  4. ASSET04Super Factory Group
SUPPORT
  1. SUPPORT01Organizing the vision your business
  2. SUPPORT02Brushing up your presentation
  3. SUPPORT03Opportunities for collaboration with Japanese corporates
  4. SUPPORT04Support for R&D and prototype development
  5. SUPPORT05Support for Knowledge and IP Strategies
  6. SUPPORT06Investment and support for finance
DEMO DAY
Name of the DEMO DAY
TECH PLANTER in the Philippines 2024
Place
TBC
Date & Time
2024/5/11 (Sat)13:00-18:30 in Philippine Time
Application Period
2024/1/8 (Mon)~2024/3/10 (Sun)
Eligible Participants
Deep Tech Startups and Research Teams
Organizer
Leave a Nest Philippines
Timeline
@Philippine Time
13:00~14:00
Opening Ceremony
14:00~16:50
Finalist Presentations
16:50~17:50
Judging, Lightning talks & Poster presentation
17:50~18:30
Awarding & Closing Ceremony
PHILIPPINES5/11
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Now!!