This year, focusing on next-generation mobility and infrastructure essential for community development. You can see a session by a startup developing flying cars, the "Hack Award 2022" pitch contest by 10 startups selected from nearly 100 companies in 24 countries and regions around the world, reverse pitches by Japanese companies representing Osaka, Kansai, and more!
Global Innovation Conference “Hack Osaka 2022”*Simultaneous Japanese/English interpretation available
■Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022, 1:00PM to 7:00PM
■Venue: Online (EventHub)
■Contents: Talk Session, Pitch Contest "Hack Award 2022",
Reverse Pitch (Speakers: Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Daikin Industries, Ltd., Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd., Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition)
*For more details, please refer to the Hack Osaka 2022 website.
Startup Business Meeting*Japanese-English interpreter will be present.
■Date: 2Tuesday, February 8th and Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 from 9AM to 8PM
■Venue: Online (Zoom)
■Contents: Business meeting with 15 startups (14 overseas, 1 Japanese),
mainly speakers of Hack Award 2022, and Japanese companies
■ URL: https://www.innovation-osaka.jp/hackosaka/business-meeting.php
About Hack Osaka
”Hack Osaka” - The Annual Global Innovation Conference Various key players of the innovation ecosystem such as entrepreneurs, investors, well-established companies, students, and municipalities closely cooperate to generate continuous innovation. This has been called the ‘Hack Osaka Movement’. Ahead of EXPO 2025, we endeavor to present Osaka as an increasingly attractive stage for global startups.
In this fiscal year, we will be focusing on next-generation air mobility currently undergoing demonstration tests for Expo 2025, infrastructure (maximizing efficiency of existing infrastructure as well as next-generation infrastructure including telecommunications, etc.) essential for urban development, and expanding our network of innovation internationally by sessions and pitches by Japanese and foreign startups, by business meetings, and by introducing startups and university seed programs from Osaka and the Kansai region.
Organizer: Global Innovation Conference Hack Osaka Executive Committee
（Osaka City, Urban Innovation Institute, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Osaka,Osaka Business Development Agency）
Co-organizer: Osaka Business and Investment Center (O-BIC), International Business Promotion Center (IBPC) Osaka
Collaborators: MBS MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.,DENTSU INC.
Sponsor: SENSHU IKEDA CAPITAL CO.,LTD., JR West Innovations Co., Ltd., Hankyu Hanshin Properties Corp.
Media Partner: NewsPicks Re:gion
Supported by: Osaka Startup Ecosystem Consortium, Kyoto Startup Ecosystem Promotion Council,
Hyogo Kobe Startup Ecosystem Consortium,
Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition
Thanks to: ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD., Kintetsu Venture Partners, Inc., SAKURA internet Inc.,
TOPPAN INC., Mizuho Bank,Ltd., SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION, MUFG Bank,Ltd.,
The Yomiuri Shimbun, Osaka, Resona Group Business Plaza Osaka/Kobe/Biwako
■Inquiries：Global Innovation Conference Hack Osaka Executive Committee）