Registration is now open!

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Healthcare Venture Conference Kyoto (HVC KYOTO) 2021,
Japan's largest English pitch event specializing in health care will be held for the 6th time!
We hope your participation as we are willing to introduce 3 keynote speakers
who have well experienced in the global healthcare business,
and 23 pitches from aspiring venture companies / entrepreneurial researchers in this field.

We are still welcome participation of companies that are interested in new projects as a partner.

HVC KYOTO (Healthcare Venture Conference Kyoto) 2021 の開催が決定しました!


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/ 開催日時
July 2nd, 2021 (Friday) Start: 9:30 JST (Open: 9:00 JST)
2021年7月2日(金) 開始 / 9:30~(開場 / 9:00
/ 会場
Bldg. 4, Kyoto Research Park + ONLINE
京都リサーチパーク 4号館 および オンライン
Number of
/ 定員

Approx. 300 people
Venue: relevant parties only / Online: general participants

/ 内容

Pitch sessions, keynote speeches, individual meetings with partner companies, exhibition, etc.
ピッチセッション / 基調講演 / パートナー企業との個別面談 / 併設展 など

Program / プログラム  Pitch Speakers / ピッチ登壇者   mentors / メンター

Admission fee
/ 参加費

Free of charge.
*Advance application required.
無料(ただし、Peatix にて要事前登録)
/ 言語
English / 英語(一部同時通訳あり)

*The method of holding the event might be changed depending on the situation of COVID-19 infection spread.


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Looking for Partners!

*Past Partners / ※パートナー実績

HVC KYOTO is a pioneer of the English pitch & partnering platform that supports the global business development of venture companies with innovative technologies in the healthcare field.
We are inviting pitch speakers and partners from pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and financial industry to join our challenge to create the healthcare eco-system in Japan!
HVC KYOTOは、ヘルスケア分野で革新的な技術を持つベンチャーの、グローバルな事業展開をサポートする英語ピッチ&パートナリングプラットフォームの先駆けです。日本から世界への飛躍を目指すイノベーターを支援するコミュニテイを、私達と共に作りませんか!
HVC KYOTO 2021を支えていただくパートナーを現在募集中です!

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*Even after the event is ended, the video of the event is available, and opportunities to contact the speakers are secured.
**Only when appointed by the speaker, up to 3 companies.
***Only when the speaker is receiving the award of the company or requested by the speaker.
• How you can connect with the speakers depends on the amount of the fee.
• There is also "corporate participation fee" that allows you to use each menu equivalent to the partners. Please feel free to contact us.
• ピッチ登壇者との接点が金額に依拠して変わります。
• パートナーに準じて各メニューをご利用いただける「法人参加費」の設定もあります。ご相談ください。



If you would like to participate as a partner, please contact HVC KYOTO office (hvckyoto@krp.co.jp). Being a partner of HVC KYOTO will enable you to interact with other participants who have diverse backbones by setting up a booth at the exhibition or having individual meetings with pitch speakers at the venue on the day. For online participants, we will provide opportunities for contact with pitch speakers.
パートナー参画をご希望の方は、HVC KYOTO事務局(hvckyoto@krp.co.jp)までご連絡ください。当日ご来場いただき、出展やピッチ登壇者との個別面談などを通じて、多様なバックボーンをお持ちの参加者と交流いただけます。オンラインの場合も、ピッチ登壇者との接点機会を用意します。



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HVC KYOTO 2020 Event Videos
HVC KYOTO 2020 当日の様子

You can watch the videos of the HVC KYOTO 2020 event below.
HVC KYOTO 2020 当日の様子は下記動画でご覧ください。
The highlights / ダイジェスト版 (KRP official YouTube channel)
JETRO Global Eye / 世界は今 (JETRO official YouTube channel) *Japanese only


Organisers / Co-organisers / Supporters

Organisers : Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Kyoto Prefecture, City of Kyoto, Kyoto Research Park Corp.
Co-organisers : Kansai Innovation Initiative,
       Kyoto University Office of Society Academia Collaboration for Innovation (SACI)
       Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co., Ltd.

Supporters : The Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI-KANSAI),
      Osaka Prefectural Government, Hyogo Prefectural Government, City of Osaka, City of Kobe,
      The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
      The Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kyoto Industrial Support Organization 21,
      Advanced Science, Technology & Management Research Institute of KYOTO (ASTEM)
      Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at KOBE, Kansai Economic Federation (Kankeiren),
      Kyoto Industrial Association, Kyoto Wisdom Industry Creation Center,      
      Life Science Innovation Network Japan, Inc. (LINK-J),
      Kansai Health and Medical Association, Kansai Health and Medical Care Innovation Council,
      MIT Venture Forum of Japan (MIT-VFJ), SARR LLC, Kansai Pharmaceutical Industries Association (KPIA),

共催:関西イノベーションイニシアティブ(代表幹事機関 公益財団法人都市活力研究所)、
   NPO法人 関西健康・医療学術連絡会、関西健康・医療創生会議、


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Accepting Applications!

〈Targeted fields / 対象ジャンル 〉
Regenerative Medicine, Drug Discovery / Biotech, Medical Device, Digital Health / Therapeutics, etc.
(Prevention and Nursing Care included)

再生医療、創薬 / バイオ、医療機器、デジタルヘルスなど(予防・介護も可)

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Pre-mentoring by experienced mentors who are active internationally will support the creation of English pitches and videos. On the day of the event, in addition to open mentoring following each pitch, we will prepare programs that will contribute to financing, business tie-up, and recruiting human resources such as individual meetings with partner companies and exhibition. For online participants, we will provide opportunities for contact with partner companies.The alumni of HVC (91 in total) not only have succeeded in raising a cumulative total of approximately *8.6 billion yen after taking the stage at HVC KYOTO, but also have received prestigious awards such as Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards and Woman of the Year award of Nikkei WOMAN. (*As of January 2021 based on public information only for domestic companies)
過去5回のピッチ登壇者(延べ91件)は、HVC KYOTOへのご登壇後、累積総額約86億円*の資金調達に成功されているほか、日本ものづくり大賞、日経WOMANウーマン・オブ・ザ・イアーといった著名な賞に選定されるなど、着実に実績を積んでおられます。

1.How to Apply / エントリー方法

Click here to download the application form. Please fill in the required items on the form and send it by e-mail by 5 April 2021 (Monday).

Reference: Creating the Perfect Pitch / ピッチ制作参考資料

2.Pre-mentoring / 事前メンタリング

The results will be notified in late April. Pre-mentoring will be conducted twice (once in May and once in June) for selected pitch speakers to support the creation of English pitches and videos. Internationally experienced professionals from partner companies and venture capital will participate as mentors and will give guidance from a realistic perspective on what the other party of business tie-ups and financing is looking for.

  Vol. 1 (May) Group mentoring: Introducing the points of English pitch and overall pitch
  Vol. 2 (June) Individual mentoring: Individual follow-up
     (Online available for both sessions)

4月下旬に選考結果をお知らせします。選抜者を対象に事前メンタリングを2回(①5月 ②6月)実施し、英語ピッチの作成と動画の制作を支援します。パートナー企業・ベンチャーキャピタルから国際経験豊富な専門家がメンターとして参加し、事業提携や資金調達の相手側が何を求めているのか、リアルな視点でご指導いただきます。

  1 )(5月 / 集団メンタリング) 英語ピッチのポイントご紹介、全体ピッチ
  2 )(6月 / 個別メンタリング) 個別フォロー

3.Open Mentoring / 公開メンタリング

On the day of the event, there is open mentoring in which mentors who are active in companies and research institutes from home and abroad are present and give accurate advice to pitch speakers for business success from a global perspective. In addition, there will be keynote speeches, individual meetings with partner companies, exhibitions, and networking. Since we will operate the event so that only related parties can visit, you can deepen communication with partner companies, lecturers / mentors, and other pitch speakers.