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Kochi Prefecture x Association of Hyperdisciplinarity Food Tech Forum was held, attended by 136 people!

高知県×超異分野学会 フードテックフォーラムを開催、136名が参加しました!

Kochi Prefecture, with Liberace Co.The "Kochi Prefecture x Hyperdisciplinary Society of Japan Food Tech Forum" was held on Friday, August 28, 2012, to create the seeds for new food-related businesses through collaboration. Fifty-four people attended the Kochi venue, and 82 people participated online.

As part of the "FY 2020 Kochi Prefecture Human Resource Development Project for New Business Creation," this forum aims to bring startup companies and researchers with advanced technological seeds to Kochi Prefecture and collaborate with businesses and entrepreneurs in Kochi Prefecture to create highly unique demonstration projects using Kochi's rich natural environment as a stage. The goal of the project is to create highly unique demonstration projects in Kochi's rich natural environment.

Under the theme of "Creating the Future of Kochi's Food with Technology," startup companies and major corporations from outside the prefecture that are active in the food tech field were invited to participate in a panel discussion with local businesses and to introduce food tech case studies.


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Digest articles of each session will be published as needed. Please stay tuned.

<Panel Discussion and Foodtech Case Studies

Bringing Local Food Culture to the World

The first step from local to global, visualizing product value

New ways to utilize local resources created through interdisciplinary cooperation


In the pitch session by startup companies, researchers, and businesses in Kochi Prefecture, five teams from Kochi Prefecture and 14 teams from outside the prefecture presented their ideas for demonstration experiments and businesses they would like to realize in Kochi Prefecture by combining knowledge, technology, and know-how from different fields, such as the development of functional foods using local ingredients and effective utilization of food residues. They presented their business ideas.



A summary of each speaker's presentation isPlease click here to viewThe following is a list of the most common problems with the


<The Pitch Session.

Pitches by businesses in Kochi Prefecture

Pitch Online

For more information on this forum, please contactPlease see hereThe following is a list of the most common problems with the


Notice of the event

The Kochi Prefecture x Hyperdisciplinarity Society will hold an agri-tech forum on Wednesday, September 16 under the theme of "Creating the Future of Kochi's Agriculture with Technology.

Click here to register for the lecture

Date and Time: Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 13:00-17:30
(Kochi Venue) Chiyori Machi Terrace Chiyoterra Hall (2-1-37 Chiyori-cho, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture)
*Online participation is also available. URL will be sent to those who register.
*As a measure against new coronavirus infection, the Kochi venue will be open only to residents in Kochi Prefecture.
Organized by: Kochi Prefecture
Operated by: LIVERNESS Co.
Supported by: Kochi Bank, Kochi Shinkin Bank, Shikoku Bank, The Shoko Chukin Bank, Japan Finance Corporation, Hata Shinkin Bank, Kochi Industrial Promotion Center, Kochi Prefectural University Collaboration Council
WEB SITE:https://hic.lne.st/conference/kochi-agri/

We are currently looking for presenters for the Pitch Session, so please join us.
Click here to apply to be a speaker

If the number of applicants exceeds 15 companies, speakers will be selected by a screening process. If the theme of the presentation differs significantly from the agri-tech field, we may decline the presentation.

<Contact us
Inquiries about the Kochi Prefecture x Hyperdisciplinarity Conference
Trustee: Riverness Corporation, Community Development Division Attn: Kishimoto
Phone: 03-5227-4198
Email: [email protected]