June 2019 Braizon selected for J-Startup 2019!
J-Startup is a Japanese governmental policy program that supports the development of start-up companies with the potential to compete successfully on the world stage. Top venture capitalists, accelerators, and innovators at large companies recommend a start-up, and they are selected by rigorous screening. For J-Startup 2019, 49 companies were newly selected, and we are proud to announce Braizon was selected to participate. This year’s selection focused on open innovation, overseas expansion, and finding promising startups in the region.
With our selection to join this program, Braizon hopes to accelerate joint research with pharmaceutical companies and collaboration with academic research institutes all over the world. We believe this will assist our continued innovation in the development of therapeutics for central nervous system diseases.
J-Startup is a program started in 2018 to support the development of start-up companies promoted by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, you can learn more from the following link.
In Japan, about 10,000 startups are taking on new challenges every day, but few of these companies have yet achieved global reach. Both public and private companies will engage in J-Startup to empower select companies that can enhance Japan’s competitiveness, and are entering the global marketplace with innovative technologies and business models, to provide new value to the world. J-Startup supported companies can receive preferential treatment and support for overseas expansion and government startup programs.
The following companies were selected in 2019: