Toyota City SENTAN Business Plan Contest Recruitment Now Open! (Deadline: November 25th)

Toyota City
-Manufacturing x Business Contest – SENTAN Business Plan Contest Recruitment Now Open! (Deadline: November 25th)

Toyota City has decided to hold the “SENTAN Business Plan Contest” for the purpose of discovering manufacturing startups and fostering momentum for entrepreneurship. Participants can enjoy various benefits such as winning prizes, brushing up their business plans, and support from Toyota City and supporting companies.
▼ Recruitment period
October 18, 2020 (Tuesday) to November 25, 2020 (Friday)
▼ Recruitment theme
“Change society (region) through manufacturing!”
▼Eligibility and conditions
Organizations (including corporations) or individuals who have not started business with a business plan related to the recruitment theme ▼ How to apply
Download forms such as business plans from the special site and submit them to the contest secretariat by email
▼ Review flow
Winners will be decided after the first and final screening. In addition, after the first screening, we will hold a brush-up course on the proposal plan by experts for those who pass.
▼Judging criteria
・Participant’s evaluation (e.g., whether there is a feeling for the plan, whether there is a challenge, etc.)
・Evaluation of the plan (novelty, feasibility, etc.)
▼ Awards (tentative)
・ Grand prize: Prize money 100,000 yen, supplementary prize (1 case) ・Semi-grand prize: Prize money of 50,000 yen, supplementary prize (1) In addition to the above, we plan to set up a special jury award. ▼Schedule
・ First screening: December 14, 2020 (Wednesday) (About 7 groups selected by document screening)
・ Brush-up course: Tuesday, December 20, 2020, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (planned) ・ Final screening presentation: Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm (planned)
*Both the brush-up course and the final screening presentation will be held at SENTAN (2-1-1 Koromo-cho)
▼ SENTAN business plan contest special site
▼ About SENTAN, a manufacturing base
This is a facility to promote new business development and innovation creation by manufacturing companies and manufacturing organizations aiming to start a business, and to develop manufacturing human resources who will lead the next generation.
The facility includes a “manufacturing space,” which is a place for prototype development where ideas can be given shape, and an “exchange space,” where companies create new value. In addition, the “Toyota Innovation Center”, which supports manufacturing companies in solving problems such as technology and management, and the “Manufacturing Support Center”, which supports children’s learning about
manufacturing, are consolidated to provide a comprehensive support system for manufacturing companies. At the same time, we will strive to develop human resources for manufacturing, from children to adults, seamlessly.
▼Detail page
■ Inquiries
Secretariat: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC Nagoya Office
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