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Nihonkai Lab Co., Ltd. From Hokuriku! Co-creating the future of energy and life! We are now recruiting startups and entrepreneurs to participate in the 2nd Batch of “NGAS-Accelerator Program”!

[Nihonkai Lab Co., Ltd.] From Hokuriku! Co-creating the future of energy and life! “NGAS-Accelerator Program” 2nd
We are now recruiting startups and entrepreneurs to join Batch!
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Press release: April 1, 2024
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From Hokuriku! Co-creating the future of energy and life! We are now recruiting startups and entrepreneurs to participate in the 2nd Batch of “NGAS-Accelerator Program”!
*Corporate accelerator program by Nihonkai Gas Kizuna Holdings Co., Ltd., a comprehensive energy company in the Hokuriku area. An online briefing session will be held from 12:00 on Monday, May 13th. * Nihonkai Labo Co., Ltd. (Head office: Toyama City, President and CEO: Nitta) Yotaro (hereinafter referred to as “Nihonkai Lab”) is the
“NGAS-Accelerator” sponsored by Nihonkai Gas Kizuna Holdings Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Toyama City, President and CEO: Yotaro Nitta, hereinafter referred to as “Kizuna HD”).
We operate a program. From Monday, April 1, 2024, 2nd
We would like to inform you that we are now recruiting companies to participate in Batch. As the corporate venture capital of the Nihonkai Gas Kizuna Holdings Group, Nihonkai Lab aims to leverage the foundations it has cultivated in the energy business to create new businesses by promoting open innovation and build a co-creation platform in the Hokuriku region.
NGAS-Accelerator Program 2024 official website:
https://01booster.com/program/ngas/
“NGAS-Accelerator
Program” is sponsored by Kizuna HD, Nihonkai Lab and Zero One Booster Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: George Goda, hereinafter referred to as 01Booster)
This is a business creation program jointly operated by. During the approximately 4-month program period, employees of the Nihonkai Gas Kizuna Holdings Group will co-create businesses with startups and entrepreneurs, and provide various accompanying support depending on the business stage.

The world is facing a variety of challenges, such as the promotion of decarbonization due to global environmental issues and the
diversification of lifestyles and values, and is truly at a time of change. We are looking forward to applications from startups and entrepreneurs from all over the country who can co-create the future of energy and living.
Overview of “NGAS-Accelerator Program 2024”
We are soliciting business plans from startups and entrepreneurs across the country. Approximately 4 to 6 teams will be selected from the plans submitted and will be accompanied by Nihonkai Gas Kizuna Holdings Group employees during the approximately 4-month program period. We provide a variety of support depending on the business stage, including the utilization of Kizuna HD’s assets.
– Recruitment period
– April 1st (Monday) to May 31st (Friday), 2024
-WEB site
https://01booster.com/program/ngas/
– Recruitment area
– energy
– Life
– Solving regional issues
– others
– Available assets
– Approximately 100,000 gas users
– Sustainable technology and services
– House building know-how
– Wide network in Hokuriku area
– Collaboration with local governments
– Showroom/incubation facility
– schedule
– April 1st (Monday) Business plan recruitment begins
– Early application deadline: April 30th (Tuesday)
– 5/13 (Monday) Online briefing session
– Application deadline: Friday, May 31st (final deadline) – June to July selection period
– Pitch contest scheduled for late July
– August to December acceleration period
– Scheduled for mid-December Demo Day (results presentation)

*For those who apply by the early deadline,
We may be able to provide feedback upon request.
*First selection: Document screening, Second selection: Interview screening

Overview of “NGAS-Accelerator Program 2nd Batch Public Recruitment Briefing” – Date and time
– Monday, May 13, 2024
– time
– 12:00-12:45 (tentative)
– place
– Online
– Free participation/Advance registration required
– Application site (https://ngas2024-briefing-240513.peatix.com)

“NGAS-Accelerator Program” 1st Batch initiative example
1st Batch DEMODAY (results presentation)
* Announcement of collaboration results at Demo Day! *
We selected six companies, and from June 2023, our employee Catalyst will accompany them. At Demo Day held in October, we announced the results of our co-creation activities on themes such as renewable energy, carbon offsets, AI robots, and regional issue resolution and revitalization.
Hydro Venus products and installation
* PoC (proof of concept) conducted in Toyama City! *
We jointly installed Hydro Venus products in irrigation canals in Toyama City. Our company supported local government approvals and applications. We also have a track record of quickly realizing PoCs within local governments, business partners, and our group by making full use of our area network.
Scene from the exchange meeting
* Continued collaboration after the program! *
In some cases, these relationships have progressed beyond the duration of the program. We are also considering further investment of management resources, such as establishing a business division and assigning dedicated personnel.
* Possibility of investment! *
After going through the program, we invested in Sharing Energy. You can also discuss your desire to raise funds during the co-creation period. We will continue to strengthen our business support and relationships in various ways, including investment, business alliances, and service introductions.
Inquiries regarding this matter
Nihonkai Lab Co., Ltd./Open Innovation Promotion Team
Person in charge: Kitano/Suzuki
Tel: 076-443-1812
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