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JAL 2024 external business contest “JAL Wingman Project” will be held

2024 External Business Contest “JAL Wingman Project” to be held ~We are looking for partners to create new value together~
May 14, 2024
[Image 1:×625.jpg] JAL has placed ESG strategy at the top of its medium-term management plan rolling plan As part of our efforts to achieve this goal, JAL will once again hold the “JAL Wingman Project” this year, with the aim of creating new value in accordance with its ESG strategy. We are recruiting.
[Image 2:×391.jpg] In last year’s contest, we worked with selected companies to develop and sell craft beer made from upcycled surplus rice (*1). In addition, through this activity, we are able to consider collaboration with many companies and hold discussions with applicant companies, and while evolving and accelerating open innovation, we are expanding JAL’s innovation field. This year as well, we will carry out actual joint projects and demonstration experiments with the partner companies selected for the Grand Prize after a period of collaboration consideration based at the “JAL Innovation Lab” (*2). We will also simultaneously consider various possibilities such as joint business development as a medium- to long-term partner. The JAL Group will further accelerate open innovation, engage in new business development using new ideas, promote ESG strategies, and aim to realize a sustainable society. (*1)Press release dated February 21, 2024, “JAL Wingman Project will launch a new business to promote ESG strategies that will create new value in non-aviation fields” URL:
https://press.jal. (*2)
Established in 2018 as an activity base for “open innovation” that creates new added value and business by leveraging internal and external knowledge. Since then, he has worked on business
improvements, DX promotion, and business creation at the JAL Group and each base. From FY2023, the company has been focusing on creating new businesses and implementing ESG strategies. [Overview] 1. JAL and the partner selected for the grand prize under the recruitment theme of “A new business that brings people, things, and events closer together to realize a prosperous and sustainable society” will leverage JAL’s diverse assets (people, goods, know-how, and
locations). ) and the assets of partner companies, and aim to jointly conceptualize and collaborate on new businesses through two-way cooperation. 2. Schedule (1) Application/document submission deadline: Monday, May 13, 2024 to Thursday, June 20, 2024 (2) First screening (documents): Around late June (3) Second screening (face-to-face) Interview) / JAL Innovation Lab: July 9th (Tuesday), 10th (Wednesday), 2024 (4) Final selection (pitch contest) / JAL Innovation Lab: July 24th, 2024 (Wednesday) (5) Collaboration Consideration period: August 1, 2024 (Thursday) to March 31, 2025 (Monday) *If there are major changes to the schedule, please check the special web page
( jal_wingman_project/), and those who have entered will be contacted by e-mail etc. 3. The top prize will be selected from among the companies that participated in the final pitch contest, and the selected companies will receive the following: Support for up to 10 million yen for approximately 8 months of collaboration consideration and demonstration experiments during the collaboration period (*conditions apply) *Details will be communicated to the team selected for the grand prize. 4. Website 2024 JAL Wingman Project special web page: Please see the above website for details on application qualifications and required documents. that’s all
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