【2021】 European Conference Course Selected Companies
AMATELUS Co., Ltd.
Name of Representative：SHINYA SHIMOJO
SwipeVideo is a proprietary patented software that allows you to live-stream or archive stream multi-angle video over any web browser. With SwipeVideo you give control over the direction of the content to the viewer, increasing engagement by providing a totally new video viewing experience.
Innophys Co., Ltd.
Name of Representative：Daigo Orihara
We are a world leading assist suit manufacturer from Japan.
“Muscle Suit” is a lower back support assist suit which has been sold over 20,000 units in the world, this figure means it is the best seller exoskeleton assist suit in the world (internal research). From lightening the load on your back at work, to helping with daily labor-intensive activities.Since it does not need any electricity, worker can use the product even outside situation.In France, Spain, Italy, Malaysia, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan, this product has been on sale via local distributors. In other areas, we are highly looking for distribution partners.
Name of Representative：Hideaki Horie
APB Corporation, a Japanese start up, is the worldwide innovative Li-Ion Battery, All Polymer Battery (APB), manufacturer,APB is bipolarly structured, large-size 2nd gen Li-ion batteries that offer a unique solution for utilities, IPP, T&D, other network players and EPC. APB offers high reliability. Current collectors are made from resin and bring low risk of fire or explosion. Other benefits are higher energy density and shortened manufacturing time.
Further, APB Corporation is not only a battery supplier. In order to build the social infrastructure rooted in each region of the world, we will establish a global position by partnering with entrepreneurs and investors around the world who share our vision and have the noble business sense and the future strategy
Name of Representative：Takaaki Shimoji
Empath is Emotion & Conversation AI, which can identify emotions and conversational behaviors from the voice. Our technology has been adopted by 2,800 developers over 50 countries mainly in contact center industries. In the contact center, our AI has been utilized to improve customer satisfaction,quality assurance, operators’ retention rate, and sales rate.
TBM Co., Ltd.
Name of Representative：Yamasaki Nobuyoshi
TBM is specialized in development, manufacturing, and sales of LIMEX®, a new environmental material mainly made from limestone, to be paper and plastic alternatives.
LIMEX is recyclable, and it also can solve the plastic waste issues, resource depletion and various environmental issues.
TBM aims to spread their business by fabless model with partners in each region.
Net Smile, Inc.
Name of Representative：Saito Yoshimitsu
Net Smile Inc. is a leading provider of Digital transformation/Digital Innovation (DX/DI) solutions using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to simplify and assist with work that was thought to be possible only by humans. With the mission of “creating artificial intelligence that thinks like a human being,” Net Smile aims to create an AI that will grow with people while helping them in case of trouble. Net Smile, Inc. has developed a technology that can read complex invoices, order forms, and even healthcare documents. It’s called AIScanRobo® and it can convert images of typed, handwritten, or printed text into Comma-separated values (CSV), whether from a scanned page, PDF, a photo, or an image. Comments from clients such as Nestle Japan have claimed that they are highly satisfied with the overall usability, accuracy, and savings AIScanRobo® has to offer. Net Smile’s mission is not to achieve 100% accuracy. But, AI is expected to learn complex business processes in which even human beings make mistakes. With Net Smile, rather than pursuing 100% accuracy from the beginning, a human-like AI that incorporates mistakes to the same extent that would arise artificially is introduced. “Training” the AI then improves its accuracy and results in the reduction of total costs.
Name of Representative：Kenshin Fujiwara
HACARUS INC, founded 2014 in Kyoto, Japan is the leading provider of Explainable Lightweight AI Tools, backed by Osaka Gas and Miyako Capital (Kyoto University) among others. Its solutions are used in the Medical field to enable humans to make better, faster and more reliable decisions, based on AI driven insights. HACARUS’ proprietary AI engine is built using Sparse Modeling, an AI method that understands data like a human would – by its unique key features and is far more resource, time and energy efficient when compared to Deep Learning.
Biodata Bank, Inc.
Name of Representative：Takeshi Anzai
Biodata bank, Inc is R&D and manufacturer of products and solutions related to core body temperature using innovative sensor technologies.
Our flagship product is Heat Warning Watch ™ a smart band that embeds our innovative sensor based on a unique technology to continuously assess the amount of heat accumulated and dissipated by the body and alert the user of a heat risk.
Preferred Networks Inc.
Name of Representative：Toru Nishikawa
Preferred Networks, Inc. (PFN) is a technology company with the mission to make the real world computable by applying deep learning and other advanced technologies to solve difficult real-world problems. PFN focuses on the use of deep learning in various fields, including the three key business domains of transportation systems, manufacturing, and healthcare.
Yukai Engineering Inc.
Name of Representative：Shunsuke Aoki
With the vision of making “robotics for fun living,” Yukai Engineering is a robotics venture that develops and sells unique products for everyday life, including the family communication robot “BOCCO emo,” the therapeutic cushion robot with a tail “Qoobo,” and the educational robotics series “kurikit.”
Name of Representative：Yasuhito Sakuraba
Tenchijin provides the Land Evaluation Engine by using satellite data, ground data and human knowledge, which supports to find best place for agriculture, real estate etc. and also to find potential of each place and make effective use of them. One of JAXA(Japanese Space Agency) certified venture company and awarded at S-booster 2018.
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd.
Name of Representative：Gajan Mohanarajah
Rapyuta Robotics is a cloud robotics platform company founded as a spin-off of ETH Zurich.
Through rapyuta.io – our next-generation cloud robotics platform – as well as our domain-specific robotics solutions such as the collaborative picking assistance ‘AMR’ robots, we support DX in the logistics and manufacturing segments.
One Act, Inc.
Name of Representative：Yusuke Asano
One Act Inc. develops and operates the web service “PieceX”, the world’s first source code marketplace with dynamic pricing by AI.
By trading software components on a global scale, PieceX allows Seller companies to earn new income from the source code itself and Buyer companies to save 80% and more on software development time and costs by purchasing guaranteed, ready-to-use source codes.
PieceX creates a new infrastructure where anyone in the world can rapidly develop new services.