Kyoto Fusioneering has been Selected for “The Startup City Acceleration Program” Promoted by the Japan External Trade Organization
Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd – a fusion reactor technology company, based i n Kyoto, Japan – has been selected for “The Startup City Acceleration Program”,an intensive overseas expansion support program promoted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
The Startup City Acceleration Program i s a partnership between six world-class accelerators and JETRO t o support t he global expansion of startups i n eight hub cities of t he Cabinet Office’s “Startup Ecosystem Formation Promotion Project”*. This program will run f rom l ate October 2021 t o March 2022, and will provide t he participating startups with networking and matching opportunities,overseas i nvestors and business partners.
KF was selected f or t he “CleanTech Course” among t he six courses, operated by techstars. t echstars i s a US-based accelerator established i n 2006, and consistently ranked as one of t he t op accelerators i n t he world. I t has conducted 46 acceleration programs around t he world, nurtured approximately 6,000 startups, and produced 11 unicorn companies. Through participation i n t his program, KF aims t o establish i ts technology as an i ndustry standard i n Japan and overseas and t o establish i ts brand as a deep-tech company t hat addresses environmental and energy i ssues.
Reference: *About Startup Ecosystem Hub Cities （ Japanese ） https://www8.cao.go.jp/cstp/stmain/20200714.html
The Startup City Acceleration Program by JETRO（ Japanese ） https://www.jetro.go.jp/news/releases/2021/af727f3ff68fbc5e.html
About Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd.
Kyoto Fusioneering i s a privately f unded t echnology start-up f ounded i n 2019, with i ts headquarters i n Kyoto, Japan. The company i s f ocused on developing advanced technologies f or commercial f usion reactors, with specific f ocus on gyrotron systems, tritium f uel cycle t echnologies, and breeding blankets f or t ritium production and power generation. The company i s developing i nnovative reactor t echnology solutions t hat are simultaneously high-performance and commercially viable. Supporting both public and private f usion developers around t he world, t he company will accelerate t he realisation of f usion as t he ultimate energy source f or humankind.
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