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2022.07.22

Kyoto Fusioneering awarded for the Excellent Enterprise Award and the Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Award at the Rise Up Festa held by MUFG Bank

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Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd. received the Excellent Enterprise Award in the category of ‘Sustaining the Global Environment for the Next Generation’. In addition, Kyoto Fusioneering was granted the special Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Award (provided by Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd., at the 9th Rise up Festa, a business support programme organized by MUFG Bank.

On the final day of judging, held on 22 July, Taka Nagao, Co-founder and CEO of Kyoto Fusioneering, held a presentation on the company’s vision and mission: to solve the world’s energy problems through fusion power generation and to realise a NetZero society by combining fusion energy with decarbonisation technologies.

This year, the awards recognised achievements in four specific categories that promise  future growth: ‘Maintaining a sustainable global environment for the next generation’, ‘Achieving a healthy and wellbeing society’, ‘Business process reform through advanced technologies’ and ‘Advanced cities and lifestyles’.

Kyoto Fusioneering  received  the Excellent Company Award in the category of ‘Maintaining the global environment for the next generation’ and also the special Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Award (provided by Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd.).

Kyoto Fusioneering will continue to work towards its vision of solving a global problem to deliver a new energy future for humankind by delivering  fusion. Kyoto Fusioneering will continue to elevate public awareness of fusion and develop the industry through every valuable opportunity.

About Rise Up Festa
The Rise Up Festa is a programme that provides medium- to long-term support from the  Rise Up Family to venture businesses that have novel and original ideas. The awards recognise achievements and business growth  in four categories  with  future growth opportunities, leveraging  Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s (MUFG) extensive know-how, network and management support.

*For more information on this event, please refer to the official website and the notice of MUFG Bank. (Japanese only)
https://www.bk.mufg.jp/houjin/festa/index.html
https://www.bk.mufg.jp/info/20220722_riseupfesta.html

About Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd.
Kyoto Fusioneering is a privately funded technology start-up founded in 2019, with its headquarters in Kyoto, Japan. The company is focused on developing advanced technologies for commercial fusion reactors, including gyrotron systems, tritium fuel cycle technologies, and breeding blankets for tritium production and power generation. Kyoto Fusioneering is developing innovative solutions that are simultaneously high-performance and commercially viable. Supporting both public and private fusion developers around the world, the company is accelerating the realization of fusion as the ultimate energy source for humankind.

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