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NEDO and Yamagata University Sign MOC for Mutual Collaboration in Supporting Entrepreneurs

July 22, 2019

On July 18, 2019, NEDO signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) with Yamagata University pertaining to mutual collaboration in supporting university-based research-focused startups.

Under this MOC, NEDO aims to expand the Japanese startup ecosystem through activities to support the creation and growth of university-based startups. In that regard, NEDO will cooperate with Yamagata University to identify seed technologies at the university and assist university-based startups with developing business plans, participating in pitch contests, and training support personnel.

  • Photo of MOC signing ceremony
    NEDO Executive Director
    Masayoshi Watanabe and
    Executive Director and Vice President
    of Yamagata University,
    Dr. Yoshihiro Ohba, signing MOC
  • Photo of NEDO Executive Director Watanabe and Executive Director and Vice President of Yamagata University, Dr. Yoshihiro Ohba, holding signed MOC
    MOC displayed after signing ceremony