This challenge is open to startups across the world
Create a better future for the next generations through the Circular Economy!
Following Hitachi’s mission of social innovation, the Water & Environment Business Unit (WEBU) and Corporate Venturing Office within Hitachi have come together to launch the Innovation Challenge for Circular Economy to ensure that the planet we pass on to the next generation will be a better place than the one we found!
If your company has a business solution to help tackle one or several of the problems below, we would like to hear from you! No matter where you are from, join this contest for the chance to develop a business partnership with Hitachi, a global group from Japan!
Themes to Tackle
Ensuring the sustainability of water resources
Creating a zero waste society
Reducing food waste in Southeast Asia
Nov 12 2020 - Jan 8 2021
Register and submit your unique ideas on the platform
Jan 25 - Feb 19 2021
Exclusive mentoring for semi-finalists by Hitachi experts
End of March 2021
Pitch to the Hitachi jury panel and announcement of winners
FINAL PITCH EVENT
End of March 2021 - Online or Offline
The Final event will be held on end of March 2021. Depending on the evolution of Covid-19, it will be live in Tokyo or online. Stay tuned for more information!