AgeTechX brings together partner corporations and innovative startups from around the world to collaborate on solutions related to aging. The focus in on living longer and more healthily by bringing technologies that can make a difference to everyday citizens.

Program Overview

  • Organizers: Hakuhodo Inc. and Scrum Studio Inc.
  • Partners : Rakuten Insurance Group, Rohto Pharmaceuticals, Hakuhodo Inc.
  • Observers : Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Municipalities (to be coordinated)
  • Resource Partners : Japan Anti-Aging Foundation, Ostance Inc.
  • Program length: 3-year program from November 2023 to October 2026
  • The first year is scheduled to run from November 2023 to October 2024

Potential areas of start up recruitment

Looking for partner companies

"AgeTechX" aims to collaborate with diverse industries, companies, and local governments that resonate with the program's mission of creating a society with well-being through rich and healthy aging, powered by the force of technology. We are eager to expand our activities together. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.

For companies considering the following:

  • Want to create new solutions to address the challenges of an aging society.
  • Wish to generate business not only within their own company but also by leveraging external resources and wisdom.
  • Aspire to create businesses that solve social issues through Proof of Concept (PoC) in the local community.
  • Want to explore products and services that have the potential for global relevance, originating from Japan.
  • Interested in knowing what startups and experts around the world are working on.

Please contact us via the "Contact Us"section.