November 24, 2020 Results of FY2020 Public Appeal related to INNO-vation Program

“Disruptive Challengers” for INNO-vation program were selected from more than 18,000 candidates. This program supports extraordinary and ambitious technical challenges with a high possibility in the ICT field to create disruptive value on a global scale. Furthermore, OPEN INNO-vation 2020 event had been held to disseminate the efforts of this program on a global scale.

MIC has been implementing the INNO-vation since fiscal 2014 to support “eccentric people” working on challenges and ambitious technical issues with no fear of failure. This program supports challengers for ambitious destructive ICT innovation and global expansion to create new value with an eye on the future post-corona society.
KADOKAWA ASCII Research Laboratories, Inc., the executing agency for this program for fiscal 2020, made a public appeal from Wednesday, July 1 through Monday, August 31, 2020, and selected applicants for various challenges. Refer to the following webpage for the results of the selection in detail.
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Furthermore, MIC will hold the OPEN INNO-vation 2020 event on Wednesday, November 25, to disseminate the INNO-vation program’s initiative on a global scale. The event will be streamed live on YouTube.
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