*This event will be conducted fully in English
This event is the 2nd edition of Plug and Play Japan's initiative of regular Global DeepTech Pitch Events: "Next Level DeepTech", with purpose to introduce DeepTech startups which has cutting-edge technology in various fields. We believe this pitch opportunity is an important key for DeepTech startups to find collaboration opportunities with industrial players or large corporates globally, in order to further scale-up and be able to solve social and environmental issues.
In this 2nd edition of "Next Level DeepTech" event, Plug and Japan is collaborating with Commercialization Reactor (https://www.commercializationreactor.com), the event will feature 8 great Agri/Food Tech and Smart Materials startups, and will also feature keynote speakers of industry players presenting their innovation activity in Japan & Latvia.
Why Latvia? 13% of Latvian startups founded since 2012 are in deeptech. The legislation includes a startup friendly taxation system like providing low flat social tax and no individual tax for startup employees. Additionally, Latvian government is putting so much effort into developing deeptech ecosystem.