Origin Japan

Take your health innovation to the next level

MedTech Actuator Origin Japan is an early-stage innovation program that supports emerging entrepreneurs in health across Japan and Singapore.

MedTech Actuator Origin Japanは、日本、シンガポール、アジア太平洋地域のヘルス・イノベーションを支援するアーリーステージに特化したプログラムです。

To deliver medical innovation to patients around the world, it is important to formulate a business strategy with global expansion in mind from the beginning. MedTech Actuator Origin Japan offers training programs and overseas projects that support this first step. It also serves as a friendly competition with the company and building a network with the ecosystem, with an international pitch contest.

医療イノベーションを世界の患者に届けるために、 創業期からグローバル展開を意識した事業戦略の立案が重要となる。 その第1歩目をサポートする育成プログラムと海外プロジェクト との切磋琢磨やエコシステムとのネットワーク構築を兼ねた 国際ピッチコンテストとの融合事業。

MedTech Actuator Origin Japan offers early stage startups and emerging entrepreneurs the opportunity to explore Singapore’s market for commercialisation of health innovation.

MedTech Actuator Origin Japanは、創業したばかりの方や起業家に、シンガポールにおいてヘルス・イノベーションの事業化を探求する機会を提供します。

From Origin Japan, teams will receive an overview of the commercialisation pathway for health innovation and greater understanding of the crucial next steps and how to take their ventures to market, increasing their chances of getting into the MedTech Actuator Accelerator 2025 – an industry-led 9-month accelerator program.

Origin Japanへ参加することで、ヘルス・イノベーションの事業化への概要を学び、次の重要なステップと方法について理解を深め、業界主導の9ヶ月のアクセラレーター・プログラムであるMedTech Actuator Accelerator 2025に参加する機会を得ることができます。

Anyone with a health tech innovation idea, or early-stage health technology startup can apply.



APPLY NOW / 適用する

Information Session, 25 June / 6月25日の説明会

Information Pack / 情報


(All programs will be delivered in English.)

MedTech Actuator Origin Japan is co-organized with JETRO, OCCI, U-FINO, and OBDA.

MedTech Actuator Origin Japan 2024はジェトロが主催、大阪商工会議所、大阪イノベーションハブ(公益財団法人大阪産業局)、一般社団法人うめきた未来イノベーション機構が共催しています。



Learn 学び

from industry experts, founders, and MedTech Actuator

Validate 検証

pressure test and transform your project into an early-stage startup

Network ネットワーク

connect with a cohort of like-minded entrepreneurs

Expose 見せる

your team to the MedTech, BioTech and HealthTech startup ecosystem in Japan and Singapore

Pitch ピッチ

your project, idea or innovation to the ecosystem

Turbocharge 加速

transform from idea into early-stage venture

Program Activities プログラム内容

Application Closing (申込締切)

7 July

Information Session (の説明会)

25 June

Online Workshops (オンラインワークショップ)

17 & 18 July

2 Day Pitch Bootcamp (日本・大阪)

2 to 3 August

Semi-final (日本・大阪)

3 August

3 Day Venture Bootcamp (シンガポール)

3 to 5 September

Grand Final (シンガポール)

6 September

Notice (通知)

Origin Japan is an in-person program, based in Osaka and Singapore. Qualifying teams should be prepared to visit Osaka and Singapore for the venture bootcamp and finals listed above. Travel to and from Singapore is covered for selected participants in this program.

Origin Japanは、大阪とシンガポールで実施する対面式プログラムである。書類審査を通過したチームは、上記の集中講義とピッチの決勝のために大阪とシンガポールを訪れる準備をしておく必要がある。大阪での選抜者には、シンガポールまでの往復旅費が支給される。

Program Eligibility (プログラム参加資格)

Applicants to the MedTech Actuator Origin program must:
▶️ Have a research project, idea or innovation in human health;
▶️ Be highly motivated to learn about innovation commercialisation, and Singapore’s health startup ecosystem;
▶️ Be able to attend all program activities scheduled on the key dates listed above; and,
▶️ Be an early-stage startup based in Japan with at least one Japanese team member.

MedTech Actuator Originプログラムへの応募者の必須条件:
▶️ イノベーションの商業化、シンガポールのヘルス・スタートアップ・エコシステムについて学ぶ意欲の高いこと;
▶️ 上記の主要日程に予定されているすべてのプログラム活動に参加できること
▶️ 日本に拠点を置くアーリーステージのスタートアップで、少なくとも1名の日本人チームメンバーがいること。

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