Deep Tech Canada
In-Person Event

NanoCanada Mission to Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea

January 30, 20238:00am to February 7, 2023 @ 5:00pm
Tokyo Big SightTokyo, Japan
and Seoul, Korea

Post-Event Summary

January 30 – February 7, 2023

Deep Tech Canada participated in a trade mission to Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea. Nano tech Japan is one of the largest technology conferences and exhibitions in the world with over 30,000 visitors, 481 exhibitors from 32 different countries. We brought Deep Tech Canada members to the Canadian pavilion for business to business meetings and demonstrations. 

Monday, January 30, 2023 – Morning

  • Deep Tech Canada Nano Tech Japan 2023 Delegation at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo
  • Nano Tech Japan 2023

Monday morning was spent at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. The day started with welcoming remarks from Canadian Trade Commissioners and Deep Tech Canada Executive Director, Janice Warkentin. Each of the delegates then had the opportunity to present a brief overview of their organization. This was followed by trade commissioners and provincial officers providing information on their sector and provincial priorities. The group then had the opportunity to hear presentations from Dai Nippon Printing and Edge of Innovation and networked over a lunch sponsored by Nano Ontario.

Monday, January 30, 2023 – Afternoon

Nano Tech Japan 2023

The afternoon consisted of two site visits, one to Resonac and the other to FujiFilm Open Innovation Hub. Both visits were a great opportunity to learn about current and future projects and potential collaboration opportunities. The day ended with a dinner sponsored by Edmonton Global.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Nano Tech Japan 2023

Tuesday consisted of a site visit to the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) to see their research efforts firsthand and explore opportunities for collaboration.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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  • Nano Tech Japan 2023
  • Nano Tech Japan 2023
  • Nano Tech Japan 2023

Nanotech Japan started on Wednesday and the Canadian pavilion was set up to showcase products, equipment, and innovative materials for ten Canadian organizations. Meeting tables, interpreters as well as coffee and snacks were provided to enable quality conversations and potential business leads.

Thursday, February 2, 2023

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  • Nano Tech Japan 2023
  • Nano Tech Japan 2023
  • Nano Tech Japan 2023

Deep Tech Canada participated in the 15th Nanotechnology Association Conference.  There were presentations given from Canada, USA, Netherlands, Taiwan, Korea and Japan providing an update on strategies and government priorities with regards to nanotechnology. The delegation spent the day at the Deep Tech Canada pavilion and participated in the Nano Biz networking reception held at the venue.

Friday, February 3, 2023

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Nano Tech Japan 2023

Friday was the third and final day of Nanotech Japan. The Canadian pavilion had many visitors, and our group had a successful day of meetings and networking. 

NANO TECH JAPAN 2023 EXHIBITION VISITORS

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Monday, February 6, 2023

  • Korea 2023
  • Korea 2023
  • Korea 2023

Ten members of the delegation continued to the add-on portion of the mission to Seoul, South Korea. Monday was highlighted by site visits to Amogreentech, a leader in the world of advanced materials, and Memspack, an expert in semiconductor packaging.

Monday, February 6, 2023

  • Korea 2023
  • Korea 2023

On the final day of the mission, our group spent the day at the Canadian Embassy in Seoul where we heard from presenters from Born2Global Centre and Bigbang Angels, Inc. The rest of the day was spent in targeted business to business meetings.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Government of Canada, Embassy of CanadaAlberta CanadaEdmonton Globalnano ontario

A huge thank you to all our sponsors! Deep Tech Canada missions are hugely successful because of the efforts of our partners at home and abroad, along with the generous contributions from industry, government, and academia.

View the full event details

nano tech 2023

NanoCanada invites you to participate in a trade mission to Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea. Nano tech Japan is one of the largest technology conferences and exhibitions in the world. Expected are over 43,000 visitors, 481 exhibitors from 32 different countries (www.nanotechexpo.jp). The Canadian pavilion will be designed such that business to business meetings can be held and demonstrations of materials and instrumentation can take place. 

The NanoCanada team leverages significant support from various provincial and federal organizations and has a strong international network. NanoCanada offers turn-key planning and handles the preparation and logistics before, during, and after missions. This mission includes a large Canadian pavilion at Nano tech Japan, translation of materials, social media promotion, translators at the exhibition, detailed itineraries, and coordination with federal and provincial teams. 

Schedule*

Date
Activity
Location
Mon, Jan. 30
Sector briefing, meeting with Canadian Trade Commissioners and Provincial officers and site visit**
Location: 
Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan
Tues, Jan. 31
Business to business meetings***
Location: 
Tokyo, Japan
Wed, Feb. 1 – Fri, Feb. 3
Nano tech Japan trade show and exhibition
Location: 
Tokyo Big Sight
Mon, Feb. 6
Site Visits**
Location: 
Seoul, Korea
Tues, Feb 7
Business to business meetings***
Location: 
Canadian Embassy in Seoul, Korea
* Schedule is tentative and subject to change
** The program will be tailored based on the interests of the delegation and the availability of contacts and venues. Past site visits have included Dai Nippon Printing, FujiFilm Open Innovation Hub, National Institute of Materials Science, LG Science Park, and Amogreentech.
*** All participants that are interested in business-to-business meetings are required to be proactive in researching potential Japanese and Korean clients in advance.

Travel and related costs:

Participant is responsible for airfare, hotel expenses, insurance, and all other expenses while on the mission to Japan and Korea. The entrance fee to Nano tech Japan trade show and exhibition is included.
This is NanoCanada’s largest mission of the year and space is limited. Register now to secure your spot as we expect this mission to sell out!
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General Information & Cancellations

Membership information can be found at nanocanada.com/membership. Cancellations made by December 7, 2022  will be refunded less a $500 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after December 7, 2022 are nonrefundable. NanoCanada reserves the right to refuse participation in this mission. Please contact info@nanocanada.com with any questions or concerns.

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