Japan Business and Innovation Hub

The Japan Business & Innovation Hub is a bridge connecting ambitious Japanese startups with the vibrant ecosystems of Scandinavia and Europe.‍

Welcome to the Japan Business & Innovation Hub at Minc, Malmö

At the heart of Scandinavia's innovation, Minc is proud to launch a new startup initiative as part of our Japan Business & Innovation Hub. By connecting ambitious Japanese startups with the vibrant ecosystems of Scandinavia and Europe, we underscore our mission to drive global innovation and collaboration.

Discover Malmö: A Hub of Opportunity

  • Strategic Location: Situated in southern Sweden, Malmö is exceptionally accessible, with robust connections across Europe and direct flights to Haneda Airport.
  • Vibrant Community: With over 200 startups and a community of 4.4 million in the Öresund region, Malmö is a powerhouse of innovation and creativity.
  • Capital Magnet: Ranked third in the EU for capital raised per capita, Malmö is a fertile ground for growing businesses.
  • Minc’s Support: As Malmö's startup house, Minc offers an unmatched environment for growth and innovation.

What We Offer

  • Premier Facilities: Unlimited access to Minc's incubation facilities in Malmö, your innovation hub.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with potential partners, investors, and a community eager to support your journey.
  • Tailored Mentorship: Personalized mentorship from industry experts that aligns with your startup's specific aspirations and challenges.
  • Comprehensive Support: Full support covering accommodation and meal expenses, ensuring you can focus on what you do best—innovating.

Join Us in Malmö

Are you a Japanese startup interested in the Swedish, Scandinavian and European market? If so, we invite you to join us at the forefront of innovation this June in a brand new and exciting startup initiative at Minc. Get to know Malmö’s dynamic ecosystem, explore a network of ambitious peers and access a gateway to international expansion and success by partaking in our three-day program on June 10, 11 and 12, 2024.

Check out our schedule to learn more about what we offer and apply here.


June 10

  • Welcome Session at Minc
  • Ecosystem overview
  • Networking lunch
  • Talk session: Market entry and introduction to the Scandinavian and European market
  • Connect with a peer: Get paired with a start-up peer at Minc
  • Talk session: Minc success stories
  • Dinner with the Minc team & Swedish Karaoke

June 11

  • Community breakfast with partners at Minc
  • Deep Dive: Mentorship at Minc with focus on the acceleration process
  • Networking lunch
  • Talk Session: The basics of Swedish Law
  • Connect with a peer: Get paired with a start-up peer at Minc
  • Talk session: The benefits of establishing in Malmö
  • Community dinner

June 12

  • Discover Malmö by enjoying a morning sauna at Kallis
  • Follow a start up at Minc to see their day-to-day operation
  • Final lunch and round-up
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