We would like to announce that IntegriCulture Inc. (Head Office: Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director and CEO: Yuki Hanyu; hereinafter referred to as “Our Company”) was selected in a public competition by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) for the “FY2021 Export Business Model Survey/Empirical Project Subsidies for Small and Medium Enterprises (Food Tech).” Our Company will use the subsidy in an empirical study on production and marketing activities for overseas export of cellular agricultural foods.
■ Outline of the subsidized project
The purpose of the project is for Japanese food tech to contribute to the establishment of a sustainable food supply system that spans across the globe. The project supports the empirical efforts of small and medium-sized enterprises to build a new business model for food tech in overseas markets.
■ Details of Our Company’s subsidized project that was selected
– Manufacturing cell-cultured food (foie gras).
– Developing recipes together with executive chefs from foreign luxury hotel chains, and providing samples and verifying evaluations by tasting them.
– Aiming to complete products for business use and promote overseas exports.
■ Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
JETRO, or the Japan External Trade Organization, is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Originally established in 1958 to promote Japanese exports abroad, JETRO’s core focus in the 21st century has shifted toward promoting foreign direct investment into Japan and helping small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.