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Focus Japan: Michigan Automation and Robotics Showcase

Wednesday, November 17 2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Are you an innovative firm offering advanced manufacturing solutions? Are you interested in expanding your business in the lucrative Japanese market?

The U.S. Commercial Service in Michigan, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the U.S. Embassy in Japan have joined forces to organize the Focus Japan: Michigan Automation and Robotics Showcase for Michigan companies looking to expand sales and build relationships in Japan. Up to five Michigan companies will be selected to make live presentations of their innovative solutions to Japanese manufacturers, distributors, and agents. Live interpreters will support presentations and Q&A.

Target Industries
Automation and robotics sectors including the following applications:

Eligibility Criteria

Event Format

Selection Process
The MEDC will review application to determine which products best meet the above criteria and will make the final selection of companies. The U.S. Embassy in Japan will review applications to provide feedback to MEDC on the market potential of products in Japan.

Cost
Upon selection, participation fee is $400. Participating companies are invited to apply for an MEDC Michigan State Trade Expansion Program (MI-STEP) grant which will reimburse 75 percent of the fee for qualifying companies.

Deadline
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until September 17, 2021.
There are a limited number of spots so get your applications in early!

This event is organized By U.S. Commercial Service and Michigan Economic Development Corporation.