WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT INNOVATIVE SPACE CARRIER INC.(CHUO-KU, TOKYO; CEOKOJIRO HATADA), A START-UP COMPANY THAT AIMS TO REALIZE A TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM THAT MAKES SPACE REUSABLEPOSSIBLE, HAS BEEN SELECTED BY THE ORGANIZATION FOR SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES AND REGIONAL INNOVATION, JAPAN (SMES) FOR ITS "FASTAR" ACCELERATION PROJECT (SUPPORT FOR ACCELERATED GROWTH).
Innovative Space Carrier Inc. is a start-up company with the vision of " Creating an era when everyone has access to space" and aims to realize a transportation system that enables space travel.
FASTAR," THE SMES ACCELERATION PROGRAM (GROWTH ACCELERATION SUPPORT) SELECTED THIS TIME, IS A PROGRAM OF SMES THAT AIMS TO GROW BUSINESSES BY PROVIDING SUPPORT TO SEED STARTUPS STRUGGLING WITH BUSINESS CHALLENGES UNDER THE VISION OF "ACCELERATING AND SPARKLING UP ALL STARTUPS THAT CHALLENGE DIFFICULTIES. TO DATE, NINE APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED AND ADOPTED BY THE PROGRAM. SELECTED COMPANIES WILL RECEIVE APPROXIMATELY ONE YEAR OF SUPPORT FROM A SPECIALIST IN CHARGE OF THE PROJECT, AND ARE SCHEDULED TO PRESENT THEIR RESULTS AT A PITCH EVENT TO BE HELD ONE YEAR LATER.
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WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT OUR COMPANY'S GROWTH POTENTIAL AND OTHER FACTORS HAVE BEEN EVALUATED AND WE HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR THE 9TH FASTAR PROGRAM IN FY2023. WITH THE SUPPORT OF THIS PROGRAM, WE WILL CONTINUE TO BRUSH UP OUR BUSINESS PLAN AND AIM TO REALIZE INTERNATIONALLY COMPETITIVE SPACE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.
◾️Overview of Small and Medium Enterprises Organization
The Small and Medium Enterprise Corporation of Japan (SMEJ) is a policy implementation organization that aims to contribute to the economic development of Japan by promoting innovation and the revitalization of local economies among small, medium, and small businesses and venture companies that seek to develop and continue their businesses autonomously.
To solve the management issues of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and others seeking sustainable growth in response to changes in the business environment, we provide direct accompaniment, human resource development, operation of mutual aid programs, various financial support and business opportunities, and cooperate in improving the support capabilities of related SME support organizations.
Corporate Name Innovative Space Carrier Inc.
English name Innovative Space Carrier Inc.
Representative CEOKojiro Hatada
Head office address 1-4-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Date of Establishment May 2, 2022
Capital 310,000,000 yen (including capital surplus)
Business Description Planning and study for commercialization of innovative space transportation systems