Okinawa’s innovation ecosystem coming closer together with the OIST-Lifetime Ventures Fund
New Venture Capital Fund to Invest in World-Leading Research and Entrepreneurs
Lifetime Ventures launched the OIST-Lifetime Ventures Fund in collaboration with the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology to deliver impactful science-based deep tech solutions in sectors that include healthtech, the future of work, sustainable living, and the blue economy.
OIST-grown company, EF Polymer, wins top prize in Japan’s 2021 Green Startup Pitch
The Ministry of the Environment of Japan has awarded first place prize to OIST-born startup EF Polymer, whose product promotes sustainability and solves key agricultural issues of climate change and drought.