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TECH PLANTER ASIA FINALS DEMO DAY 2021 Overview and Judges’ Announcement

TECH PLANTER ASIA FINALS DEMO DAY 2021 Overview and Judges’ Announcement

Leave a Nest Group has fortified its deep tech start-up ecosystem via local institutions and academia in 6 Southeast Asian countries, including: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. We have successfully grown an ecosystem of deep tech ventures and startups. Fortunately, with great efforts throughout these years, we have managed to grow into the largest deep tech platform in Southeast Asia. 

In 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be holding the TECH PLANTER DEMO DAY online. With this online platform, we will be able to bridge local start-ups, government agencies, universities and venture capital companies with Japanese companies. Additionally, via this technical sharing session, we will also discuss and identify various deep tech issues in Southeast Asia and provide a solution. On 21st August 2021, we will hold the TECH PLANTER ASIA FINALS 2021. On that day, 12 teams, 6 Grand Winners and 6 Leave a Nest award winning teams from their own country’s TECH PLANTER will then share their updates! 

Panel of Judges 

Dr Ryuta Takeda (Head Judge)

Leave a Nest Co. Ltd. Japan 

Global Bridge Research Center, Director 


Mr Yoshikazu Uehara 

Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre, Pte. Ltd.

Managing Director 


Mr Akitaka Wilhelm Fujii

Real Tech Holdings Co., Ltd.



Mr Kenji Minefuji

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 

Manager at Business Innovation & DX Strategy Div. 


Mr Tetsuya Araki

Nihon Unisys. Ltd.

Manager of Global Business Development


Mr Satoshi Washiya 

ACSL Ltd. 

Chief Operating Officer, President, Board Director 


Mr Tsunemichi Mukai

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL)

General manager, Ferry and Maritime Associated Business Division 


Mr Yusuke Miyazaki 


Nippon Shobukai


Overview of the event

Date and time: 21st August 2021 (Sat), 13: 00-18: 00 (Singapore time)

Holding format: Online conference via Microsoft Teams

Language: English

Organizer: Leave a Nest Singapore Pte. Ltd.


Programme Timeline:  

  • 13: 00-13: 30 Opening Ceremony 
  • 13: 30-14: 20 Round 1: Philippines (2 teams), Indonesia (2 teams) 
  • 14: 20-14: 30 Break
  • 14: 30-15: 20 Round 2: Vietnam (2 teams), Malaysia (2 teams)
  • 15: 20-15: 30 Break
  • 15: 30-16: 20 Round 3: Thailand (2 teams), Singapore (2 teams)
  • 16: 20-16: 30 Break
  • 16: 30-17: 30 Judging Time
  • 17:30-18:00 Awards and closing ceremony 


For enquiries: 

e-mail: [email protected]