Friday, February 9, 2024 - 14:00 to 16:00

This event will focus on the theme of "agriculture," introducing issues in the field, OIST's research activities, and startup initiatives, and considering how research and local industrial activities can interact to create innovation in Okinawa.


Tuesday, January 30, 2024 - 16:00

This event will introduce OIST Innovation activities and OIST researchers and startups in the life science field.

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided at this event.

Date and time:
Tuesday, January 30, 2024, 16:00 -17:45 (Networking 17:15-17:45)

Nihonbashi Life Science Hub

Free of charge

Real Venue 100 persons
1000 people at online venue



Friday, February 9, 2024 - 14:00 to 16:00



Friday, January 19, 2024 - 14:30 to 17:00


JETRO will provide updates on Japanese startups' international reach. We will then hear directly from the ambitious founders of these pioneering local companies as they share their innovative offerings, global opportunities and challenges, and keys to bringing their ventures worldwide.


Monday, December 4, 2023 - 09:00 to Sunday, January 21, 2024 - 23:50

Pitch Contest open to all campus innovators—students, researchers, and staff—with ideas spanning startups, research themes, community events, and more. Winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Paris to attend the 2024 Hello Tomorrow Global Summit, renowned as the world’s premier tech and science conference.


Friday, November 17, 2023 - 12:45 to 15:00

OIST Innovation will co-host a pitch event with Lifetime Ventures.


Startup Synapse -Where researchers and startups connect-


Date: November 17, 2023 (Friday)

Time: 12:45 - 15:00

Venue: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology  Lab4 E48

Language: English


Friday, November 10, 2023 - 12:00 to 19:00

OIST Innovationは沖縄最大級のスタートアップの祭典「Startup Festa 2023」に参加いたします。OIST Innovationが参加するトークセッション「大学発スタートアップの最前線!〜世界に注目される沖縄へ〜」は17:40開始です。

OIST Innovation will participate in Startup Festa 2023, Okinawa's largest startup festival. "The Forefront of University Startups", the talk session in which OIST Innovation will participate will start at 17:40.


Tuesday, November 14, 2023 (All day) to Wednesday, November 15, 2023 (All day)

OIST Innovation will exhibit at "Climbers Startup JAPAN EXPO 2023 - Autumn -" which will be held on November 14 and 15, 2023.
OIST Innovationは、2023年11月14-15日に開催される「Climbers Startup JAPAN EXPO 2023 -秋-」に出展いたします。


Monday, April 24, 2023 - 19:30 to Sunday, May 14, 2023 - 23:30

Do you feel frustrated about the available transportation options for commuting to OIST and traveling around Okinawa? Do you want to find a solution to address this problem? Then join us for the first ever OIST community hackathon aimed at brainstorming sustainable transportation ideas for implementation at OIST and Okinawa!


Monday, March 13, 2023 - 15:00 to 16:00

Join us for coffee and conversation with the founders and managing partners of Global Hands-On VC (GHOVC) ( ), Shri Dodani and Ken Yasunaga.