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Apply Now! Target Japan: Automotive and Mobility Software Showcase - DEADLINE April 19, 2021

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Name: Apply Now! Target Japan: Automotive and Mobility Software Showcase - DEADLINE April 19, 2021
Date: June 16, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Are you an innovative firm offering software solutions in Michigan’s mobility and automotive sector? Are you
interested in expanding your business in the lucrative Japanese market?

The U.S. Commercial Service in Michigan, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and the
U.S. Consulate in Osaka, Japan have joined forces to organize Target Japan: Michigan Mobility and Automotive
Software Showcase for Michigan companies looking to expand sales and build relationships in Japan. Up to
six Michigan companies will be selected to make live presentations of their software solutions to Japanese OEMs,
suppliers, and software distributors, with live translators in Japan supporting the presentations and questions and
answers (Q&A). Click here to Apply now! Deadline is April 19!

TARGET INDUSTRIES
Mobility focused software, including the following applications:
• Engineering and design
• Costing and purchasing
• Mobility infrastructure
• Electric vehicle software
• Connected vehicles
• Autonomous vehicles
• Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
• Management
• Animation and marketing

EVENT FORMAT
• Up to six companies will present or demo their products for
10-15 minutes each, followed by a Q&A session with Japanese
buyers.
• Translators will provide live translations of company
presentations, and will facilitate Q&A.
The U.S. Consulate in Osaka, Japan will counsel participating
companies on drafting marketing material specifically for the
Japanese market.
• When appropriate, the U.S. Commercial Service will facilitate
matchmaking meetings following the event.

ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA
• Applicants must have operations in Michigan.
• Product offerings must be 51 percent U.S. content.
• Applicants should offer cutting-edge software solutions in the
mobility and/or automotive sector that have market potential
in Japan.
• Companies with electric vehicle-related software are
encouraged to apply.

SELECTION PROCESS
MEDC will review and vet applications to determine which
products best meet the above criteria, and make the final
selection of companies. The U.S. Consulate in Osaka, Japan will
review applications to provide feedback to the MEDC on the
market potential of products in Japan.

 Click here to Apply now! Deadline is April 19!
Location:
Virtual
Date/Time Information:
Deadline is April 19 to apply! There are a limited number of spots so get your
applications in early!
Contact Information:
Eric Podzorski, International Trade Specialist, US Commercial Service, US Department of Commerce Eve Lerman, Senior International Trade Specialist, US Commercial Service, US Department of Commerce
Fees/Admission:
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.
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