【最新消息】Calling for startups to GET IMMERSED – FRANCE

IAPS & Schoolab are calling for startups who have business interests for or opportunities in France. Going across Taipei and Paris, this 2-month program includes training courses, workshops, scheduled visits and a learning expedition in Paris.


  • Taiwanese entrepreneur, pre-seed phase facing rapid growth, any field
  • Demonstrates business opportunities in France

We cover almost everything!
In Paris, the program covers
•   plane tickets
•   accomodation for 8 nights (shared Airbnb with the 2 other entrepreneurs)
•   Pass to Viva Tech
•   a desk in Schoolab office
Transportations on site and expenses related to food stay at your charges


Mar 19: Applications open
April 2: Applications close
April 2-5: Review process
April 9: Announcement of the laureates


Where: Taipei, Taiwan Tech Arena
When: May 6-10, 2019
Flow: 2 hours every day in the afternoon
Goal: Facilitating the cultural immersion in Paris and prepare your French business trip

What’s inside this block?
Meetings with the organizers, French speaking “survival kit” and some courses about France and its market specifics.

Where: Paris, Schoolab offices & visits
When: May 11-19
Flow: Mornings are free, to allow you to work and stay synchronized with your colleagues in Taiwan, while afternoon are dedicated to meetings, workshops and visits.
Goal: Exploring Paris tech ecosystem and connecting with Schoolab’s mentors.

What’s inside this block?
The startups will spend 9 days in Paris and meet Schoolab Team. Together they will explore Paris’s tech ecosystem (Station F and others), attend to Viva Tech and meet Schoolab’s mentors to do the kick off.

Where: Taipei, Taiwan Tech Arena
When: May 27-29 & June 3-4
Flow: 1 course in the morning + 1 training/workshop session in the afternoon.
Goal: Providing all the necessary tools and methods to improve both the productivity and activity of the startups, but also the global amount of knowledge about French market.

What’s inside this block?
A set of courses and workshops that mixes elementary methods related to productivity with French market insights. Example of courses & workshops : Lean, Agile and Scrum methods, Design thinking initiation, KPIs setup, Market watch, Go to (French) market strategy, Business model challenge, user researches and personas, UX & UI, Branding, Fundraising in France…

+ Follow Up
Each startups will have weekly online coaching session with the mentors, for 3 weeks.
Goal: Following up the evolution of the startups through online coaching sessions.

Where: Taipei, TTA and other places.
When: June 10-28
Flow: around 5 hours every week, according to your needs and dispositions.
Goal: enlarging entrepreneur’s network.

What’s inside this block?
A series of meetings and visits with some French actors & companies based in Taiwan.

IAPS / Whitney TU /
Schoolab Taiwan / Adrien MALGUY /

【最新消息】Thinking about taking your startup global? Join TTA international programs!

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– IAPS’s network of entrepreneurs, mentors, corporates and global partners
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IAPS x Startup Go!Go! X ISCO

Region Fukuoka & Okinawa, Japan
Partner Startup Go!Go!

Startup Go!Go! is a startup accelerator based in Fukuoka. They are well-experienced in supporting startups going to Japan. Startup Go!Go! has a wide range of connections with large corporates in Japan as well as mentors and VCs across various disciplines.

IT Innovation and Strategy Center Okinawa (ISCO)

ISCO aims to strengthen the economy of Okinawa and support industries by utilizing the latest IT innovation technologies. It provides the perfect testing ground for ICT innovations, especially in the fields of tourism, Logistics and manufacturing.

Target Industry AI、IoT、Fintech、Biotech
Program Highlights
  • With Fukuoka being Japan’s “startup city” and Okinawa being Japan’s first “special economic zone”, the regions are especially suited for startups
  • Startup Go!Go! can provide local resources, including legal and financial advices and business engagements.
  • ISCO can assist with product testing and engaging corporates.
  • Mentorship & corporate engagements
  • Startup Go!Go!: Open Innovation Contest Prize Money
  • ISCO: tax incentive & logistics discounts
  • Seats at Tenjin colour in Fukuoka (coworking space)
  • Rental subsidies for foreign entrepreneurs (Fukuoka Government)


IAPS x Accrete Innovation
SEA Anchor Program

Region Singapore
Partner Accrete Innovation – SEA Anchor Program

Accrete Innovation’s flagship accelerator and incubation program SEA Anchor focuses on cross-border acceleration of tech-focused startups by speeding up their readiness to enter Southeast Asian markets.

The SEA Anchor programme is specifically designed by a team of experAienced ecosystem builders and key influencers with deep knowledge of the Singaporean and Southeast Asian markets to help startups develop the right strategies for these markets.

Target Industry Digihealth, Fintech, Smart Logistics, Prop Tech, Lifestyle Tech, AI, IOT, Web & Mobile Tech
Program Highlights
  • 1 week pre-acceleration in Taipei
  • 2 weeks acceleration in Singapore
  • 3 months (optional) incubation with continuous mentoring across countries in Southeast Asia & enter Accrete Innovation’s profolio for fundraising
  • Program include: Mentorship, master classes, industry networking, investments
  • Possible investment by Accrete Innovation
  • Free coworking space at Collision 8



Region Thailand
Partner National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)

NSTDA operates under Thailand’s Ministry of Science & Technology and sits at the centre of Thailand’s industrial and agricultural technology development. Located in Thailand Science Park, NSTDA is the home to 4 national research centers. The organization focuses on agriculture, food, sustainable energy, healthcare, biotech, manufacturing and related fields.

Target Industry Food Tech, Agritech
Program Highlights
  • Product Testing, Sales & Marketing Channels, Corporates Engagements in the agriculture and food industries
  • NSTDA’s Thailand Science Park provides an innovative and modern space for work and residence.
  • Entry to STARTUP Thailand 2019
  • Engage Blue Ocean Xelerator & BOI’s (Board of Investment) resources
  • Explore Southeast Asian market through Sappe Public Company
  • Mentorship and In-residency at Blue Ocean Xelerator’s SSP Tower
  • Tax incentives offered by Thailand’s BOI



Region Israel
Partner HYPE Sports Innovation

HYPE Sports Innovation is an ecosystem dedicated to sports innovation, with 2,900 Global Sports & Tech Brand Leaders, 700 investors & VCs, 450 Clubs, more than 9,000 Sports Startups and over 29,000 Members Globally.

Target Industry Sports tech (& related applications)
Program Highlights
  • Online Masterclasses, Virtual Coffees, Workshops, Networking Events
  • Global network for mentorship, investment & corporate engagements
  • Demo day
  • Free Entrance
  • Possible overseas sports conference sponsorship
  • IAPS membership for post-program acceleration

【媒體報導】國立交通大學產業加速器中心 IAPS 與沖繩 ISCO 簽署 MOU

圖為在科技部見證下,沖繩 ISCO 與台灣國立交通大學 IAPS 正式簽下合作備忘錄, ISCO 理事長中島洋(左起)、科技部司長邱求慧、IAPS 主任黃經堯。業者提供

國立交通大學產業加速器中心 IAPS 與沖繩 ISCO 於 12 月 19 日正式在台北小巨蛋的科技新創基地 Taiwan Tech Arena(TTA) 簽下 MOU,合作備忘錄的簽署對於台灣新創圈,不僅提供新創團隊經由沖繩滲透入日本市場的重要一步,同時也象徵著新創團隊以創新科技結合日本產業資源礎,積極朝向國際市場發展的關鍵機制。


今年九月初,科技部台北小巨蛋的科技新創基地 (TTA) 盛大開幕,導入商業化與國際化概念,致力打造「亞洲區國際級青年科技創新創業聚落」,留住台灣人才也吸引國際人才,藉由集結五大資源:引進國際級加速器、企業會員夥伴、學研能量、國際資金、國際鏈結,並匯聚技術、人才、資金、市場四大創業要素,全方位協助創新創業團隊成長茁壯,讓台灣新創能量被國際看見。科技部司長邱求慧,蒞臨簽約儀式,見證台灣與沖繩新創培育單位之正式合作。

活動序幕由 IAPS 黃經堯主任以及 ISCO 中島洋理事長簽署 MOU 儀式展開,充分展現合作新契機,連結新創資源與相關人才培育工作。此外,為吸引國內新創團隊鏈結日本產業,該活動精心安排新創 Pitch 競賽,針對有意前往沖繩的新創公司,策略鏈結當地交通運輸、電子資訊、IoT 與觀光、金融科技與共享經濟等相關產業,加速新創團隊成功布局日本,並且促發國際交流競賽前兩名的團隊將可獲得機票與住宿的補助前往日本沖繩進行商務鏈結,經過台灣與沖繩評審決選後。選出前兩名兩組新創團隊:ISPE C(艾思博生物科技) 與 MIFLY (米菲多媒體)。

ISCO 也將提供隨行業師陪同,讓新創團隊更加瞭解當地的新創生態,並且實際鏈結日本新創資源。本次活動也是 2019 年初日本沖繩縣知事來台前的暖身活動,期待未來台灣與沖繩的新創圈結合,創造雙贏的局面。

圖為沖繩 ISCO 與沖繩台北事務所與會日本來賓。業者提供

【活動訊息】凸版 Open Innovation 徵案說明會

日本是一個非常注重「Referral」的地方,這次 交大加速器IAPS 與 日本福岡創業社團 Startup Go!Go! 合辦 Ja-MAP 希望幫助台灣新創公司有效、有力進軍日本市場!

📣 8/22 Startup Go!Go! 將特別帶領日本百年企業 凸版印刷 (Toppan Printing Co. Ltd.) 來台招募新創團隊參與Open Innovation Program (co-necto) !

8/22 活動內容
📍 13:00-13:30  報到
📍 13:30-13:55 貴賓致詞
📍 13:55-14:20 關於凸版印刷 &Open Innovation
📍 14:20-14:45 Yourator新創職涯創辦人 Lydia Chen:在日本物色好人才
📍 14:45-15:10 NextDrive聯齊科技創辦人 Jeryuan Yen:日本訂單成交術
☕️ 15:10-15:30 Break
📍 15:30-17:30 IAPS新創團隊Pitch

IAPS 邀請所有不管是對日本市場、凸版印刷、還是台灣新創團隊有興趣的朋友們在 8/20 以前報名!

💫有些緣份錯過就是一輩子,讓我們的緣分從 8/22 開始💫

活動詳情請關注  IAPS Event Page

📩 Contact





The Japanese market is hard to get in, with its unique culture and business regulations.
To help Taiwanese startups that are interested in bringing their business to Japan, IAPS and Startup Go!Go! are co-launching Ja-MAP, a 5-month, intense program with exclusive resources and networks to help startups find their best route to market in Japan!

What does Ja-MAP offer?

➣ Exclusive tips on doing business the Japanese way
➣ Free round trip flights to Fukuoka
➣ Network with corporates, investors, experts in the fields relevant to the startups

➣ Seats at coworking spaces in Fukuoka (Tenjin Color) & Taipei (Taipei Arena)

Application is now open for PHASE I (July 25~July 27).
Click to register before July 23, 11AM !

July 25: What to expect from Ja-MAP?
What is the startup scene like in Fukuoka?
Success Story – Golface
July 26: Key regulations & laws you should know
Industry-specific regulations tailored to your needs

July 27: How to Pitch to a Japanese Audience?

NOTE:  If the applied number exceeds 50, we will need to select based on:
1) Market potential in Japan
2) Urgency to start business in Japan
We will announce the selected teams on July 24 (before noon) on our FB event page.

For more information:

Agenda for Phase I (July 25-27) :
Startup Go!Go!
Startup Go!Go! Pitch 2018


Whitney Tu

—————————Program Overview—————————

PHASE I (Free and Open to All)July 25: Overview of Japanese Culture, Market & Startup Ecosystem
July 26: Learn About Japanese Regulations for YOUR Product
July 27: Pitch Training

PHASE II (By Selection)

Aug. 21: Refine Pitch Deck with Startup Go!Go!
Aug. 22: Pitch to Japanese Enterprises and Networking
Aug. 23: One-on-one Conversations with Japanese Enterprises

PHASE III (By Selection)
Sep. 24- Sep. 27: Visit Japanese companies, meet up with Japanese startups, and pitch to investors and enterprises
Sep. 28:StartupGo!Go!ThePitch2018 Contest

PHASE IV (By Selection)
Oct.-Nov. : Investment & Business Engagement in Japan