On June 24, 2019, Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. announced that it was adopted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s startup support program “J-Startup”.

In “J-Startup”, 49 companies are selected from about 10,000 Japanese startups, and the selected companies can receive priority support from the government.
“Rapyuta Robotics aims to further accelerate overseas expansion by being selected for this program and expand the number of users of the cloud robotics platform” rapyuta.io “in the global market.”


On June 24, 2019, Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah, hereinafter “Rapyuta Robotics”) was adopted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry as a startup support program “J-Startup”.

J-Startup has been implemented since 2018 with the aim of creating start-up companies that can compete and win in the world and provide new value to the world. This time, a total of 49 companies, including our company, were newly selected from about 10,000 Japanese startups. Selected companies will receive priority support from the government.
Rapyuta Robotics aims to further accelerate overseas expansion by being selected for this program and expand the number of users of the cloud robotics platform “rapyuta.io” in the global market.

▼ Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry news release regarding this matter
https://www.meti.go.jp/press/2019/06/20190624004/20190624004.html

▼ Press release by J-Startup regarding this matter
https://www.j-startup.go.jp/news/news_190624_2.html

About “J-Startup”

Top venture capitalists, accelerators, innovation managers of large companies, etc. recommend recommended companies from about 10,000 Japanese start-up companies. The external review committee checks the companies while respecting the recommendations. Companies selected by strict examination are selected as “special students (J-Startup companies)” of J-Startup. The secretariat of private sector support organizations, NEDO, JETRO, and METI will play a central role in connecting “J-Startup companies” with supporters and government agencies to provide timely and speedy support.
Official website: https://www.j-startup.go.jp/

About Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd.

Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. is a university-launched venture spun off from the ETH Zürich, which has produced a number of prominent researchers including Einstein. With the vision of “making robots convenient and familiar,” we are developing the next-generation cloud robotics platform “rapyuta.io” that utilizes the world’s most advanced control technology and artificial intelligence technology. By utilizing rapyuta.io, central management and central control of a wide variety of multiple robots can be performed intuitively and easily. In addition, rapyuta.io eliminates the need to build system components from scratch, allowing users to focus on the development of their specialty.
Headquartered in Japan, we mainly provide automation solutions using robots to major business companies.

Website: https://www.rapyuta-robotics.com/en/

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For inquiries, please email to the following address.
info@rapyuta-robotics.com

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