17-21 April 2023
EPIC Members Delegation to Japan
Yokohama, Japan

The EPIC International Delegations are exclusively for EPIC members with the objective to support their business development and global collaboration activities. The program includes:

  • Visiting local companies
  • Numerous networking events with local companies, distributors, partners
  • Meeting business and technology partners
  • Visiting the OPIE exhibition

All participating EPIC members will have a chance to pitch their company during the company visits. The trip is limited to 20 participants, and registration closes 1 month before the date. If you have any questions regarding the agenda and preparation, please schedule a call with Carlos Lee via https://calendly.com/carlos-lee-epic


 Monday 17 April

  • 19:00-22:00 (optional) EPIC members dinner at Restaurant “Ikoi dokoro” Location: 2-7-1, Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0001
  • 22:00 (optional) Japanese Bath Manyo Club

 Tuesday 18 April

Sponsor: OptoSigma / SigmaKoki

  • 09:30-10:00 Arrival at Optosigma/SigmaKoki. Location: 5F, 1-19-9, Midori, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 130-0021
  • 10:00-11:00 Welcome and presentation by OptoSigma / SigmaKoki
  • 11:00-14:00 (including lunch) Presentation by Japanese companies: JX Nippon Mining & Metals SCIVAX
  • 14:15-15:45 Transport
  • 16:00-17:30 Visit Sigmakoki factory in 17-2, Shimotakahagi-shinden, Hidaka-shi, Saitama 350-1297.
  • 19:30-22:00 (includes dinner) Presentations by invited Japanese company: Hoya.  Location: TIME SHARING GOTANDA MINAMI BLDG 6A. 1-16-4 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0022

Wednesday 19 April

Thursday 20 April


Short description of Japanese companies we met on the EPIC Delegation Trip to Japan 2023: Download

Companies that we plan to meet in the future: Adamant, Amada, Canon, Dai Nippon Printing, Dai Nippon Screen, Denso, Fujifilm, Fujitsu, Furukawa, Gigaphoton, Hamamatsu, Hitachi, Horiba, Japan Laser Corporation (Oren), JAXA – Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, JEOL, Keyence, KLV, Koito (tier 1 headlight), Konika Minolta, Kyocera, Lasertec, Mitsubishi, Mitutoyo, NEC, Nichia, NICT – National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, NTT, Ohara, Olympus, Oxide, Panasonic, Pentax, Rakuten Medical, Sony, Sumitumo, TDK, Tokyo Electron, Toshiba, Toyota (LiDAR), USHIO, Yokogama, …

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