“NEDO is inviting applications for seed-stage research and development start-ups (“STS”).
Requirements for eligible STS applicants will include a business concept that utilizes specific technological seeds and having obtained a letter of intent to invest and a support plan (limited to those relating to investments made on or after the date six months prior to the application deadline) from the NEDO-approved VC for an amount of at least 1/3 of the grant eligible costs (1/2 the grant application amount).
■Public application period: early June – planned for early July.
■Open to: smaller companies, start-ups.
■Supported by: research and development, funding.
■Field: general research and development.