Tokushima Economic Leap Fund

125 billion yen has been designated as the Tokushima Economic Leap Fund


What is the Tokushima Economic Leap Fund?
Tokushima Prefecture and the public interest incorporated foundation Tokushima Industrial Promotion Organization established total of 12.5 billion yen for funding towards research and development, new product creation, and efforts made by small and medium-sized companies that work hard in the prefecture.

 

Overview of Projects

 

LED valley Promotion Framework Utilization of Regional Resources Framework Agriculture-Commerce-Industry Cooperation Framework

 

 Purpose

 Grants for various projects which included the concept and plans toward the realization of the LED Valley

 

 

 Fund

  4 billion yen

 

 Target Businesses

 - LED Regional Branding
Information dissemination, light manufacturing, etc.

 - LED Industrial Development
New product development, research and development, sales promotion, etc.

 

 

 

 Purpose

 To take advantage of the local resources of the prefecture including agriculture, forestry and fisheries products, manufacturing, and tourism to aid in various projects which aim to create the one-of-a-kind industry for the prefecture

 

 Fund

   6 billion yen

 

 Target businesses

- New products and technology development support projects
- Creation support projects
- Management support projects
- Branding support projects
- Human development support projects
- Town activation development support projects

 

 

 

 Purpose

 Grant for the various projects aiming for safer and richer prefectural agriculture, forestry and fishery products and for agriculture-commerce-industry cooperation using the strengths of the prefecture’s superior technology possessed by small and medium-sized enterprises

 

 Fund

  2.5 billion yen

 

 Target businesses

- New products and technology development support projects
- Market development support project
- Agriculture-commerce-industry cooperation support projects

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 Grant eligibility

Within Tokushima prefecture
- Venture companies or small and medium-sized enterprises
- Venture companies, candidates who are engaged in the business of supporting management innovation of small and medium-sized enterprises or organizations that support small and medium-sized enterprises
- Candidates outside of small and medium-sized enterprises

 

 

 Grant eligibility

Within Tokushima prefecture
- Small and medium-sized enterprises and agriculture, forestry and fisheries cooperation bodies
- Candidates who support agriculture-commerce-industry cooperation
- Candidates outside of small and medium-sized enterprises and those who support the agriculture, forestry and fisheries cooperation body

 

 

  

 

 Project period Within one year (within three years for particular projects)

 Rate of proposal acceptance 1/2 to 2/3 depending on project

       (*Not limited to organization who support practices of small and medium-sized enterprises)

 Subsidy limit Within 10 million yen (30,000 yen for particular projects)

 Recruitment method Applications are accepted annually for each framework

 Selection process Determined through preliminary examination of documents and Review Board screeing     

 

 

Contact Information

 

New Industry Strategies Division

Commerce, Industry, Labour and Tourism Department

Tokushima Prefectural Government

1-1 Bandai-cho, Tokushima City, 770-8570 JAPAN

TEL: +81-88-621-2121  FAX: +81-88-621-2897

 

Commercialization Support Section, Comprehensive Support Department,

Public interest incorporated foundation Tokushima Industrial Promotion Organization
Tokushima Economy, Trade, and Industry Hall 2nd floor

5-8-8, Minamisuehiro-cho, Tokushima city, 770-0865 JAPAN
TEL: +81-88-654-0103 FAX: +81-88-653-7910
URL: http: //www.our-think.or.jp/