The launch of Ocean Tech Japan
Updated: May 16, 2019
Ceremony marking the establishment of Ocean Tech Japan held in Bilbao, Spain in April 2019
Mariko Fukui who is based in France and Japan, was appointed as Ocean Tech Japan's director. JonAnder Musatadi will work to promote international cooperation as a point of contact in the Basque Country.
I am delighted to be able to support the development of marine technology in my new role. Going forward, I hope to pursue a range of activities with ocean-related companies and organizations across the world.
Mariko Fukui Director, Ocean Tech Japan
Activities of Ocean Tech Japan Supporting the growth of ocean technology businesses and international collaboration -International dissemination of information about ocean technology to the media -Support for international test marketing and networking between companies and organizations around the world
Promoting public awareness of ocean-related issues -Holding workshops and art events to cultivate understanding of ocean-related issues in collaboration with ocean technology companies
Support for future entrepreneurs -Programs to train entrepreneurs in the field of ocean technology Creating funding mechanisms for startups in the field of ocean technology
About Ocean Tech Japan
Ocean Tech Japan is an international organization working to support the development of technology that will allow humanity to live in harmony with the ocean. Its efforts are focused on three main areas: the environment, water sports and safety/disaster prevention. The Japan-based organization is a partner of La Ocean Tech, which launched in 2016 under France's French Tech program.