The Kamiyama International Accelerator

Adapt your product, service or technology to Japan and other Asian markets.

Access Japan-specific advantages and a wider range of resources available globally.

Diversify your technical talent, exploit new ideas and integrate useful market, product and process insights.

Make contacts and establish alliances with local suppliers, universities, research centers and co rporate partners.


Sector Six

Japan's "Sixth Industrialization" has advanced efforts to comprehensively and integrally promote agriculture as a primary industry, manufacturing as a secondary industry, and logistics/retail as a tertiary industry to encourage rural regions to innovate, generate new added value while utilizing local resources and achieve revitalization from within.

Farming communities are drawing attention due to their potential value for future economic growth, Rural resources in Japan are increasingly sources of clean energy and as components for the development of new material for applications in nutrition, medicine, healthcare and more.

S6IX is an intensive 1-to-4 week program tailor-made to participating entrepreneurs as they found or expand their startups on Shikoku Island in Kamiyama, Tokushima, Japan.

S6IX recreates the "farm-to-retail" vertical integration of primary, secondary, and tertiary industries (1 x 2 x 3=6) with a program that spans sectors, diversifies industries and continues to internationalize Kamiyama.

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