Job Fair 'Japan Day' Concluded At IIT Hyderabad

Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), in association with IIT Hyderabad (IITH), has been conducting 'JAPAN DAY' at IITH since 2018

Japan External Trade Organisation and IIT Hyderabad co-hosted the fifth edition of the job fair 'JAPAN DAY' on September 24, 2022. The event was held in-person mode after two years of online events. It was overwhelming to host 10 Japanese companies in the in-person mode for the 1st time post-pandemic. The companies comprising startups, SMEs and large corporates, participated in promoting their businesses/technologies to attract students from IITH.

JETRO, in association with IITH, has been conducting 'JAPAN DAY' at IITH since 2018; 10 Japanese companies, mostly large corporations, joined the event in 2018. Subsequently, 5 Japanese companies, mainly startups, joined in 2019. In 2020, in the first-ever online 'JAPAN DAY', the number of companies increased to 20. More than half were startups aiming to recruit Indian talents to develop their technologies and products to compete in the global market. The numbers were promising in 2021, with 13 companies participating during the peak of the pandemic. The following 10 firms participated in the 5th edition of Japan day 2022:

1. I'm beside you Inc. (Startup): Software, AI, Mental Health, Education

2. AWL, Inc. (Startup): Software

3. Asahi Kasei Corporation (Corporation): Manufacturing - Chemicals

4. Asilla, Inc. (Startup): AI, Computer Vision

5. Takasago Electric, Inc. (SME): Design, Manufacturing and sale of precision parts

6. DENSO International India (Corporation): Automobile

7. Progummy Inc. (Startup): EdTEch

8. Mercari, Inc. (Corporation):  E-commerce

9. Fujitsu Limited (Corporation): Communication Systems, manufacturing & sale of information processing systems and electronic devices, & provision of related services

10. DeNA (Corporation): Game, Entertainment, Live Streaming

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