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Allow Your Innovative Potential to Ignite. 

Reimagining. Empowering. Transforming Japan.


Our programs and activities are focused on connecting startups, scale-ups and enterprises to drive growth for all parties involved and deliver new value through innovation.


Consulting,Open Innovation and Business-Matching Platform

Innovation Lighthouse Japan business collaboration and innovation platform aims to bring together corporations, startups, scaleups, research institutes and centers, stakeholders and the pioneers of the Japanese corporate world and European and Middle Eastern innovation movement willing to address global issues. We create an innovation network and community that is expected to bring new values to the world and help to empower Japan’s innovation ecosystem.

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Innovation Acceleration Programs and Events

We organize a variety of corporate- startup collaboration programs that enable positive social transformation through the power of creativity, entrepreneurship and disruptive technologies.

We run personalized programs, workshops, innovation accelerator programs and pitching contests.
We work to ensure that Japanese corporate leaders reach desirable open innovation partners and together make a real change in society. We see our campaigns as collective efforts and tools for connecting and building a well-connected, stronger, and global innovation community.


Cross-cultural Consultations, Education and Training

Our cross-cultural trainings and coaching sessions help individuals, teams, departments and public and private organizations to gain the right understanding of values and cultural context in which business decisions are made.

Our trainings programs provide necessary foundation and tools to develop  skills to successfully face challenges when collaborating with multinational teams. We offer programs for Japanese and non-Japanese clients as individual consultations, webinars or in-class sessions.

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Our Service


Why Choose Us

Connecting Brilliant Minds

Client Oriented

Accelarating Growth and Diversity

Constantly Evolving and Adapting to the Changes


Our Focus

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Japan / The Baltics / Central Europe / The Adriatic & Ionian Region / Southeastern Europe / The Middle East

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Connected Industries
Mobility of people and goods / Smart supply chains and enhanced manufacturing / Healthcare / Smart cities,Sharing economy and fintech / AI / Machine learning
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Solution-oriented and Human-centric Society

StartUps / SMEs / Academia / Research Institutions / NPOs,NGOs / Corporations / Governments


Customer’s Voice

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About Us

Innovation Lighthouse Japan (ILJ) is a community-based consultancy established in Tokyo to foster and promote collaboration and innovation between Japanese companies and startups, scaleups, research institutes and academia originating from the Baltics, Central Europe, the Adriatic, Ionian region, Southeastern Europe and the Middle East.

We help Japanese corporations to foster growth and catalyze change by revealing untapped creative and innovation potential from Europe and the Middle East.

At Innovation Lighthouse Japan, we are convinced that the key to a successful organization is the ability to go beyond the existing possibilities.



We provide high value-added service and contribute to the enhancing of enterprise value to our clients. We have accumulated industrial and regional expertise and a vast network of alliance partners across academia, innovation hubs and key research institutions in Europe and the Middle East.

Ready to catch a new wind in your sails?


Contact Us

Are you a Japanese company looking into ways to make your products or services more competitive and innovative?
We would be glad to hear about your organization’s current challenges and see how we can work together.






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” Together building a culture of innovation. "

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