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MITOU Program

Last Updated:Jan 29, 2024

Program Mission

MITOU(Me-Toe) Program's mission is to discover and develop young talents called "Creators" who are capable of accelerating innovation and playing a key role in creating next-generation IT markets.


Applications for FY2024 MITOU Advanced Program are now being accepted (until April 5, 2024).

Program Benefits

Creators who are selected to the Program can receive the following benefits;

  • Intensive mentoring from Japanese distinguished IT innovators called "Project Managers"
  • Connections with highly motivated MITOU(Me-Toe) peers, graduates, and the "Project Managers"
  • Opportunity to receive research funding from IPA

Intellectual property (IP) rights acquired through the Program will belong to the Creator.
After the completion of the Program the "Creator" who made outstanding progress during the program is given the title of honor "Super Creator".

Program Accomplishments

The number of young talents developed by the Program is;

  • A total of more than 2,000 "Creators" (As of May 2023)
  • 408 "Super Creators" (As of May 2023)

Program Brochure

Contact information

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