[News] The MoU between Fukuoka City, Bordeaux Metropole, Fukuoka Directive Council and Technowest for startup support
Fukuoka City(Mayor of Fukuoka City, Soichiro Takashima), Bordeaux Metropole (President , Alain Juppé ), Fukuoka Directive Council (Chairman, Yutaka Aso) and Technowest (Chairman, Jacques Mangon) agreed on the MoU regarding startup support on May 22nd 2017.
This MoU is signed by four parties including semi-private organization for the purpose of concrete collaboration for startup support between Fukuoka City and Bordeaux City after the agreement of the “Cooperation program of Bordeaux City and Fukuoka City 2017-2019”on September 2016.
To promote collaboration aimed at the technological and economic developments of startup and innovative businesses in any field, in the two areas of Bordeaux Metropole and Fukuoka City.
Within the resources available, Fukuoka City, Bordeaux Metropole, FDC and Technowest intend to provide assistance with the purpose of quadripartite economic and technological developments. We had a comment from Chairman, Yutaka Aso that “This MoU enables Fukuoka companies to expand their business to Europe more easily, and I hope Bordeaux companies enter Fukuoka market more and more. I also expect FDC members to use this MoU services as a foothold to overseas businesses.”