SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo launches Industry 4.0 startup acceleration program
Via SAP SE Newsroom
Mar 19, 2020
MARCH 19, 2020 - TOKYO, JAPAN: SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo kicked off its Spring Acceleration Program focused on Industry 4.0. Six international business-to-business startups will help SAP customers extend the value of their investments in SAP S/4HANA and SAP Digital Supply Chain solutions.
This SAP.iO Foundries cohort will enable startups to develop technologies to help businesses go beyond digital manufacturing and seamlessly connect all aspects of an entire company — from design to operations to sales and service.
“In Japan, SAP is helping organizations transform and grow in this digital era of increasingly connected ecosystem, new technologies and shifts in customer mind-sets” said Hirofumi Suzuki, managing director, SAP Japan. “This program will help our customers greatly expand the value of Industry 4.0.”
SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo is designed to accelerate innovation and drive new business models for SAP. This zero-equity-ask program provides startups with curated support from within and outside of SAP, exposure to SAP technologies, and opportunities to meet and collaborate with SAP customers. The accelerator program will conclude at SAP.iO Demo Day in the beginning of June.
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