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  • BEST OF JAPAN DRONE AWARD 2017

    Best of
Japan Drone 2017 Award

    March 25, Saturday

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  • DRONE MOVIE CONTEST presented by JUIDA and DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD

    ドローンムービーコンテスト2017

    March 23, Thursday

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  • DRONE IMPACT CHALLENGE at Makuhari Messe 2017

    ドローンビジネスチャレンジ

    March 25, Saturday

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  • Drone Business Challenge

    ドローンレース@Japan Drone 2017

    March 23, Thursday

    This is the unique pitch contest for Drone's new business such as applications, new business models, etc.

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BEST OF JAPAN DRONE AWARD 2017

  • The only award program for Japanese Drone Market since 2016
  • Five Category and the best audience award
  • Judged by the industry professional and media

DRONE MOVIE CONTEST presented by JUIDA and DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD

  • The unique movie contest by drone’s camera
  • The awards ceremony will be held on March 23, Thursday

DRONE IMPACT CHALLENGE at Makuhari Messe 2017

  • FPV (First Person View) drone race in two classes
  • A unique opportunity for drone pilots to test their skills
  • The award ceremony will be held on March 25, Saturday

NEWDrone Business Challenge

Event Summary

  • Presentation Contest of business idea using drone.
  • Open contest for Japan and the whole world.
  • The winner will get some programs of start-up support, etc.
  • Special supporter: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (scheduled)

Drone Business Challenge

Overview

Event name Drone Business Challenge 2017
Organizer Japan UAS Industrial Development Association / Congress Corporation / Space Media Japan Co., Ltd.
Content The contest of drone-based new business idea from all over the world. Grand prix and supplementary prizes will be given to excellent works.
Duration

Application Duration:Jan. 17 (Tue.) to Feb. 17 (Fri.)

Judgement:Late February to early March

Announcement of prizes:Mid-March

Final Pitch Contest & Award Ceremony:March 23, 2017 at Japan Drone 2017.

Application requirements

Item Content
Qualification Business idea using drone.
Individual or corporation.
Concreteness does not matter.
Other contest entries can also be accepted.
Proposal should be in Japanese or English.
Examination criteria It must be a business that meets relevant laws and regulations in Japan.
Submission method

Submit to the Secretariat using email attachment or file service.
The deadline is February 17.
Please fill out the necessary information on the application form and submit.

Application form here

E-mail :

Examination process

Primary judgement:Choose 5 to 10 at the secretariat and the judging committee whether the work has reached a basic standard.

Second judgement:At the venue of Japan Drone 2017, presentations (5 minutes per person) is done, and each prize is decided by its contents.

Awards Grand Prix(1)、Second prize(1)
Supplementary prize Office lending, internet service free provision, etc.

Process of the selection

The final judgement, announcement and award ceremony take place at Japan Drone 2017 in March.

Process of the selection

Process of the selection

The review committee

  • Yasuhiro Senda【Chairperson of the committee】(Executive Vice President) Japan UAS Industrial Development Association(JUIDA)
  • Yushi Segawa (Robot/Drone Industry Leader, Advisory Service Division) Tohmatsu Venture Support Co., Ltd.
  • Hironobu Azuma (Principal, Convergence Strategy Group, Research & Consulting Division, Program Director, Incubation & Innovation Initiative / MIRAI) The Japan Research Institute, Limited.
  • Keiichi Hirotsune (CEO) Institute of Creative Industries and Culture
  • Ted Yamamoto (General Partner) The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Co., Ltd.

Contact Us

Contact: Japan Drone 2017 Secretariat Office
Phone: +81-3-3512-5672

E-mail:

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