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Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan – November 22, 2023 – SORA Technology Co., Ltd., a pioneering tech firm headquartered in Nagoya, proudly announced its participation in the world’s largest startup event, “Web Summit 2023,” held in Lisbon, Portugal, in November. This significant venture was made possible through the company’s selection for the overseas expansion support program, “X-HUB TOKYO,” organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
About Web Summit 2023
- Host: Web Summit
- Date: November 13th to 16th, 2023
- Location: Lisbon, Portugal
- URL: https://websummit.com/
Web Summit, boasting its position as the world’s premier tech event, attracted a diverse audience of approximately 70,000 attendees from 160 countries in 2022. Startups globally seized the opportunity to showcase their innovations, engage with visitors at their booths, and participate in various side events.
Background of SORA Technology’s Participation
Selected for the overseas expansion initiative of the “X-HUB TOKYO” platform, SORA Technology earned its place at Web Summit through its groundbreaking malaria prevention project, integrating drones and artificial intelligence in Africa. This recognition paved the way for their involvement in Web Summit as part of the overseas expansion program.
At Web Summit, SORA Technology not only established a booth but actively engaged in networking events at embassies, fostering relationships with local stakeholders. This participation marks a significant stride in bolstering global recognition.
Over 200 Visitors to the Booth
Throughout the Web Summit, SORA Technology exhibited the fixed-wing drones employed in practical malaria prevention experiments, drawing over 200 visitors to their booth. The foam-core drones captivated attendees, generating interest and contributing to the heightened visibility of SORA Technology.
About SORA Technology Co., Ltd.
SORA Technology, guided by the mission “Transforming Lives through ‘SORA’ (Sky),” is at the forefront of creating a new social infrastructure centered around air mobility, primarily utilizing drones. In the global health sector, the company aims to eradicate infectious diseases such as malaria and addresses social challenges like last-mile delivery. Offering a comprehensive business package, including the establishment of legal frameworks, drone operations management systems (UTM), and support for drone licenses, SORA Technology leverages its operational expertise gained in developing countries to pursue reverse innovation. The goal is to realize a sustainable society resilient to disasters and pandemics through the use of “SORA” and the safe management and integration of “SORA” worldwide.
SORA Technology Co., Ltd. Public Relations: Sato and Kojima
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