Innovation Challenge for Circular Economy by Hitachi

Create a sustainable society for the next generations!


Jan 8, 2021
Nov 13, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021
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Fiji, Kiribati, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Africa, Americas, Antarctica Region, Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
Agribusiness, Agritech, Clean technology and energy, Community water systems, Construction and manufacturing, Environmental services, Waste management and recycling, Water storage, Water treatment, Water, sanitation and hygiene

Innovation Challenge for Circular Economy by Hitachi: Create a sustainable society for the next generations through the improvement of environmental values. 

Inviting startups across the world that are building solutions to create a circular economy world!

With the opportunity to develop a business partnership with Hitachi, startups are invited to submit their company solution to one of the three problem statements:

1) Ensuring the sustainability of water resources

2) Creating a zero-waste society

3) Reducing food waste in Southeast Asia

All startups that enter the final stage will have the opportunity to:

  • Pitch to Hitachi top executives
  • Possibility for collaboration with Hitachi incubation representatives
  • Connection to the Water & Environment Business Unit and Corporate Venturing Office within Hitachi
  • Possibility to discuss a Proof of Concept

Register & submit your solution on thechallenge platform here before the application deadline on January 8th 2021 [23:59 GMT +9]!


Hitachi drives digital innovation across five sectors – Mobility, Smart Life, Industry, Energy and IT – through Lumada, Hitachi’s advanced digital solutions, services, and technologies for turning data into insights to drive digital innovation. Its purpose is to deliver solutions that increase social, environmental and economic value for its customers.

(More aboutHitachi’s Social Innovation Business)