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Membership Application

Applications from companies and organizations agreeing with the purpose and activities of SCI-Japan will be granted membership subject to board review of the application documents.

Major Activities

Research : Research on the world’s leading smart cities and produce reports regularly
Training : Organize seminars / symposiums on and business tour to the world’s leading smart cities via collaboration with universities and research institutions worldwide
Award : Commend excellent cases and organizations
Research Contest : Challenge opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to deepen knowledge on smart cities

Membership Type / Qualifications

Full Member A: Commercial enterprises
Full Member B: Commercial enterprises with a capitalization of below 100 million yen
Associate Member: Startups that are less than five years old with a capitalization of 100 million yen or less
※ Recommendation by a Full or Associate member is required
Supporting Member : Local governments, universities, research institutions, not-for-profit organizations

Annual Membership Fee

Full member A : 1 million yen
Full member B : 300 thousand yen
※ membership granted on a legal entity basis
Associate and Supporting Members : Free

Benefits of Joining Membership

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Member Type
(annual fee)
Eligibility Membership Benefits
Overseas Mission Tour Large Forum
(in person participation, party)
Members-only Seminar
(fees required)
Report・Article Workshop Online Salon Speak at
Webinar
Full Member A
(1 million yen)
Business Company Free of charge(*)
(1 person per year for training cost)
Special Price for Member
5 to 10 people invited per forum In principle
free of charge
Full access
(members-only website)
Host
Participation
Host
Participation
Full Member B
(300000 yen)
Business Company with less than 100 million yen in capital Special Price for Member 3 to 5 people invited per forum In principle
free of charge
Full access
(members-only website)
Host
Participation
Host
Participation
Associate Member
(free)
Startup Company that meets certain requirements
(In principle,within 5 years of establishment and with less than 100 million yen in capital)
General Price 2 people invited
per forum
Discount price applied Partial access
(members-only website)
Participation Participation
Supporting Member
(free)
Central government agencies and local governments, universities,research institutes,
NPOs,etc.
General Price 3 people invited per forum Discount price applied Partial access
(members-only website)
Participation Participation
Non-Member General Price Open to public later
(WEB channel)
Not open to public or fees required Public materials
(public website)
× × ×

*Free benefits is effective for 2 years. Fiscal year from October to September. Excludes travel expenses, accomodations, meals and travel insurance.

Contact

Please use the form on the right for membership and inquiries.
Secretariat for Smart City Institute Japan, Social Impact Partnership Division,
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.