The annual week-long "Asia Berlin Summit" (organized by the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy, and Enterprises) brings together urbanization, start-up, and ecosystem experts from key Asian cities for networking and other events. The Chief Representative of our office participated in the official satellite event "Co-creating SmartCity 2025" as part of the celebration of the 160th anniversary of the German-Japanese ties.
During the discussion, the cooperation between "Innovation City Yokohama" and "The Drivery", an innovation center in Berlin specializing in mobility, was presented. The head of the office spoke about the importance of open innovation cooperation with Germany as well as the role of the office as a bridge between Germany and Yokohama within its mission and his ideas for future cooperation.
The Drivery spoke about how they have grown so fast in such a short period of time, and the Drivery start-ups shared their thoughts on doing business in Asia.
October 7, 2021, Onsite, Playing Field Digital Hub
Hybrid event in English
CROSSBIE Japan, COO
・The Drivery, Sales Director
・ELO Mobility Gmbh, CEO
・Economic Affairs Bureau, Yokohama City, New Industry Promotion Division, Manager
・The City of Yokohama Europe Representative Office, Chief Representative