2023 open house for must-see startups in Taiwan

Garage+, a leading, zero-equity startup incubator supported by the Epoch Foundation, is launching its 2023 Open House in Taipei, Taiwan on 6th December 2023.

Thirty-five must-see global startups are exhibiting, offering revolutionary technologies across sectors including AI, enterprise, energy, ESG, healthcare, supply chain, and manufacturing.

The Startup Global Programme is a bi-annual programme that invites international startups to connect with Taiwan’s considerable industrial resources, its local entrepreneurial community, and act as a gateway to explore Asian market opportunities. It is an ideal event for media and investors to discover and meet some of the hottest new companies with emerging ideas and unique developments.

Startups from around the world have a remarkable opportunity awaiting them in Taiwan. Garage+ extends a gracious invitation, offering subsidised air tickets, eight days of comfortable accommodation, and the chance to connect with top Taiwanese industries through personalised one-on-one meetings. With the participating enterprises including prestigious names like Wistron Corporation, Delta, Quanta, MediaTek, Pegatron, Realtek Semiconductor, China Development Industrial Bank, and Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank, numerous fruitful matchmaking meetings have been arranged to explore exciting business prospects.

Supported by Taiwan’s National Development Council, the Startup Global Programme, 2023 Open House event will include companies from Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, India, Canada, the USA, the UK, Netherlands, Estonia, and Israel. Collectively they have received over $100 million in investment to date from investors such as Epson, Sumitomo Corporation, Mitsui Chemical, ABB, Bank of Mitsubishi UFJ, Mizuho Bank, Mitsubishi Corporation, MUFG Bank, and TOYOTA TSUSHO.

Open house details

  • Venue: 9F, Second Building, No.96, Sec. 2, Zhongshan N. Rd., Taipei, Taiwan
  • Date: 6th December 2023

Profiles of breakthrough global startups

  • Clarius Mobile Health - Established in Canada, 2014. Received $42 million investment.

A handheld ultrasound company specialising in high-end imaging, coupled with AI for automating acquisitions at the point of care. Received Frost & Sullivan’s 2023 Company of the Year for the North America Ultraportable Ultrasound Industry.

  • SENSYN ROBOTICS, Inc. - Established in Japan, 2015. Received $27 million investment.

This software company has developed applications that use robotics such as drones to improve the quality of large-scale infrastructure inspections.

  • Zeroboard Inc. - Established in Japan, 2021. Received $19 million investment.

Its self-developed 'Zeroboard' is a cloud service for calculating and visualising GHG emissions, consulting on decarbonisation.

  • Elephantech Inc. - Established in Japan, 2014. Received $14.8 million investment.

It created an industry milestone by becoming the first company in the world to manufacture PCBs using metal inkjet printing.

  • High Lander - Established in Israel, 2018. Received $14 million investment.

It addresses drone fleet management and Unmanned Traffic Management in UAV markets.

  • Orangewood Labs - Established in the UK, 2017. Received $4.1 million investment.

Robots are hard to program and expensive to deploy which we are solving for, so this company is streamlining AI robot creation, which means factory robots today and space robots tomorrow.

  • Anique, Inc. - Established in Japan, 2019. Received $4 million investment.

Produces digi-physical anime merchandise, leveraging AI, blockchain and XR. Currently collaborating with more than 50 Japanese anime/manga IPs, and featured in Toyo Keizai's "100 greatest startups".

Innovative Mechatronic Systems - Established in the Netherlands, 2016. Received $3.27 million investment.

The developer of the Archimedes Drive, a high-precision toothless gearbox. This patented technology equips applications with enhanced performance, opening new possibilities in automation.

Garage+ awards & recognitions

"Best Incubator in Taiwan" awarded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs in 2015, 2017~2021.

The first incubator attending Computex Taipei since 2015, the world’s 2nd largest technology exhibition, organizing 230 startups worldwide and receiving 130,000 visitors.

The most recognised Asian incubator for international startups, receiving more than 2,600 applications from 80 countries since 2015.