About Sendai City BOSAI-TECH Innovation Creation Promotion Project

    In Sendai City, to realize the "Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction" and "Sendai City Economic Growth Strategy 2023", the creation of disaster prevention related industries with the keyword "BOSAI-TECH" (disaster prevention x IT), we aim to form the "BOSAI-TECH Innovation Eco System.
    In this project, by integrating [disaster prevention] x [technology] x [business], we will tackle disaster-prevention issues that could not be realized from the viewpoint of technical constraints and profitability, and create new solutions. We will promote the spread of solutions to Sendai, all over Japan, and the world.
    To do this, we will provide opportunities for the exchange of human resources in each field and places for practice such as business development, and by sharing and accumulating the experience and knowledge generated there, we will accelerate the creation of new businesses.
    This site is going to provide information on BOSAI-TECH's efforts to all parties interested in forming the BOSAI-TECH innovation ecosystem, such as major companies, regional companies, overseas companies, and research institutes.

    Efforts for disaster prevention in Sendai City

    In March 2015, at the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, the "Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030" was adopted, incorporating the experiences and lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake. Countries all over the world are going to work on disaster prevention and mitigation in line with this framework.
    In September 2015, in the goal 11 of the "SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)", which is a common goal of the international community, "Creating a town where people can continue to live", comprehensive disaster risk management was carried out to formulate and implement measures in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
    Sendai City has been certified as a disaster prevention role model city by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), and even as a city that has adopted the "Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030", and they are creating a "disaster prevention environment city" that is going to lead the world's disaster prevention field.


    • World Accelerating Tomorrow Challenge (WATCH)

      Led by Sendai City and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd; World Accelerating Tomorrow Challenge (WATCH) is an online program to accelerate technology innovation in disaster relief and prevention-related solutions in the era of climate change.
      WATCH welcomes all global companies and startups that are interested in expanding disaster risk reduction business to the Japanese market and global market.
    • 仙台BOSAI-TECH Future awards

      In Sendai City, we are soliciting ideas and plans to achieve disaster prevention and mitigation with technology, and support the execution of demonstration experiments to validate their usefulness for social implementation.
      It is possible for corporations such as start-ups and IT companies, and individuals such as students and adults to participate.
    • BOSAI-TECH Business Matching 2020

      In March 2021, Sendai City and Fukushima Prefecture co-sponsored an online global business matching event with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry JETRO. 17 domestic and overseas companies interested in the field of disaster prevention introduced their technologies and products, received interview requests from viewers, and carried out matching activities.


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