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LAST_UPDATEMon, 26 Feb 2018 8am

Japan To Open Space Biz Website Matching Startups To Investors

Masaji MatsuyamaMasaji Matsuyama

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will open a website to support the matchmaking of startups that have business ideas in the space field, with investors and others, Japan's Jiji Press reported.

Japan's space policy minister Masaji Matsuyama made the announcement on Tuesday.

Investors and others who want to use the website, named S-Matching, will be able to register from the websites of both the Cabinet Office and the industry ministry. The matchmaking website will open as early as May.

"We want to steadily promote business creation and cultivation in the space field," Matsuyama told a press conference.

--BERNAMA