Aquarius Technology and Innovation Forum (Aquarius TIF)

To help stimulate and encourage the development of new technolgies Ohori Capital as a founding member, establised the Asia Pacific Technology and Innovation Forum in 2010. In early 2013, it was decided to focus this forum on sustainable shipping, clean technology, marine renewable energy and ocean related technologies.

In addition to Ohori Capital, the supporting members of the forum are Eco Marine Power (Fukuoka, Japan), KEI System (Osaka, Japan) and Teramoto Iron Works (Onomichi, Japan).

The fourm was renamed in 2013 to reflect it's focus on marine technologies and is now known as the Aquarius Technology & Innovation Forum (Aquarius TIF)

The aims of the Aquarius Technology & Innovation Forum are:

    To encourage small and medium sized companies and ventures to co-operate in developing and promoting sustainbble shipping, clean tech and ocean related technologies. Examples of these technologies include: renewable energy systems for shipping, tidal power solutions and vessel emission reduction technologies.

    To create partnerships globally in order to develop or refine innovative solutions to help protect and improve the ocean environment.

    To provide an active forum that encourages "original" or "visionary" thinking.


The Aquarius Technology and Innovation Forum is supported by:


The Forum is based in Fukuoka, Japan, however seminars, meetings & presentations are arranged in other locations.

Forum documents can be accessed via this link: Aquarius TIF Documents or via the button at the top of this page. For further details regarding the Aquarius Technology & Innovation Forum please e-mail:



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