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Supporting Organizations

List of Supporting Organizations

Here is the list of supporting organizations.

KPMG AZSA LLC_logo

KPMG AZSA LLC

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction
KSP Inc._logo

KSP Inc.

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction KSP is a startup incubatior established in 1986 and a host of Kanagawa Science Park. It is located in Kawasaki, approximately 25 minutes from central Tokyo. Our businesses are rental office & lab, General Partner of VC fund, business school and mediating open innovation.
TX Entrepreneur Partners_logo

TX Entrepreneur Partners

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction TEP is a membership organization which assist to grow Deep Tech startups before incorporation or at seed stage. Our members consist of angel investors and Japanese global companies which seek for investment and collaboration as well as supporters such as lawyers, CPAs and consultants.
TEIJIN PHARMA LIMITED_logo

TEIJIN PHARMA LIMITED

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We are Teijin Pharma and our strength is the synergy between our 2 fields of business in pharmaceuticals and home healthcare. Through this synergy, we are able to provide unique and revolutionary solutions on a global scale.
Sompo Holdings, Inc._logo

Sompo Holdings, Inc.

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction To contribute to the security, health, and wellbeing of people and society as a whole by providing services of the highest quality, we are actively partnering with startups and venture companies in Japan and overseas mainly in the four businesses of domestic P&C insurance, overseas insurance, domestic life insurance and nursing care & healthcare.
KDDI CORPORATION_logo

KDDI CORPORATION

Industry Communication and Systems
HP WebSite
Introduction We are committed to reducing the inconvenience of people on medical and healthcare services and trying to solve a wide range of issues by using digital technologies, from prevention to treatment. We want to make this activities through partnerships, including consideration of investment, with a variety of companies have high levels of expertise and technologies.
FUJIFILM Corporation_logo

FUJIFILM Corporation

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction As we are doing a wide range of businesses in the healthcare field as a comprehensive healthcare company, we will support you by utilizing our business knowledge.
Japan Association of Healthcare Initiative_logo

Japan Association of Healthcare Initiative

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma_logo

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We hope that this program enables us to draw up innovative business models for solving the global issues by generating new business .
We are interested in the areas of central nervous system, immuno-inflammation, diabetes, and healthcare aimed at disease prevention.
Shimane Prefecture_logo

Shimane Prefecture

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction In the new industry creation tactics of our province, health is a key word.
We are inviting the companies intending to perform a healthcare business activity by coordinating various operations including life support services for elderly people and offering travel packages specialized in the health promotion which is unique in the environment of our Shimane Prefecture.
Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI)_logo

Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI)

Industry Universities and Research Institute
HP WebSite
Introduction Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) is a Tokyo-based independent and non-profit health policy think tank, established in 2004. Since its establishment, HGPI has been working to help citizens shape health policies by generating policy options, and to bring stakeholders together as a non-partisan think-tank. HGPI’s mission is to improve the civic mind and the well-being of individuals, and to foster sustainable, healthy communities by shaping ideas and values, reaching out on global needs, and influencing society.
SUMITOMO LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY_logo

SUMITOMO LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction We are processing development of new services with Startups in the field of healthcare (physical, mental and social health) and Well-Being.We are considering POC and collaboration for implementation, and planning to launch funding scheme to make investment to some startups from this year.
Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd._logo

Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd.

Industry Food Company
HP WebSite
Introduction Over the years, the Glico Group has become increasingly active in business areas such as confectionery, frozen desserts, dairy products and processed foods and has recently been focusing on further developments in the areas of beverages and other products that support the healthy growth of infants, products that support health with various consumer lifestyles and health functional food materials.
Life Science Innovation Network Japan(LINK-J)_logo

Life Science Innovation Network Japan(LINK-J)

Industry Industry Organizations
HP WebSite
Introduction LINK-J is a non-profit organization to “LINK” people, researches, companies and organizations in life science field, in Japan and overseas as well. We aim to promote and support open innovation by creating networks and ecosystem in the life science realm.
In order to realize these aims, we host activities that facilitate exchange and cooperation as well as training and support.
Digital Garage, Inc._logo

Digital Garage, Inc.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction As a pioneer in startup investment and development in Japan, we have supported a number of startups until today. We also run "Open Network Lab BioHealth," an accelerator program specialized in biotech and healthcare sectors.
Globizz Corporation_logo

Globizz Corporation

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd._logo

Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd.

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction Life science and medical industries are one of the key investment focus for Mitsubishi UFJ Capital. Our industry-focused investment team, consisting of former pharmaceutical / medical device company professionals, will provide comprehensive support by utilizing affiliated advisory firms and the extensive network of the MUFG Group.
Takaishi Wellness Council_logo

Takaishi Wellness Council

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction It is a council where industry, government offices and schools utilize their respective expertise to collaborate and promote healthy town development throughout the city.
The council has a subcommittee for the operation of the Healthy Living Lab, which works with the healthcare industry to develop new products and services.
SoftBank Corp._logo

SoftBank Corp.

Industry Communication and Systems
HP WebSite
Introduction SoftBank Corp. contributes to making society better through information innovation. In the medical/healthcare field, we will utilize advanced technologies such as 5G (5th generation mobile communication system), AI (artificial intelligence), and IoT for disease prevention and extension of healthy life expectancy.
SMBC Nikko Securities Inc._logo

SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.

Industry Finance
HP WebSite
Introduction As a global professional service firm, our team is committed to provide high value added financial services to our customers. From business expansion to initial public offering, we provide wide range of services for private companies.
Nippon Life Insurance CompanyHealthcare Development Office_logo

Nippon Life Insurance CompanyHealthcare Development Office

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction As an insurance company, we are planing to collaborate and fund companies that have cutting-edge technologies, on early detection and prevention of cancer and dementia.
Moreover, for groups, we have been providing "Wellness-Star☆" starting from year 2017, as one of a consulting services.
Sendai Finland Wellbeing Center_logo

Sendai Finland Wellbeing Center

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction With the population of one million, Sendai is the center of Japan’s Tohoku region. Sendai Finland Wellbeing Center is a non-profit, business support organization coordinating hands-on support for local and international collaboration in the fields of health and elderly care, through our established local network with the academia, business and public in the Sendai area.
THE DAI-ICHI LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED_logo

THE DAI-ICHI LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction Not only in those areas related to insurance business such as healthcare,
we would also like to consider collaborating with various startups and other companies from a new business perspective.
Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc._logo

Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc.

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction “JOMDD” is a Japan’s first incubator to support medical start-up and develop medical device products in collaboration with academia and companies in Japan.
Our Services :Commercialization, Investment, and Consulting.
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc._logo

MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in the healthcare sector in general and are exploring business development and collaboration with startups and other companies.
Our group has helped healthcare startups build business models in the insurance business and has incorporated them into our group company services.
We intend to continue to promote similar initiatives in the future.
Kaigen Pharma Co.,Ltd._logo

Kaigen Pharma Co.,Ltd.

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We can provide our sales cannels (Medical examination facilities, Clinics, Cosmetic surgery hospitals) to sale the products and/or services of startup companys.
We can also provice our technical skills and facilities to plan new goods, to produce products and to perform clinical examination.
JOHNAN CORPORATION_logo

JOHNAN CORPORATION

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We support PoC/prototype for start-ups, doctors and entrepreneurs.
JAFCO Co., Ltd._logo

JAFCO Co., Ltd.

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction JAFCO provides risk capital for rapidly growing startups with innovative and creative management and supports them to raise their value by contributing to their management and business development.
Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings_logo

Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
HP WebSite
OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd._logo

OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We will integrate OMRON's core technology (Sensing & Control) with new technologies and ideas, and together create new value for the future of healthcare.
CMIC HOLDINGS Co., LTD_logo

CMIC HOLDINGS Co., LTD

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
HP WebSite
ANRI_logo

ANRI

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction ANRI is a leading seed/early stage-focused investment firm based in Tokyo, Japan. ANRI is committed to helping exceptional founders build their next major companies. The firm invests in a wide range of disruptive ideas and technologies from consumer service to biotechnology. Founded in 2012, ANRI has funded more than 100 companies including Raksul, UUUM, Mirrativ, hey and more. For more information, please visit http://anri.vc/
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd._logo

Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in the healthcare sector in general and are exploring business development and collaboration with startups and other companies.
We have helped healthcare startups build business models in the insurance business and have incorporated them into our services.
We intend to continue to promote similar initiatives in the future.
T&D Holdings, Inc._logo

T&D Holdings, Inc.

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction Daido Life Insurance Campany is the life insurer which assumes the medium and small-sized business of 370,000 main customer bases. We want to pursue the co-creation opportunity to contribute to our business and customers with start-up partners who have a new technique, a new technology, and an original idea in the field of health care widely.
Beyond Next Ventures Inc._logo

Beyond Next Ventures Inc.

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction Beyond Next Ventures is an independent accelerator specialized in seed-stage investment in university spin-off companies and cutting-edge technology startups. We have 38 portfolio companies through our two venture capital funds with the total commitment of USD200 million with core investment focus on medical/life science sector. Our strength lies not only in funding, but also in wide-ranged support for commercialization of technology seeds.
Toyota Tsusho Corporation_logo

Toyota Tsusho Corporation

Industry Trading Company
HP WebSite
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co.,Ltd._logo

Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co.,Ltd.

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in the healthcare sector in general and are exploring business development and collaboration with startups and other companies.
We have helped healthcare startups build business models in the insurance business and have incorporated them into our services.
We intend to continue to promote similar initiatives in the future.
Novartis AG_logo

Novartis AG

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Philips Japan, Ltd._logo

Philips Japan, Ltd.

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction Philips Japan is committed to creating healthcare solutions that focus on all aspects of health technology and informatics, including tele-ICUs, total hospital management solution(Tasy), and mobility healthcare, and to delivering meaningful innovation from Japan to the world. We're looking forward to exploring partnerships across the full spectrum of health tech, from personal healthy life, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and home care.
Mitsui Sumitomo Aioi Life Insurance Co., Ltd._logo

Mitsui Sumitomo Aioi Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in the healthcare sector in general and are exploring business development and collaboration with startups and other companies.
We have helped healthcare startups build business models in the insurance business and have incorporated them into our services.
We intend to continue to promote similar initiatives in the future.
HALF CENTURY MORE CO.,LTD._logo

HALF CENTURY MORE CO.,LTD.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction Management of elderly condominiums with independent care
Japanese Standards Association (JSA)_logo

Japanese Standards Association (JSA)

Industry Industry Organizations
HP WebSite
Introduction JSA Group offers total solutions to the clients for standardization consultation, standards development, and its utilization support including organization and personnel certification.
KOWA_logo

KOWA

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We are looking for collaborations with startups in healthcare (medicine, medical equipment, sanitary goods), food, environment, and hospitality fields. We are also interested in building new business models utilizing AI and IoT.
NIHON CHOUZAI Co., Ltd._logo

NIHON CHOUZAI Co., Ltd.

Industry Medical Institutions and Care Facility
HP WebSite
Introduction We have dispensing pharmacies in Japanese all prefectures, and we are aiming to spread PHR(Personal Health Record) and improve patient QOL through the use of ICT such as electronic medicine notebooks, streamlining store operations through mechanization, and health check at stores. We are looking forward to ideas that can increase the value together.
Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited
Healthcare Business Department_logo

Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited Healthcare Business Department

Industry Finance
HP WebSite
Introduction We offer a wide range of services from asset financing to operational support in the healthcare field.
We are rounding out the functions we offer, from business participation to business operations, with our main areas of focus being “recovery and rehabilitation,” and “health-tech.”
Association of Medical Databases in Japan_logo

Association of Medical Databases in Japan

Industry Communication and Systems
HP WebSite
Introduction In order for relevant parties in various fields to use the medical database with peace of mind, practitioners in each field participate, conduct open discussions to solve problems, formulate industry-specific standards, and disseminate them widely.
TC3 K.K._logo

TC3 K.K.

Industry Communication and Systems
HP WebSite
Introduction We offer AI implementation, Modern Web System Development, and DevOps Deployment services to healthcare industry customers, by applying our unique agile methodology and collaboration with global digital talents.
Matsumoto Area Healthcare Industry Promotion Council_logo

Matsumoto Area Healthcare Industry Promotion Council

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction We could provide test fields to social implementations such as healthcare services and workshops about product development by citizen monitors.
We will work together to obtain evidence and test marketing for commercialization.
Okinawa Technology Licensing Organization Co.,Ltd._logo

Okinawa Technology Licensing Organization Co.,Ltd.

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction We are supporting the health food industry using Okinawa's own certification system, introducing recipes using nutritious Okinawan ingredients by establishing the "Okinawa Super Food Association" and promoting health promotion for citizens of the prefecture. We plan to support the development of market strategies for care venture companies.
Meijiyasuda Life Insurance Company_logo

Meijiyasuda Life Insurance Company

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction We are working to support health promotion and regional revitalization.
We would like to actively work on collaboration in these fields.
Please feel free to contact us.
Kobe City
KOBE Biomedical Innovation Cluster(KBIC)_logo

Kobe City KOBE Biomedical Innovation Cluster(KBIC)

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction As a city that is committed to be a leader in advanced biomedical technology and healthcare, Kobe City fully support the growth of life science startups to set up business in Kobe.
With Japan’s largest biocluster “KOBE Biomedical Innovation Cluster (KBIC)” and its unique innovative environment, we foster business development and collaboration of startups especially in the early stage.
Wellness Valley Promotion Council_logo

Wellness Valley Promotion Council

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction The Aichi Health Village and its surrounding facilities, where research institutions related to health and longevity, are called Wellness Valley. Taking advantage to this feature, we support joint development and demonstration project with the themes of dementia and frailty prevention, development of medical and nursing care robots, and lifestyle-related diseases.
Nara Higashi Hospital Group _logo

Nara Higashi Hospital Group

Industry Medical Institutions and Care Facility
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in Japanese language education overseas and education in the fields of nursing and nursing care for the elderly. We have already practiced local education in Vietnam and plan to continue providing various kinds of support.
Astellas Pharma Inc._logo

Astellas Pharma Inc.

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction Under its Corporate Strategic Plan 2018, Astellas is committed to “Developing Rx+® programs.” Astellas leverages strengths acqired through prescription drug (Rx) development and integrates innovative medical technology with cutting-edge technology in different fields, toward a new Rx+® solution. When collaborating with partners, we are flexible in approach, open to not only joint research and development, but also investment and asset acquisition. https://www.astellas.com/jp/en/partnering/rx-plus
Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd._logo

Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction ONO has taken a new step beyond the major milestone of the 300th anniversary , since its establishment in 1717.
Upholding the corporate philosophy “Dedicated to Man’s Fight against Disease and Pain,” we make united efforts to create innovative drugs that are globally competitive.
City of Sapporo_logo

City of Sapporo

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction With its cool climate, abundant bio resources and concentration of universities and research institutions, Sapporo is blessed with regional characteristics suitable for the bio industry.
In Sapporo, where much of the nation’s high-standard medical technology is mobilized, advanced medical research has been conducted in various fields such as regenerative medicine, cancer treatment, nucleic acid medicine and infectious diseases centering on universities in the city. Joint research with companies is also under way.
The Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations _logo

The Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We would like to disseminate provided information such as the events related to the startup to the medical device industry.
HORBAL Inc._logo

HORBAL Inc.

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction We organize "the cambrian night" events since 2016. Purpose is create the future vision while connecting diverse people. The sensor makers, AI venturers, psychologists, administrative staffs, lawyers, other researchers and some venture companies are gathering at this event. We believe solving to some problem from connecting sensor, AI and actual services.
Premo Partners, Inc._logo

Premo Partners, Inc.

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction Premopartners is a business incubator for everyone who wants to develop medical device and healthcare equipment, as well as everyone who wants to nurture current products into more valuable ones, we would like to constantly exercise a sense of ownership and focus on “Implement” as experts with practical experience in the field of medical device.
MEPLA Japan Co., Ltd._logo

MEPLA Japan Co., Ltd.

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction MEPLA Japan is the Health-tech innovation partner for the startup, corporate and investor who wants to make innovation in Asia Pacific especially both Japan and SEA.
Daiwa Institute of Research Business Innovation Ltd._logo

Daiwa Institute of Research Business Innovation Ltd.

Industry Finance
HP WebSite
Introduction We would like to collaborate with startup companies providing services that improve employee health and labor productivity through promoting healthcare, work style reform and employee engagement.
Business Alliance Promotion Division, Innovation City Promotion Department, Economic Affairs Bureau, City of Yokohama_logo

Business Alliance Promotion Division, Innovation City Promotion Department, Economic Affairs Bureau, City of Yokohama

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction Life Innovation Platform YOKOHAMA (LIP. Yokohama) is designed to create innovation in the health & medical fields in Yokohama.
LIP. Yokohama provides services such as seminars, one-on-one consultations, exhibition support, and more to support the development of new technologies and new products by small and medium-sized enterprises.
Allion Labs, Inc._logo

Allion Labs, Inc.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction Allion Labs, Inc. is an international engineering company that provides customized product testing, validation and consulting services for IT, automotive, entertainment, and interoperability with the whole AIoT ecosystem.
The company is not only an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited test laboratory but also the authorized lab to certify over thirty standard compliance logos. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Allion has world-wide branches in the US, Europe, Japan, China, and Korea, with the mission to bring customers and partners localized and timely testing and validation services around the world.
Public Interest Incorporated Foundation
Advanced Science, Technology & Management Research Institute of KYOTO
Kyoto Lifetech Innovation Support Center (KLISC)_logo

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Advanced Science, Technology & Management Research Institute of KYOTO Kyoto Lifetech Innovation Support Center (KLISC)

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction In order to promote life science related industries in Kyoto city, we provide support for R&D and commercialization through industry-academia-government collaboration, including support for startups from universities in the fields of next-generation medical care and healthcare.
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. _logo

Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction Insurance was prepared in case something happened, but nowadays, it is not limited to it, and we are expanding services before and after such as prevention of illness and smooth treatment. And We are promoting cooperation, such as pioneering support for the sales channel and providing tailor-made insurance, with startups in that area.
TOKYO MEDICAL and DENTAL UNIVERSITY_logo

TOKYO MEDICAL and DENTAL UNIVERSITY

Industry Universities and Research Institute
HP WebSite
Introduction As a comprehensive medical university which operates both medical and dental hospitals, TMDU coordinates any type of collaboration with various partners, which encompass established pharma companies, start-ups and other healthcare companies, to put scientific inventions and clinical needs to practical uses and to maximize their values in our society.
iPS Portal, Inc_logo

iPS Portal, Inc

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction We support your business development in Japanese market based on our academic and industrial network. We provide startup supports below.
- Contracted research and training service
- Assisting strategic collaboration with Japan partners
- Writing investment /collaboration thesis in Japanese
- Representative role in Japan
- Other comprehensive services for the advance into Japan market
National Cancer Center Japan_logo

National Cancer Center Japan

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction National Cancer Cancer Japan was established as a base for cancer diagnosis, treatment, care and research in Japan. As a front-line organization, it still implements cancer control from a basic and clinical perspective, and proposes its strategy to the government and the public. We are actively engaged in co-operation such as joint research, clinical trials and device development in the field of cancer.
Terumo Corporation_logo

Terumo Corporation

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction Our areas of interest include new medical materials, minimally-invasive therapy, and care management utilizing clinical data (prevention, prognosis) in the fields of catheter therapy, cardiovascular surgery, drug delivery, diabetes, peritoneal dialysis, blood transfusion, cell therapy, etc.
Atsumi & Sakai_logo

Atsumi & Sakai

Industry Professional Services (Lawyers, Patent Attorneys, etc.)
HP WebSite
Introduction We provide a wide range of legal services (e.g. regulatory compliance, verification of new business models, financial arrangements, etc.) to Healthcare Ventures including domestic and/or foreign pharmaceutical and/or medical device entities . Lawyers who have high expertise in healthcare areas, such as a member of a government commissioned project, a member of many advisory committees in the healthcare area appointed by MHLW,etc. and a pharmacist, will offer professional support to you.
Akita Prefecture, Japan_logo

Akita Prefecture, Japan

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction
Keio Innovation Initiative, Inc._logo

Keio Innovation Initiative, Inc.

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction Keio Innovation Initiative (KII) is a venture capital group dedicated to investing in startups that harness the research achievements made by Academia to develop innovative new businesses.
Chugoku Economic Federation_logo

Chugoku Economic Federation

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction In order to strengthen and sustain regional industrial competiveness, this committee engages in activities that; (Ⅰ) support the creation of new businesses and industries; (Ⅱ) develop and secure human resources for industry ; and (Ⅲ) promote collaboration between industry, academia and government.
 This committee also conducts research studies and formulates policy proposals / requests pertaining to issues related to the promotion of service industries (whose aim is to develop synergistically with the manufacturing industry), and to the development of countermeasures that deal with the impact of advancing economic globalization.
WOMB Busness Incubator_logo

WOMB Busness Incubator

Industry Industry Organizations
HP WebSite
Introduction We provide the first incubation platform in Japan that helps entrepreneurs
aiming to solve issues in the well-being area. We not only offer the skills
necessary for business creation, but also promote service implementation
for healthier society in cooperation with key opinion leaders in the
region and industry.
NS Solutions Corporation_logo

NS Solutions Corporation

Industry Other Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We are currently working on providing value in the digital health field. We would like to discuss a wide range of information exchange, joint proposals, etc. with interested companies and companies interested in cooperation with our company.
UBE CITY_logo

UBE CITY

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction We have established a Ube-shi startup and entrepreneurship creation consortium with higher education institutions such as universities and financial institutions, and are promoting the creation of an environment where startups and venture companies can easily start up as engines for entrepreneurship and founding.
Kyoto City_logo

Kyoto City

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction We support research and development, commercialization and university-led venture creation by industry-academia-government cooperation in the life science field. We will provide various support in cooperation with local support organizations and universities.
YONYAKU CO., LTD._logo

YONYAKU CO., LTD.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction
TOYOBO CO., LTD._logo

TOYOBO CO., LTD.

Industry Other Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We focus on Healthcare and Wellness as future expanding growth field. We have not only promoted the introduction of technologies from academia to commercialization in-house, but have also begun to promote open innovation activities focusing on collaboration with startup companies.
We try to innovate to resolve social issues by utilizing our base technologies with start-ups
Chugoku Regional Innovation Research Center_logo

Chugoku Regional Innovation Research Center

Industry Industry Organizations
HP WebSite
Introduction
Nippon Medical School Foundation_logo

Nippon Medical School Foundation

Industry Universities and Research Institute
HP WebSite
Introduction Our policy is to contribute to global health science in collaboration between Nippon Medical School and Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University through a multidisciplinary approach, including medicine, veterinary medicine, animal husbandry and environmental science.
Vivid Creations Pte Ltd_logo

Vivid Creations Pte Ltd

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction We have hosted the International Healthy & Care Collaboration (IHCC) exhibition and symposium for medical professionals who are interested in aging in Singapore, and also support the development of sales channels for
companies, organizations and government agencies who are interested in the Singapore market. We are currently working on a new project called Modern Aging Japan, which will be a platform where people involved in learning about technology-related measures against aging in Japan, China and Singapore gather.
Project Team for the Medical-Technology Collaboration,Commerce, Industry and Labor Bureau,Hiroshima Prefectural Government_logo

Project Team for the Medical-Technology Collaboration,Commerce, Industry and Labor Bureau,Hiroshima Prefectural Government

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction The Hiroshima prefectural government has been working to enhance medical and welfare industry, while providing subsidy for commercialization of healthcare devices and services.
KYOCERA Corporation_logo

KYOCERA Corporation

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in total medical solutions for extending healthy life expectancy, in addition to the development of medical products for functional recovery, such as artificial joints and dental implants in our existing businesses. In the future, we would like to actively cooperate with startups, by considering various support.
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Canter_logo

National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Canter

Industry Universities and Research Institute
HP WebSite
Introduction To realize next-generation medical care / healthcare, open innovation that utilizes resources spread around the world is becoming essential. In Japan, however, it is essential to establish a facility where knowledgeable people gather because the mobility of researchers is extremely low. Therefore, NCVC has established the Open Innovation Center (OIC) and a system where necessary knowledge is gathered and original resources are utilized.
Satsuki Advisory Co.,Ltd_logo

Satsuki Advisory Co.,Ltd

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction We engage in supporting construction of business admin system for startup companies from seed stage to early stage. We support the strengthening of the financial and organizational strength that are the foundation of the company, in accordance with the stage.
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd._logo

Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in the health care domain and hope for the information exchange with other companies.
Hankyu Hanshin Holdings,Inc._logo

Hankyu Hanshin Holdings,Inc.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction The Hankyu Hanshin Holdings Group conducts business in the seven core segments of Urban Transportation, Real Estate, Entertainment, Information and Communication Technology, Travel, International Transportation, and Hotels. By delivering “Safety and Comfort” and “Dreams and Excitement”, we create satisfaction among our customers and contribute to society.
RENAISSANCE INCORPORATED_logo

RENAISSANCE INCORPORATED

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in solving health issues through exercise.
Currently, we are engaged not only in the gym but also in nursing care prevention and corporate health promotion business. I would like to deepen cooperation with other industries and create new added value under the theme of "health."
GCA Healthcare Corporation_logo

GCA Healthcare Corporation

Industry Finance
HP WebSite
Introduction As we have good relationships with a wide range of healthcare companies and venture capital funds through our professional M&A business, we will introduce them to you and support your fundraising or business alliance.
Medii,inc._logo

Medii,inc.

Industry Communication and Systems
HP WebSite
Introduction Please feel free to contact us if we can help you with our knowledge of startups in the healthcare business and referral of expert doctors and key persons. Let's change the future of the medical care together!
http://michele.co.jp/index_en.html_logo

http://michele.co.jp/index_en.html

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction We are a consulting firm by business development professionals especially in healthcase industory. Also, we just started a telemedicine platform, so we also support introducing companies and authorities in the domain.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation_logo

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation

Industry Communication and Systems
HP WebSite
Introduction We would like to collaborate with some companies in the field of healthcare
such as "Sleep tech".
We have experience in supporting and collaborating with the company
specialized in sleep tech business for developing their services.
At our “Smart Innovation Lab”, we could offer you GUI servers, the
verification rooms, and so on.
Japan Medical Device Startup Incubation Program_logo

Japan Medical Device Startup Incubation Program

Industry Industry Organizations
Introduction JMPR supports the development of medical devices based on actual clinical needs and market needs originating from academia.
In addition, we look to revitalize the medical device industry in Japan by creating medical device related startups that focus on high-risk medical device development: supporting commercialization, and developing human capital.
Kanagawa Prefecture_logo

Kanagawa Prefecture

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction
Medical Principle.co.,LTD._logo

Medical Principle.co.,LTD.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction We, specialized in supporting Physicians and medical facilities, are the member of the Creek and River Groups which are agencies of 258,000 professionals in 19 fields. We, Group network can offer your necessary supports of your new service or product in medical and healthcare domains.
Eisai Co. Ltd.,_logo

Eisai Co. Ltd.,

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction
Eight Roads Ventures Japan_logo

Eight Roads Ventures Japan

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction As a part of global VC ecosystem which has invested nearly USD3B in 160 healthcare start-up companies, Eight Roads Ventures Japan provides various supports including funding/exit strategy, team building, R&D, BD, partnering, market entry.
AIR WATER INC._logo

AIR WATER INC.

Industry Other Manufacturer
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Introduction
Hulic Co., Ltd._logo

Hulic Co., Ltd.

Industry Other
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Introduction We are developing a next-generation elderly home: "Smart Senior Housing" that solves the problems of the nursing care industry, such as labor shortages and operational efficiency.
We would like to collaborate with startups in the healthcare field through PoC, business collaboration, and investment.
Informa Markets Japan Co.,Ltd._logo

Informa Markets Japan Co.,Ltd.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction Our company provides industry news and organizes B2B events for healthcare industry.
We support healthcare ventures and start-up companies with our events and media.
NICORIO Co.,Ltd._logo

NICORIO Co.,Ltd.

Industry Other
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Introduction
JSSA_logo

JSSA

Industry VC
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Introduction
Amateras_logo

Amateras

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction We provide "Amateras", an online platform for recruiting top-tier candidates for start-up companies.
Characteristics of registrants
・Candidates with strong mindset for working at start-up companies are registered
・Mainly candidates with age of around 30 are registered
・Candidates with all job categories, such as Business Development, Marketing, Engineers, Finance & Accounting, an Human Resources are registered
・ Receiving approximately 300 new registrations every month and have a track record of 500 companies recruiting managing staff through Amateras
We have unparalleled track record in Japan, particularly for providing recruitment solutions to early stage start-up companies.
We will solve your recruitment issues.
UCB Japan Co.,Ltd._logo

UCB Japan Co.,Ltd.

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
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RICOH COMPANY, LTD_logo

RICOH COMPANY, LTD

Industry Other Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction We are interested in the field of welfare and long-term care, and are considering cooperation with local governments, start-ups and other companies.
Let's utilize our business assets and solve social issues together.
DBJ Capital Co., Ltd._logo

DBJ Capital Co., Ltd.

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Royal Danish Embassy_logo

Royal Danish Embassy

Industry Public Institutions / Municipalities, etc.
HP WebSite
Introduction Invest in Denmark supports foreign companies setting up business in Denmark incl. matchmaking with the Danish companies (incl. VC) and institutes. Pay attention to digital health area.
LYST Corporation_logo

LYST Corporation

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
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Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
HP WebSite
Introduction
01Booster Inc. _logo

01Booster Inc.

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
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Introduction

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.

Industry Communication and Systems
HP WebSite
Introduction Nomura Research Institute, NRI, offers integrated services ranging from consulting to IT solutions. NRI creates a new society, business and the future in the rapidly changing environment as our corporate philosophy, “Dream up the future”.
NRI is interested in healthcare prevention area and seeks for collaboration with healthcare startups and other companies.
MetLife Insurance K.K._logo

MetLife Insurance K.K.

Industry Insurance
HP WebSite
Introduction MetLife Japan started operations as the first foreign life insurance company in Japan and aims to help people become more self-reliant and able to pursue more from life. MetLife Japan provides a broad, innovative range of products through diverse distribution channels to individual and institutional customers.
KONICA MINOLTA, INC._logo

KONICA MINOLTA, INC.

Industry Other
HP WebSite
Introduction Konica Minolta BIC-Japan has been practicing open innovation and has created new businesses with startups and academia Since its establishment.
Konica Minolta BIC-Japan will continue to provide support to start-ups and promote their growth in various ways, including investment in start-ups.
HAKUHODO Inc._logo

HAKUHODO Inc.

Industry Advertisement
HP WebSite
Introduction
IBM BlueHub_logo

IBM BlueHub

Industry Communication and Systems
HP WebSite
Introduction IBM BlueHub is an innitiative under IBM Japan.
Sorry to say that there is no English home page available.
Please have some contacts through e-mail.
AEON MALL Co., Ltd._logo

AEON MALL Co., Ltd.

Industry Other
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Introduction
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd._logo

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
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Introduction
Social Welfare Corporation Zenkoukai Santa Fe Research Institute_logo

Social Welfare Corporation Zenkoukai Santa Fe Research Institute

Industry Medical Institutions and Care Facility
HP WebSite
Introduction Social Welfare Corporation Zenkoukai has engaged in various advanced effort since its establishment. This effort has collected knowledge that are useful in the welfare industry. Santa Fe Research Institute summarized internal knowledge in order to effectively utilize them in the welfare industry. We provide three major services: management consulting services for nursing care business, development of products for equipment maker such as nursing care robots, and research services.
KAIGO Life Company Limited_logo

KAIGO Life Company Limited

Industry Consulting / Auditing Firm
Introduction Healthcare business matching between Japan and Thailand. Our effective wellbeing Thai platform with our multidimensional network enables the most updated innovative Japanese Healthcare idea to connect with ASEAN market
Mitsui & CO., LTD._logo

Mitsui & CO., LTD.

Industry Trading Company
HP WebSite
iCAT Corporation_logo

iCAT Corporation

Industry Medical Equipment Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction iCAT was established on 2003 as a university-originated venture, based on research findings at Faculty of Dentistry, Osaka Univ.
We are not only a manufacturer of medical equipment but a distributor, and our main target is dental market.
We are looking forward to making good partnership with researchers, start-ups, general companies who are interested in dental market.
Kao Corporation_logo

Kao Corporation

Industry Other Manufacturer
HP WebSite
Introduction
DEEPCORE Inc._logo

DEEPCORE Inc.

Industry VC
HP WebSite
Introduction DEEPCORE is an AI-focused incubator and VC that aims to nurture outstanding young entrepreneurs in the field of AI, especially deep learning.
We are looking forward to investing and supporting startups, also to collaborate with companies and research institutions.
Taiho Innovations, LLC_logo

Taiho Innovations, LLC

Industry VC
Introduction As a second CVC of Taiho Pharmaceuticals, Taiho Innovations is focusing on seed-stage start-up investments in Japanese healthcare field. Additionally, we are actively collaborating with academia researchers toward new venture creations in hands-on manner.