According to the National Institute of Science and Technology(NISTEP), Academic Start-ups Survey in fiscal 2009 released in September 2011, the University of Tsukuba ranked fifth for the accumulated total of university spin-offs. Five spin-offs were established that year.
|Ranking||University||Accumulated total of Spin-offs at the end of FY 2009|
|1||University of Tokyo||151|
|5||University of Tsukuba||80|
|8||Tokyo Institute of Technology||56|
Source : Survey conducted by NISTEP (Mar. 2010)