Unversity Ventures

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
2 Waseda University 111
3 Kyoto University 81
3 Osaka University 81
5 University of Tsukuba 80
6 Tohoku University 68
7 Kyushu University 60
8 Tokyo Institute of Technology 56
9 Keio University 52
10 Hokkaido University 47

Source : Survey conducted by NISTEP (Mar. 2010)