According to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Academic Start-ups Survey in fiscal 2017 released in March 2018, the University of Tsukuba ranked third for the number of university spin-offs. Ten spin-offs were established that year.
|Ranking||University||The number of spin-offs at the end of FY2017|
|1||University of Tokyo||245|
|3||University of Tsukuba||98|
|9||Tokyo Institute of Technology||53|
|10||Digital Hollywood University||52|
Source :FY2017 Survey on University-oriented Venture Business by METI (Mar, 2018)