Unversity Ventures

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
2 Kyoto University 140
3 University of Tsukuba 98
4 Osaka University 93
5 Kyushu University 81
6 Waseda University 74
7 Nagoya University 69
8 Tohoku University 56
9 Tokyo Institute of Technology 53
10 Digital Hollywood University 52

Source :FY2017 Survey on University-oriented Venture Business by METI (Mar, 2018)