According to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Academic Start-ups Survey in fiscal 2018 released in May 2019, 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 FY2018|
|1||The University of Tokyo||271|
|3||University of Tsukuba||111|
|10||Tokyo Institute of Technology||66|
Source : https://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2019/0508_003.html (May 8, 2019)