According to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Academic Start-ups Survey in fiscal 2021 released in May 2022, the University of Tsukuba ranked 4th for the number of university spin-offs.
|Ranking||University||The number of spin-offs in FY2021|
|1||The University of Tokyo||329|
|4||University of Tsukuba||178|
|7||Tokyo University of Science||126|
|9||Tokyo Institute of Technology||108|
Source (in Japanese) : https://www.meti.go.jp/press/2022/05/20220517001/20220517001.html (May 17, 2022)