Unversity Ventures

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
2 Kyoto University 164
3 University of Tsukuba 111
4 Osaka University 106
5 Tohoku University 104
6 Kyushi University 90
7 Waseda University 82
8 Keio University 81
9 Nagoya University 76
10 Tokyo Institute of Technology 66

Source : https://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2019/0508_003.html (May 8, 2019)