According to a fact-finding survey by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the number of university-launched venture companies reached 2018 in 2,278, an increase of 185 from the previous year.By university, the University of Tokyo leads the way with 271 companies, followed by Kyoto University with 164 companies.

 According to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the requirements for university-launched ventures are
・ Established with the aim of commercializing the research results achieved at the university
・ Collaborative research with a university within 5 years of establishment to commercialize the technology and know-how possessed by the founder
・ Received technology transfer from the university within 5 years of establishment
・ Has a deep relationship with the university, such as receiving investment from the university
-The companies that meet these requirements were extracted.


 The number of companies by university is 3 at the University of Tokyo, which is 271 more than the previous year. The second place is Kyoto University, which increased by 2 companies from the previous year to 10 companies, and the third place, University of Tsukuba, increased by 164 companies from the previous year to 3 companies.This is followed by 7 companies from Osaka University and 111 companies from Tohoku University.

 There are eight national universities in the top ten, but the top private university is Waseda University, which ranks seventh with 10 companies.Next, Keio University is ranked 8th with 7 companies.

reference:[Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry] Published a university-launched venture survey and a university-launched venture database

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