- UTokyo Innovation Platform Co., Ltd. is established.
- The plan for the Program for Supporting the Utilization of Specified Research Results based on the Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness is approved by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
- The Innovation Platform Fund 1 Investment Limited Partnership (IPC Fund 1) is established.
- The UTokyo IPC Incubation Program (1st Round) is launched.
- The UTokyo IPC office is relocated to the University of Tokyo Entrepreneur Lab.
- The Accelerating Open Innovation Fund 1 Investment Limited Partnership (AOI Fund 1) is established.
- The Accelerating Open Innovation Fund 1 Investment Limited Partnership (AOI Fund 1) reaches final closing with 25.6 billion yen in total assets.