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東大IPC

Incubation

Supporting ambitious entrepreneurs is one of the most important mission.
We provide generous supports for all entrepreneurs who wish to collaborate
with the University of Tokyo including current students,
alumni, and faculty.

Consultation Service

We are open to provide regular consultation services
for future candidates of startups.

UTokyo IPC 1stRound (incubation support program)

This program is prepared for the newly started entrepreneurs
and/or those who are going to start their business.
It provides supports in funds, management know-how, and access to various resources of the University Tokyo and the UTokyo IPC's partner companies.
For the adopted candidates, we provide various hands-on supports
in business development and fund procurement activities.

Program overview

  • Qualification requirements

    A company / team with aim for rapid growth as a venture company. Candidates must satisfy at least one of following conditions:

    A company / team with aim for rapid growth as a venture company. Candidates must satisfy at least one of following conditions:

    1. An undergraduate, graduate student or alumni of the University of Tokyo must participate in your company as a core member (Acceptable if he/she is not CEO) of the founding group
    2. A faculty member of the University of Tokyo must participate in your company as a part-time executive officer
    3. Technology and/or idea originated from the researches or academic activities at the University of Tokyo is utilized
    4. You must have any contracts on intellectual property, joint research or advisory agreement with the University of Tokyo or its employees
    5. A company/team who satisfy the conditions no. 2, 3 or 4 within the end of the program

  • Contents

    We provide six-month supports for business implementation, such as support in demonstration experiment,
    structure construction, public relations, capital policy and fundraising.
    * We do not provide lectures such as training camp and
    presentation practice. We mainly provide individual meetings.

Program flow

Program flow

What you get

As a member of the IPC community,
broad range of resources
will be available.

  • Collaboration with Partner Companies
  • Funding up to 10 million yen
  • Various
    cloud services
    AWS credits for 12 million yen etc.
  • Monthly advice and progress management
  • Professional services (patent attorneys, accountants, etc.)
  • Lending UTokyo IPC Meeting Room
  • Participation in the IPC Community
  • Networking with
    University Faculty
  • Recommendation to the University of Tokyo Incubation Facility
  • Recommendation to Partner Acceleration

How to apply

Application is now open. Please click the button below to check more detailed information.

Details of the program

Until the deadline:

   

Corporate Partners

UTokyo IPC has partner agreements with the leading companies in various industries,
and has a clear understanding of the needs and assets of each company.
We believe our network with the businesses can create synergy effects for both our partner companies and our supporting startups by the way
that the developed technology at the startup is used for a trial purpose prior to commercialization by the leading companies in various industries.

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Hands On

We cooperate with many renowned entrepreneurs and angel investors. Startups will be able to ask for advice when necessary.

Startups participating in this program can receive hands-on support which is equivalent to the dedicated supports from the UTokyo IPC for other investee companies.

Professionals

We cooperate with many experts (industry consultants, lawyers, patent attorneys etc).
Startups can access to expert's advice as needed.

UTokyo IPC is seeking experts in various fields.
If you have an interest, please contact us from here.

UTokyo IPC is seeking experts in various fields.
If you have an interest, please contact us from here.

Professors

The supported startups can have access to the faculty members
of the University of Tokyo, who are willing to support the venture spirits.
It is a great opportunity to obtain high level
of technology, networking and knowledge.

IPC Community

All of our startups will have the rights to join the community
of the entrepreneurs who received the supports from UTokyo IPC in the past.
We believe active interactions with your colleagues in entrepreneurship
gives you the most appropriate tips for your successful business.

  Join our incubation program