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東大IPC

Incubation Support

Entrepreneur support is UTokyo IPC’s biggest mission.
We provide support for not only the students, graduates and faculty at The University of Tokyo,
but all entrepreneurs who are aiming for
the creation of innovation, equity-free(*).
(*) We do not receive shares as consideration.

Consultation Service

We regularly hold entrepreneurship consultation meetings with university faculty and graduates
working towards becoming entrepreneurs, so please don’t hesitate to contact us.

UTokyo IPC 1stRound (incubation support program)

This is a core program that provides startup funds,
management know-how, connections with senior entrepreneurs,
and investor networks for entrepreneurs who have just started up their businesses or teams that have yet to start theirs, all equity-free.
We provide various management resources, including a range of activity funds, and make a commitment to our adopted companies, with equivalent hands-on assistance from our investees
that encompasses actual business promotion to fund procurement.

Program overview

  • Qualification requirements

    A company / team that aims for rapid growth as a venture company and satisfies any of the following conditions:

    A company / team that aims for rapid growth as a venture company and satisfies any of the following conditions:

    1. An undergraduate, graduate student or alumni of The University of Tokyo participates as a core member (not necessarily the CEO) of the founding group
    2. A faculty member of The University of Tokyo participates as a part-time executive officer
    3. Technologies or ideas resulting from The University of Tokyo research results or academic activities are used
    4. Have any contract with The University of Tokyo or its employees, such as intellectual property, joint research or advisory agreement
    5. Able to guarantee that 2, 3 or 4 will be realized by the end of the program

  • Contents

    We provide six months of support for business implementation , such as support with
    demonstration experiment, structure construction, public relations, capital policy and fundraising.
    * We do not provide lectures such as training camp and presentation practice.
    What we mainly provide will be individual meetings.

Program flow

Program flow

What you get

As a member of the IPC community,
a broad range of resources will be provided
to our adopted companies equity-free.

  • 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.

Program Details

Until the deadline:

Corporate Networks

UTokyo IPC has partner agreements with major companies in various industries,
and has a clear understanding of the needs and assets of each company.
From company-based proof-of-concept to trial use,
we support matching that benefits both companies.

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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 the same hands-on support from the UTokyo IPC team as other investee companies receive.

Professionals

We cooperate with many experts (industry consultants, lawyers, patent attorneys etc).
Startups will be able to ask for advice when necessary.

UTokyo IPC is seeking experts in various fields.
If you are interested, please contact us here.

UTokyo IPC is seeking experts in various fields.
If you are interested, please contact us here.

Professors

Startups will be able to have access to
faculty members of The University of Tokyo, who are very enthusiastic about startup support.
It’ll be a precious opportunity to obtain some of the world's highest standards
of technology, networking and knowledge.

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