It is essential to create new industries to develop and revitalize the Japanese economy. The area near the Tsukuba Express Line, along which Kashiwa-no-ha is located, has a concentration of diverse academic and research institutions and incubation facilities. We draw on the potential of this area to cultivate and support promising new industries from every possible perspective.
Kashiwa-no-ha Open Innovation Lab (KOIL)
This office space caters for especially creative businesses seeking to cultivate ideas from interactions between diverse people and state-of-the-art information and accelerate development. We leverage a network that includes startup support experts and entrepreneurs in Japan and abroad to foster new businesses and research areas.
TX Entrepreneur Partners (TEP)
Established in 2009 as a leader in supporting start-ups through collaboration between universities, research institutes, government organizations, private businesses and individual experts active along the Tsukuba Express railway line. TEP relocated to KOIL in April 2014 to offer more proactive support.
University of Tokyo Kashiwa-no-ha Campus Station Satellite
This center helps cultivate new businesses and research domains by bringing together the massive research assets of the University of Tokyo in numerous subject areas with business enterprises. Examples include the super-aging society, next-generation transportation, and energy creation. This center creates databases of social experiments and systematizes social collaboration technique, sharing the results domestically and abroad.
Kashiwa-no-ha is home to numerous research facilities specializing in environmental, energy, preventive medicine and health, and other fields. Business contests and support organizations endorse corporations and entrepreneurs engaging in future-oriented research.
The facility showcases advanced solutions for various issues in Japan.
An international business competition, bringing young Asian entrepreneurs together in Japan.
Helps small and medium-sized enterprises to enhance their technological and R&D capabilities and launch new businesses.
Helps create new businesses by leveraging the latest knowledge from Kashiwa-no-ha International Campus Town.
Supports entrepreneurs and venture businesses active along the Tsukuba Express Line
Conducts urban development courses for citizens
Encompasses sharing such transportation modes as electric motorbikes, smart cars, and electric cars
Children's art event focusing on work experience
Unmanned bicycle ports that help people to lower carbon dioxide emissions
Using power points installed around the town
Provides small, user friendly public spaces using units at UDCK
Place for learning and exchanging idea through various art projects
Automatically processes and displays urban development information for each community in real time