We will promote business development and product development by industry-university cooperation.

Business Outline

1.Business-academia collaboration

Our company provides resources and know-how in the operation of stat-up companies from academic seeds. Our services include;
・ Creating business plan
・ Facilitate collaboration
・ Project management service
・ Consultation for research grant application
As well as providing continuous support to organize the right people to build up stronger network between academic researchers and business, we invest in people required for industry-academia collaboration.

Academic Industry Research & Development
2.Prototype development

Building prototypes are required for start-ups to present the proof-of-concept of academic technologies. We support prototype development with domestic small to middle size manufacturers and venture companies, which have state-of-art technologies. In the case of medical devices, we support acquisition of clinical data for scientifically validated product development.

3.Consulting

We offer consultation service of business development and technology innovation of our clients. Through cooperative project, we share know-how in work with academic seeds, intellectual properties, and commercialization process for successful new business development of clients. We also play as a coordinator between academia and profitable companies that have similar but different goal of business.

Business incubation

Company Name Academic Industry Research Inc.
Date of Establishment January 8, 2014
Head office 53 Shogoin-Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan (c/o Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine Medical Innovation Center)
President Kensei SUMITA
Directors Yutaka TERANISHI, Yasumitsu TSUJINO, Motoi KONDO,
Line of business
  • Research, product development, coordination, and project management for business-academia collaboration activities
  • Consulting services to promote regional & industrial development, business management, finance, consulting in relation to business-academia collaboration
  • Human resource development, planning, publishing, and sales of printed materials related to business-academia collaboration

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Head office

53 Shogoin-Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan (c/o Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine Medical Innovation Center)