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Incubation Facilities

The numerous business incubation facilities in Aichi-Nagoya are designed to aid entrepreneurs seeking to start up new companies, and to support small and medium businesses wishing to enter new fields of endeavor, thereby stimulating the creation of new industries and enterprises.

[ Incubation facilities ]

JETRO Invest Japan Business Support Center Nagoya
Management Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Characteristics JETRO operates six Invest Japan Business Support Centers (IBSCs) across Japan to provide one-stop support and service to foreign firms seeking to set-up business in Japan. The centers, linked into relevant government ministries and agencies, provide free temporary office space, consultation with expert advisors and access to a wealth of business information.
Aichi Venture House
Management Chubu Office Management Association
Characteristics Serving enterprises or entrepreneurs conducting an IT-related business founded less than 5 years ago. Rental period: up to 3 years, in principle. Rental fee: no charge (expenses for light, fuel, and water to be covered by tenant).
Toyohashi Science Core
Management Science Create Co.,Ltd.
Characteristics Wide range of office sizes, from small, one-worker offices to standard size offices, enables clients to rent according to their business scale.
Nagoya Business Incubator (nabi/Kanayama)
Management Nagoya City Association for Industrial Technology
Characteristics In addition to subsidized rental of facilities in Nagoya City, incubation managers offer management and technical support, in conjunction with relevant supporting organizations and universities.
Nagoya Business Incubator Shirakane (nabi/Shirakane)
Management Nagoya City Association for Industrial Technology
Characteristics Our services are on offer to R&D-based small and medium enterprises (including IT businesses) aiming to develop new technologies or products, or to enter new fields. In addition to subsidized rental of facilities in Nagoya City, incubation managers offer management and technical support in conjunction with appropriate supporting organizations and universities.
Creation Core Nagoya
Management Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN (SMRJ), Chubu Branch
Characteristics This facility comprises 2 buildings. The Manufacture and Development Building has 3 rooms for manufacture and development that meet the factory specifications. The experiment, trial and development building has 16 rooms for experimentation, trial and development.
Nagoya Software Center
Management Nagoya Software Center Co.,Ltd.
Characteristics This training facility for nurturing information process engineers is operated by the third sector. Available are areas where information technology-related companies can access needed information and rental offices that are protected by security card systems.
Nagoya Science Exchange Plaza
Management Nagoya Urban Industries Promotion Corporation
Characteristics Serves enterprises interested in conducting research and development in advanced technology areas such as medicine & welfare, information & communications, and environmental industries; and those who are conducting or will conduct research and development at an incubator. Rental is possible for up to 5 years. Onsite incubation manager available for consultation regarding management and other matters.

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