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The Ecosystem of Kyoto Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
3rd
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1
in Japan
Regional Ranking
16th
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5
in East Asia
Global Ranking
182nd
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58
worldwide

top industries
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Energy & Environment
#64 worldwide
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Health
#77 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#87 worldwide

notable startups
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startup iconNissen Holdings Co Ltd
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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Kyoto is ranked at number 182 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -58 spots since 2021. Kyoto also ranks at number 3 in Japan, and 16 in East Asia.

Kyoto is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Health and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in Kyoto, there is a sample of 57 Energy & Environment startups in Kyoto, 44 Health startups in Kyoto, and 26 Hardware & IoT startups in Kyoto, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 195 startups in Kyoto, 9 accelerators in Kyoto, 10 coworking spaces in Kyoto, 2 organizations in Kyoto and no leaders in Kyoto.

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Questetra empowers organizations by offering BPMN-driven workflow development, available as a SaaS-based edition. Read more
Baseconnect Creates a world where you can directly access the information you need. Read more
Kyoto Robotics has a leading share in 3d vision market in Japan, with No. 1 amount of successful implementation cases at customer site in the era of labor shortage and rising costs. Read more
On the Slope deliver vegetables without the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Read more
ExaWizards solves social issues using AI and creates a happy society. We work on hundreds of projects with clients in various industries such as finance, manufacturing , retail, restaurant business, education, medical care, and IT communication. Read more
HACARUS is a healthcare and wellness service for enterprises powered by healthy eating. It all starts with healthy eating. Visualize nutritional balance in your meal. mprove your eating habit with professional support. Easy food logging. Read more
Kyoto Fusioneering is developing fusion technology to drive a new energy industry and solve global environmental problems. Read more
Atmoph Window is a digital window that connects you to the world. By simply putting it on your desk or hanging it on the wall, Atmoph Window will open up a whole new world before you. With hundreds of videos of beautiful scenery from around the world, complete with audio, you’ll feel as if you’re actually there. Read more
1 → 10 is an IT company that uses AI technology that directs commercial facilities and events to utilize projection mapping and XR Read more
Shokunin-san.com is developing regional information services mainly for the construction industry. Read more
DX HUB is the provider of prepaid sim cards for foreign visitors to Japan. Read more
Our company is an AI startup from Kyoto Univ that aims to realize creative AI by using the advanced AI technology "GAN". We conduct research and development and social implementation of creative AI, which is unprecedented "AI to create something". Utilizing our GAN algorithm. Read more
Nissen is an online shopping platform focusing specifically on clothing and fashion items. Read more
Clean Bubble Research Institute produces new coronavirus sterilization equipment Read more
platform for networking between social sectors Read more
Biome is an image analysis technology startup that has developed a living creatures collection mobile app. Read more
Stroly creates an application for creating customized geographical maps and connecting them to actual geospatial information. Read more
CELLINK is proud to be a part of BICO, the world's leading bioconvergence company, which leverages the synergies of its premier companies in engineering, robotics, artificial intelligence, advanced genomics and bioprinting to create the future of health. Read more
As online sellers based in Kyoto selling to over 100 countries around the world, we were spending hours everyday just to manage the shipping process.To address this challenge, we created Ship&co to automate our shipping process, designing it to be user-friendly for ourselves. Read more
We are conducting business using the ultimate porous material "Porous Coordination Polymer(PCP) /Metal Organic Framework( MOF)" discovered by Kyoto University. Plus, we are developing the next-generation high-pressure gas cylinder CubiTanⓇ and biocompatible bioPCPTM. Read more
Regional Fish uses genome editing technology and an aquaculture environment that makes full use of IoT, adding value to the Japanese aquaculture industry and transforming it into a sustainable growth industry. Read more
We develop and manufacture sleeve soldering robots and winding machines. We are happy to make proposals for your production site issues. We also manufacture sleeves (irons) depending on the shape of soldering. Read more
GlyTech gives support for drug discovery using human-type sugar chains and drug development based on sugar chain production. Read more
iHeart develops technologies to treat heart disorders and make the industry independent of organ transplants. Read more
DFC is A manufacturer of physics and chemistry equipment in the field of flow chemistry. It develops and sells manufacturing equipment related to flow reactors, HPLC equipment, etc. Read more
SEIKI DESIGN STUDIO is based in Kyoto, Japan. We work with a wide range of clients in Japan and abroad to provide consistent support from strategy development to design outputs, contributing to the resolution of essential issues and the creation of sustainable value in the future. Read more
Dari K Co. produces chocolate while being involved in all stages of production from bean gathering to manufacturing and rewards the producers, consumers and companies alike. Read more
SenseTime Japan provides Planning, development, and operation of services that apply deep learning technology Read more
Anamorphosis Networks specializes in the development, provision, and sales of software utilizing advanced technology for industrial efficiency improvement using AI technology. Read more
We aim to realize a society with optimized environmental impact by realizing technological innovation in electrification, automation, and IoT by implementing completely new materials called gallium oxide as a power device. Read more
For the purpose of mental health care, we are developing a system to clarify mental problems by chatting with AI and lead to solutions to the problems.We provide this chat system with AI, iOS app "emol" for general consumers and web service "emol work" for business. Read more
Thundrblade is an electric-motorized inline skate. The best commute you can ever have while also saving the planet by lowering your carbon emissions. With lightweight and high performance motors you can experience the thrill of having motors on your feet while you carve through the urban environment. Read more
Koeerü is a Kyoto-based startup that develops Customer Data Platforms focused on the Voices of Consumers Read more
ZenVita is a platform which connects homeowners with designers that are experts in the Japanese aesthetics. Simply browse designs, connect with the architect, and begin the transformation of your space. Read more
Innovative Plant Factory Solution Contributing to World Society through the innovative Plant Factory. Lettuce Orac Value:10 times more than major competitors Antioxidant ingredients such as Vitamin C , Vitamin E , Cysteine, Polyphenol etc Vegetables     Read more
RUTILEA is a pioneering startup that is set to solve labour shortages in the globally common field of manufacturing and become a platform to solve the world's manufacturing industry and the world's labour shortage. Read more
iPS PORTAL focuses on contract testing of iPS cells and worked to promote the widespread use of iPS cell technology. Read more
Keigan is a robotics focused startup that aims to contribute to society by providing many people with a mechanism that makes it surprisingly easy and instant to create useful robots for humans. Read more
We are a start-up company that aims to utilize the results of over 20 years of academic research in neuroscience and artificial intelligence, supported by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) and other organizations, for the diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses and mental anxiety. Read more
Socinno aims to realize the coming ICT society by utilizing the latest ICT technologies such as AI, IoT, HTML5, etc. to create various websites and develop systems. Read more
First person is developing a drone business to give shape to our desire at the time of our start-up to contribute to society, local communities, and support in times of disaster. Read more
We utilize regenerative medicine technology to provide blood cell-like cells for research, which were previously difficult to obtain, to researchers at universities and research institutions. Core technologies are differentiation technology, stable supply, and gene modification. Read more
Aiming to promote additive manufacturing technology, we provide comprehensive services such as equipment sales, equipment rental, 3D model output, and 3D modeling Read more
Utilizing an amphoteric electrode named Biode, we have developed a technology to charge and discharge the battery by alternating current. Read more
CharacterBank offers game development and production services using VR technology. Read more
connestFree manufactures secure next-generation IoT (Internet of Things) communication lines, communication semiconductors, and flexible, versatile, encrypted and authenticated relay systems (EVERВ® system), etc. Read more
Corescope helps researchers free up their time to focus on the work that really matters. They work on doing manual work such as cell culture, reagent preparation, gene extraction, protein extraction, immunostaining. Read more
wish-alize Developed POS based on self-checkout system to solve medical fee billing leakages in hospitals Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Japan Ranked by StartupBlink

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0.81
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3.37
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149
0.238
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0.18
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0.229
0.04
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0.18
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