Japan’s Innovation Ecosystem

We introduce information on Japan's ecosystem and examples of collaboration between Japanese and foreign companies.

The Revitalized Startup Ecosystem and Japan’s Changing Business Scene

Collaboration Cases of Japanese and foreign companies

Alliance and partnership case studies and success stories


The Japan Innovation Bridge (J-Bridge) is a business platform that aims to create opportunities for Japanese corporates and overseas companies (including startups) to meet and connect toward substantive alliance formation. J-Bridge will promote collaboration focusing on businesses in Southeast Asia and India, Israel, Australia, U.S., and Europe, engaging in the six priority fields, including digital and green industries.

With J-Bridge, JETRO will hold various online open innovation events to provide networking opportunities and further offering to attend them. Also, we will support to deliver your company’s business profiles and collaboration needs to prospective Japanese corporates towards tangible business alliance formation.

JETRO Global Connection

JETRO has launched a team which accelerates open innovation between Japanese corporates and foreign start-ups.

Please visit this page for more information on the Japanese Innovation ecosystem including open innovation activities of Japanese corporates who are eager to collaborate with foreign startups.

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