J-BRIDGE: Cross-Border Business Platform

What is J-BRIDGE?

J-Bridge is a business platform launched in 2021 to facilitate collaboration between Japanese and overseas companies. Through this program, JETRO supports cross-border open innovation with the goal of accelerating digital and green transformation.

*Please note: the purpose of J-Bridge is to encourage collaboration, not expanding sales channels.

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Who are J-Bridge Members?

J-Bridge Members are comprised of Japanese companies who are interested in collaboration with overseas startups etc. Over 2,050 people from more than 1,380 companies are registered from various industries ranging from ICT to trading, chemicals, finance and manufacturing.

Focus Fields


  • ・Mobility   ・Health Tech   ・Life Sciences   ・Agri Tech   ・Retail Tech

    ・FinTech    ・Robotics   ・Information securiity

  • etc.


・Renewable Energy (offshore wind power, biomass, etc.)   ・Energy conservation   ・Storage batteries   ・Hydrogen   ・Smart infrastructure

・Greening and environmental conservation technologies


What you can expect?

  1. Publicity of your business activities and potential areas of collaboration to “J-Bridge Members,” JETRO’s membership program among Japanese corporates with special interests in business collaboration and alliance with overseas companies

  2. Networking opportunities with Japanese corporates through JETRO’s various online seminar/matching events

  3. One-on-one business meetings with J-Bridge Members and follow-up by JETRO

  4. Individualized support from JETRO in line with your business development stage (i.e. further consultation on business alliance formation and/or introduction of other Invest Japan programs)

*NEW* Japanese Partner Finder


As a J-Bridge member, you will receive access to the J-Bridge "Japanese Partner Finder," which contains information on Japanese companies interested in collaboration.

On the "Japanese Partner Finder" webpage, you will be able to find Japanese partners and request meeting arrangements with those companies. JETRO will arrange the meetings on your behalf.

This resource is only available for the foreign startups/companies who are registered to J-Bridge. IF you are interested, please contact the JETRO office nearest you.

Learn more about J-Bridge

For more information about J-Bridge, please visit the official J-Bridge website.

Or download / view the Introduction to J-Bridge PDF (3.4MB).