94 Top Japanese Product Design Companies and Startups of 2021

June 30, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Product Design companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Product Design industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Product Design Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Nulab

Nulab

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Nulab is a team of fun-spirited creators dedicated to creating software the improves team collaboration.

Andpad

Andpad

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Andpad provides a construction management application for users throughout Japan.

ArchiTek

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ArchiTek specializes in circuit design for embedded systems, handling high level architecture design.

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GLM

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GLM develops and manufactures automobiles, including electronic cars.

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Ball Wave

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Ballwave uses the ball SAW sensor that serves as a human eye and the nervous system, and invites it to the horizon of technology.

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QUADRAC

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QUADRAC is a develop, manufacture, and sell telecommunication devices as well as payment servers for public transportation systems.

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Tecnos Data Science Engineering

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Tecnos Data Science Engineering provides solutions utilizing big data and artificial intelligence (AI) and AI products.

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Adot

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Adot specializes in product development, service growth, branding, and PR.

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4D Sensor

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4D Sensor develops, manufactures, and sells high-speed, high-precision shape and deformation measurement equipment.

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EASEL, Inc.

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EASEL is an IoT one-stop company for customized LoRa wireless modules, focused on product development & ODM to system development.

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Wonder Future

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Wonder Future is a 3D resin touch panel development and development support, IH spot reflow equipment sales and support.

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Suvaco

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Suvaco is a Tokyo based home design marketplace startup.

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Interactive Solutions

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Interactive Solutions offers solutions and content for tablets, including enterprise iPad solutions, advanced encryption, and more.

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picki

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Picki is a company which develops fashion D2C platform.

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Piezo Studio

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Piezo Studio is Designing and preproduction, development and consulting of electoronic devices.

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Catalyna

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Catalyna is a Japan-based company that provides its users with system development and handing solutions.

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LINK-US

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Link Us is Contract sales of various devices applying ultrasonic combined vibration and powerful ultrasonic technology

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World Incubator International

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World Incubator International is a wide variety of products and services to a wide range of fields.

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Authentic Japan

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Authentic Japan manufactures a transmitter known as Koko Heli to realize the early detection of the missing person.

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Adoir

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Development management of information sharing service “Vook note” for video production.

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JTEC CORPORATION Japan

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J-Tech Corporationis a production and sales of automatic cell culture equipment company

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mizuiro

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Mizuiro is a Product service and online shop management service.

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connectome.design

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connectome.design uses the power of technology to realize the well-being of more people.

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GREEN RIVER HOLDINGS Japan

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Green River Holdings is a company that growing with the aim of creating a mechanism for moving people.

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Bitcellar

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At BitCellar, their mission is to provide a closer relationship for all users with images .

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Wood Plastic Technology

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Wood Plastic Technology is a Manufacture and sale of wood plastic pallets company.

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NIPPON SOUKEN

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NIPPON SOUKEN is a Risk management support for analyzing all risks.

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United Corporation Japan

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United Corporation is a Design, construction and management of industrial waste in civil engineering and pavement works company.

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MODALAVA

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Modalava is founded as a platform for fashion lovers to shine through fashion.

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SAKELOGY

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SAKELOGY is a platform enables restaurants and retailers to easily create cloud-based sake menus.

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NINE SUPPLY

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NINE SUPPLY is a design product company based on the fusion of real products and digital and advanced manufacturing for urban consumers.

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drops Japan

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Drops Inc. is a design office that plans and produces advertisements.

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Sakamoto Giken

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Sakamoto Giken provides manufacture of fluid equipment parts and precision parts based on our track record in metal processing.

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Eone Japan

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Eone is created to solve problem to tell time, people who are blind have had to choose between intrusive talking or fragile tactile watches.

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VISTA Japan

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VISTA is a Contract development and testing related to vacuum company.

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Advantest

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Advantest manufactures and sells semiconductor and component test system products and mechatronics-related products.

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Nitto Denko

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Nitto Denko, Japan’s leading diversified materials manufacturer offers to the global market about 13,500 species of value-added products.

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Xperia

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Xperia Android smartphones from Sony.

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ZOZO Technologies

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Mission of ZOZO Technologies, Inc. is to operation services and to develop technology that will help improve the entire ZOZO Group.

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JFE Holdings

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JFE Holdings engages in steel manufacturing, engineering, and trading businesses in Japan and internationally through its subsidiaries.

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HI

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HI is a research and development company that focuses on middleware development for embedded devices.

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Start Today CO. Ltd

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Largest Fashion Maal.

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Alim

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Alim specializes in the planning, development, and production of applications for iOS and Android.

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Coaido

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Coaido Corporation: make a future for granted in cardiac arrest who lives survive the power of IT and design

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Aichi Steel

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Aichi Steel manufactures and sells steel, forged products, and electro-magnetic products.

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Workman

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Workman is a company mainly engaged in the operation of franchise stores and directly-operated stores.

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Seiren

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Seiren is a textile manufacturing company that develops and markets highly differentiated product lines that conform to customer needs.

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C.R.E.A.M

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C.R.E.A.M was established with e-commerce as the main distribution channel.

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Takasago Internationalrporation

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Takasago International Corporation is a chemical company located in Kamata.

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Skydea K.K.

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Tokyo creative agency providing UI/UX design and development

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Shifter

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Shifter – The static site generator for WordPress

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Elpida Memory

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Elpida Memory is a leading manufacturer of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) integrated circuits.

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AQ

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AQ is a company that designs digital products such as news, and events for business.

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Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc.

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Hitachi-LG Data Storage was established in 2000 by Hitachi, Ltd. and LG Electronics Inc.

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liica

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Cements Production & Development Company.

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New Japan Radio

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New Japan Radio (New JRC) is a global analog semiconductor IC design and manufacturing company.

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FDK

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FDK engages in the manufacture and sale of electronic-related materials and products, as well as batteries.

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NetSTAR

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NetSTAR is a web categorization and filtering technology used by mobile operators, service providers, and hardware vendors.

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Avatta

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Avatta specializes in photogrammetry, facial scanning, three-dimensional design, and other imaging solutions.

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Creative House Pocket

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Creative house pocket is a Game illustration production company

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KAZAANA Co., Ltd.

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KAZAANA Co., Ltd. offers japanese town planning,e commerce & media management & consulting,web & product development business.

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Liquid Design Systems

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Liquid Design Systems is a hardware and software development company that uses vital sensors.

Andpad

BlockBase

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BlockBase provides consultation on blockchain-related technology.

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Computer Engineering & Consulting

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Computer Engineering & Consulting provides ICT services to optimize how customers develop products.

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NIT

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NIT specilaizes in equpiment design, PC software, sequencer software services.

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Sony LSI Design

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Sony LSI Design Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of semiconductor and LSI technology.

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WAAK

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WAAK is an office furniture designer and developer company.

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HIOKI

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HIOKI provides consistent delivery of test and measuring instruments through advanced design, manufacturing, and sales and services.

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LYFT Japan

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LYFT is a fitness apparel brand produced by Edward Kato

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The Post

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Experience The Luxury Spirit Through Exceptional Creatives.

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BRAIN PORTAL

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BRAIN PORTAL is a one-stop-shop for all kinds of custom-designed products.

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Bento Graphics Inc.

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Bento Graphics is a Tokyo-based design studio that turns your ideas into compelling experiences which drive results.

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Morita Group

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Morita provides fire trucks and extinguishers, disaster prevention facilities, and environment conservation vehicles and equipment.

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ideal star

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Idealstar is a Organic Piezoelectric Device Business, Organic Solar Cell Business, Organic Electronics Device Business company.

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IIJ Engineering

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Iij engineering is a Provider of comprehensive IT outsourcing solution services such as network operation management

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xbs

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xbs provides application development, UI / UX design, brand site production, web media launch, and interactive production.

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aiCube

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aiCube specializes in the planning and development of new products and services.

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Riken Japan

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Riken Japan is a automotive machine parts business company located in Chiyoda-ku.

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AKT Lab

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AKT Lab manufactures and sells crystal production systems based on proprietary technologies.

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CINQSMILE

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CINQSMILE is a Human resource development

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Japan MMI Technology

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Japan MMI Technology Co., Ltd. offers Product development security devices using a piezoelectric force ceramic resonator.

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Progress Technologies

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Progress Technologies will pursue technology together with engineers who love to be excited and create products and services.

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SKELETONICS

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SKELETONICS is a Robotics startup

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ABIST

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ABIST works in the industrial design sector and manufactures machinery and machine parts.

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tensorX

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tensorX is the design consulting firm will lead Japan innovation through digital transformation

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Metallogenics

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Metallogenics is a research and development-type company.

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Grape Systems

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Grape Systems is a solution provider for embedded devices and embedded system development.

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SAKIGAKE-Semiconductor

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SAKIGAKE is a company that development and manufacture and sale of the semiconductor manufacturing apparatus according to contract research

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Makino J

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Makino J is an engineering company for automation production system.

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Samsung R&D Institute Japan

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Samsung R&D Institute Japan is a Development of electronic parts and semiconductor design and materials

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NESCO Japan

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NESCO is a Contract development and Solution development company.

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B-STORM

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B-STORM aims to quickly create and commercialize products that meet the new needs of its customers.

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Move Tech

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Move Tech specializes in the development, design, manufacture, sales of embedded software and hardware.

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InterRobot

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InterRobot is a robotics company.

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