National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

AIST is one of the largest public research institutes in Japan and functions as an “Open Innovation Hub”.

AIST Start-ups

AIST start-ups are venture companies aiming to commercialize the AIST research results.

* Companies transitioned from Certified AIST ventures to "AIST start-ups"

No. Trade name Authorization Research Unit Business contents
(31-May-05 support closed
Mar-07 closed down)
01-Aug-02 Institute for Enviromental Management Technology Development and sales of Visible-Light responsive photocatalyst and the related products
Best Systems Inc.
( 08-Sep-06 support closed)
Grid Technology Research Cetnter BestSystems is a "Total Solution Provider" focused on Technical computing market, providing Hardware(PC Cluster system,Supercomputer system), software and professional Services.
3 Evolvable Systems Research Institute, Inc.
(30-Sep-07 support closed
July-10 closed down)
01-Aug-02 Advanced Semiconductor Research Center
Photonics Research Institute
Development and Sales of Software based on Artificial Intelligence and Optimization Technique
4 InfoGenes Co.,Ltd.
(31-Mar-07 support closed)
01-Aug-02 Research Center for Medical Glycoscience manufacture and provide DNA microarrays of environmental hormones and entrusted service of DNA microarray analysis.
5 Advangen, Inc.
(31-Mar-07 support closed)
(May-13 Mergers and Acquisitions)
01-Aug-02 Age Dimension Reseach Center Application of FGF-contoring technology in dermatology field
Internztional Patent Organism Depositary
6 Grid Research Inc.
(30-Jun-07 support closed)
(Jun-11 closed down)
01-Aug-02 Grid Technology Research Cetnter Grid Research Inc. is a pioneer company just for GRID technologies. GRI provides GRID environment and support all GRID deployment flows from design , programming, installation to support.
7 Sensor Information Laboratory Corp
(31-Mar-07 support closed)
01-Aug-02 Institute of Geoscience (1) Consulting for utilization and analysis of earth observation data
(2) Management support for earth observation system
(3) Sales of acquired and processed earth data products
(4) Analysis and processing of earth observation data
(5) Software development and analysis services for earh observation data
(6) Training for earth observation data use
Energy Electronics Institute
8 Gene Techno Science Co.,Ltd.
(31-Mar-07 support closed)
01-Aug-02 AIST Fellow Gene Profiling and Novel Drug Discovery in Animal Disease Model
9 Medical Image Lab, Inc.
(31-Jul-07 support closed)
(Oct-15 closed down)
01-Aug-02 Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering Research and development in the system which makes diagnostic imaging highly precise,such as development of the 3-dimensional substance model for medical treatments.
Research Institute of Biological Resources
General Robotix, Inc.(7-Nov-07 support closed)( in 09-Apr-13 closed down) 08-Nov-02
Intelligent Systems Institute Comercialization of the OpenHRP Robotics Framework and Controller.
Development and distribution of robotic hardware and software.
(30-Sep-06 support closed)
12-Nov-02 Information Technology Institute We will develop products in a wide range of fields based on the research anddevelopment of the polymer actuator technology.
12 NSP.Co., Ltd.
(Nonami Science Co., Ltd.)
(15-Dec-07 support closed)
16-Dec-02 Ceramics Ressearch Institute Industrialization of multi-functional ceramic catalyst in the area of sterilization, bleaching
and cleaning technology of environment
13 Tokai Global Greening Co., Ltd.
(15-Dec-05 support closed)
12-Mar-03 Ceramics Ressearch Institute Research & development, manufacture and sales of chemical compounds that multiply plant cells and activate plants
·Research and development of carbon dioxide discharge treatment
Kankyo Semiconductors Company, Ltd.
(31-Mar-08 support closed)
(Nov-09 closed down)
Photonics Research Institute Development, Production and Sales of Semiconductor Optical Sensor. Developments of Various Devices using Semiconductor Materials
15 iGENE Therapeutics Inc.
(31-Mar-08 support closed)
(Mar-12 Mergers and Acquisitions)
12-Mar-03 Gene Function Research Laboratory Research & Development of :
siRNA expression plasmid vector
siRNA oligomers
siRNA library
siRNA drug etc.
16 Bioimmulance Co. Ltd.
(09-Apr-08 support closed
(Dec-15 closed down)
12-Mar-03 Research Center for Glycoscience Research and development of the immunological tests and the therapeutics (cell-medicine) for the cancer, allergy and others focusing on imbalance of the Th1 and Th2 immune system.
17 Photocatalytic Materials Incorporated
(03-Sep-08 support closed)
04-Sep-03 Ceramics Ressearch Institute Manufacturing / Sales and R&D for Photocatalyst source liquid materials, Photocatalyst Coated materials for Environmental purification
(03-Sep-08 support closed)
04-Sep-03 Human Stress Signal Research Center Application/development of thioredoxin and redox control research.Promotion/support of industry/academia/government collaboration
Assay Corporation
(31-Mar-07 support closed
Apr-07 closed down
Research Center of Advanced Bionics Assay Corporation develops highly sensitive gene-detection devices, reagents and systems.
20 Smartec Inc.
(03-Sep-08 support closed)
04-Sep-03 Digital Manufacturing Research Center Research, Planning, Design, Development and Sales of Software Solution designed based upon Java/XML componentware technology for Manufacturing (Monozukuri) Industry
(03-Sep-08 support closed)
04-Sep-03 Digital Manufacturing Research Center Application of Electro-abrasive Polishing technique for metallic material , e.g. stainless steel, titanium etc.Precise polishing for non-metallic material , e.g. quartz, glass, ceramics used for optical or semi conductor technology.
22 NMRDBTech
(31-Mar-08 support closed)
02-Oct-03 Institute of Materials and Chemical Research Distribution and construction of NMR spectral database for organic compounds.
23 SurgTrainer, Ltd.
(01-Oct-08 support closed)
02-Oct-03 Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering Development, manufacturing, and sales of:
(1) precise models for surgical training and their components, and
(2) surgical rehearsal/navigation/education systems with such models.
24 Materials Design Technology Co., Ltd.
(01-Oct-08 support closed)
02-Oct-03 Materials Research Institute for Sustainable Development Development and sales of thermodynamicdatabase for materials.
Development and sales of software for materials.
Consultant about materials
25 Cyber Assist One INC.
(26-Nov-08 support closed)
27-Nov-03 Cyber Assist Research Center Preparing both hard and software using compact batteryless information terminal(TOBIOT 飛音), of which sample has been in exhibition at the Global House Current-Sound System in Komaki during Nagoya EXPO.
26 Alnair Laboratories Corporation
(17-Feb-09 support closed)
18-Feb-04 Nanotechnology Research Institute
Photonics Research Institute
·Mode-locked Fiber Laser Incorporated Carbon nanotube
·ASE noise suppression
·Nonlinear optical devices
Thermostable Enzyme Laboratory Co., Ltd
(17-Feb-08 support closed)
The Special Devision for Human Life Technology Thermostable Enzymes.Custom Services (Screening/Protein engineering).Technical Consulting
28 Macrotec Co.,Ltd.
(7-Apr-09 support closed)
(May-10 closed down)
08-Apr-04 Research Institute of Genome-based Biofactory Development of biomaterials and medical device.
29 ROM Co.,Ltd
(7-Apr-09 support closed)
08-Apr-04 Research Institute of Genome-based Biofactory Develop microbial formulation /product for agriculture and remediation of enviromental pollution
30 Ingenex Biotechnologies Co.,Ltd.
(7-Apr-09 support closed)
Research Institute of Genome-based Biofactory -
31 Four-T kaken Co. Ltd.
(7-Apr-09 support closed)
08-Apr-04 Materials Research Institute for Sustainable Development Manufacturing and sales of photocatalytic materials and products, and commodity for saving energy and environmental clean-up. Development, commercialization and sales of new materials and products of next generation.
32 Green Products Laboratory Ltd.
(7-Apr-09 support closed)
Institute for Biological Resources and Functions R & D and consulting of cosmetics (whitening, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiaging etc.), foods, medicines and polymers.
33 Environment Technology Ventures, Inc.
(Jun-08 support closed)(Apr-10 Mergers and Acquisitions)
28-Apr-04 Research Institute for Environmental Management Technology Development, manufacture and sales of high-efficient VOC recovery systems.
34 Ymatic Co.,Ltd 15-Jun-09 support closed Intelligent Systems Institute Radio sensor network node development
35 MovingEye Inc.
(Aug-07 Mergers and Acquisitions
23-Aug-07 support closed )
16-Jun-04 Intelligent Systems Institute Our products include "Moving Eye" a wide angle security camera system using a fish-eye lens , and "Kouzou" which is a system for commercial vehicles which allows an operator to keep track of it's position in space and time. Also in our product line is a hard real-time Linux based kernel "ARTLinux" which is currently being used in robots. By adding real-time communication software using "ARTLinux" as a base we plan to extend our product line to the network within moving vehicles. Together with "ACnet" a real-time ethernet we plan to provide systems for vehicles, control and security.
36 On Fiber System Co., Ltd.
(Mar-07 closed down
31-Mar-07 support closed )
11-Aug-04 Photonics Research Institute R&D, Manufacturing and Sales of General and Industrial Lamps. Manufacturing and Sales of Flat Display with light-emitting device. Manufacturing and Sales of Semiconductor Device.
Digital Human Technology Inc.
(23-Aug-09 support closed)
24-Aug-04 Digital Human Research Center Development, distribution, and consultation of measuring instruments.
Development and distribution of computer software
Development and distribution of database
38 REXEON Technology
(15-Sep-09 support closed)
16-Sep-04 Information Technology Research Institute The mission of REXEON Technology is to develop PCB products and applications by utilization of reconfigurable semiconductor devices. REX2 and REXNET series PCB products provide excellent performance for various research area and development projects. The target applications of our products and services are image processing, network packet processing, semiconductor prototyping, hi-performance computing and so on.
39 EVEC, Inc.
(30-Sep-09 support closed)
29-Oct-04 Research Institute of Genome-based Biofactory EVEC, Inc. makes FULLY HUMAN MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES. EVEC has technologies for making fully human monoclonal antibodies from human peripheral B-lymphocytes by Epstein-Barr virus transformation methods.
IQUANTUM Corporation
(Feb-09 Mergers and Acquisitions
24-Feb-09 support closed)
Nanoelectronics Research Institute Manufacturing of advanced electronic measurement systems: (1)Sub-two-kelvin Magnetic Measurement System, (2)AC/DC Transfer Standard System, (3)Liquid-He-free Programmable Josephson Voltage Standard System
Applied Vision Systems Corporation
(17-Nov-09 support closed)
Intelligent Systems Institute Supply the software and the hardware for the 3-dimensional stereo camera measurement and object recognition systems.
CytoPathfinder, Inc.
(19-Dec-09 support closed)
Research Institute for Cell Engineering CytoPathfinder, Inc. is a bio-venture company based on the unique transfection microarray system developed by AIST. This system is a novel Intra-celler signal pathway analysis system combining RNA interference and information technology, and also it is applicable to full-range of pharmaceutical business from drug discovery to development to marketing, through identification & validation of discovery targets, selection of development candidates, product differentiation, and discovery of alternative indications.
43 Fermlab
(23-Dec-09 support closed)
17-Dec-04 Institute for Biological Resources and Functions R&D and consultation for bioprocess design and novel applications of industrially important microorganisms based on genomics
NanoSystem Solutions,Inc.
(Mar-07 Mergers and Acquisitions
1-Mar-07 support closed)
Nanotechnology Research Institute Sales of Maskless exposure systems,biochips,as well as other related products,and commercialization of those products.
J-Bio 21 Corporation
(20-Jan-10 support closed)(July-11 Mergers and Acquisitions)
Institute for Biological Resources and Functions ·The development of the technology for SNP analysis and DNA quantification.
·The sales of the reagent for genetic analysis.
·Consalting for genetic analysis.
46 Vessels Inc.
(25-Jan-10 support closed)
27-Jan-05 Research Institute for Cell Engineering R & D of Bimaterials and Biotechnology for Biomedical Fields focused on Bioreactor, Artificial Vessels and Biomaterial Surface modification .
47 Synergymedia, Inc.
(8-Mar-10 support closed)
09-Mar-05 Information Technology Research Institute Development and operation of IC Card solutions such as advertisement and sales promotion. Data center service for IC card and mobile device services.
48 Xtal Design Limited
(23-Mar-10 support closed)
(Oct-10 closed down)
24-Mar-05 Nanoelectronics Research Institute

Energy Technology Research Institute

Sale and Production of materials related to crystal growth.
49 Visual Tracking Limited
(23-Mar-10 support closed)
(31-Dec-11 closed Down)
24-Mar-05 Information Technology Research Institute Consignment study, development of equipments, and consultancy on image information are carried out.
50 Pulse-ImmunoTech Corporation
(Mar-10 closed down
30-Mar-10 support closed)
31-Mar-05 Research Center of Advanced Bionics Merchandising on the basis of the technology of Pulse Immunoassay: the speed with which testing can be undertaken and the sensitivity that can be achieved. Sensitivities down to low picogram/millilitre levels suggest the potential to compete with radioisotope market sector. Sample volumes typically 1/1000 of that used conventionally are possible (0.15ul). The cost of the test is also very low and multi-sample/parallel sample processing is possible.
Mainly a clinical inspection reagent (tumor marker, Virus marker, POCT, etc.)
Besides: the support, requisition development of the order maid development of the inspection other than genetic screening and medicine region
51 Piezo Food Techno. EA Co., LTD
(20-Apr-10 support closed)
21-Apr-05 Institute for Biological Resources and Functions -
52 SIJTechnology, Inc.
(24-May-10 support closed)
25-May-05 Nanotechnology Research Institute SIJTechnology, Inc. is a high-tech start up company based on super-fine ink jet (SIJ : Super Ink Jet) developed by AIST. The system can make a few micron width wires and micro bumps. We provide on-demand fabrication service based on customer's requirements.
53 Bio Line Co.,Ltd.
(01-Apr-07 Mergers and Acquisitions, support closed)
30-Jun-05 On-site Sensing and Diagnosis Research Laboratory Research and development of Nano particle for life science,Development and application of gene delivery technology,Dissemination service of new useful materials
54 Binos Corporation
(Japan Biomass Corporation)
(29-Jun-10 support closed
Jan-16 closed down)
30-Jun-05 Research Institute for Environmental Management Technology Research and Development of treatment process for concentrated wastewater based on biomass technology and provide better solutions to customers
55 Emerging Technologies Corporation
(29-Jun-10 support closed)
30-Jun-05 Center for Applied Near-Field Optics Research R&D, Consulting, and Sales of Optical Devices, Electric Devices, Glass Materials, and Ion-implantation Equipment.
Consulting for R&D, Information Technology, and IT Security.
56 Nano Seeds Corporation
(6-Jul-10 support closed)
07-Jul-05 Materials Research Institute for Sustainable Development The analysis of physical properties of resin particle, ceramic particle, pharmaceutical particle. The development, manufacturing and sales of measurement system concerning analysis of fine particle physical properties.
57 Trimatiz Limited
(3-Aug-10 support closed)
04-Aug-05 Photonics Research Institute (1)Productization of the light-controlled photo-switch
(2)Development, manufacture and sale of the products such as VOAs and EDFAs, which made full use of the high speed optical control technology
58 ESICAT Japan, LLP
(Dec-08 Mergers and Acquisitions
26-Jan-09 support closed)
05-Oct-05 Power Electronics Research Center
59 Energy Safety Labo Inc.
(16-Oct-10 support closed)
17-Oct-05 Energy Technology Research Institute (1) Consultation for total energy consumption management, priority of measure to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emission
(2) Consultation for monitoring and evaluation of rockmass safety
60 Biometrica Systems (Asia) Inc.
(31-Mar-07 support closed)
1-Dec-05 Intelligent Systems Research Institute
61 GreenSogna, Inc.
(30-Nov-10 support closed)
1-Dec-05 Gene Function Research Center We are focusing our corporate activities to the improvement of forestry for pulping, the seed for major crops, fodder and lawn and the biomass plants by the application of our technology. We will promote research and development of target plants in cooperation with the clients.
62 Prontest. INC.
(30-Nov-10 support closed)
1-Dec-05 Information Technology Research Institute Development and marketing of the patented pronunciation analyzing software engine named PRONTEST, focused on language learning on education and medical field.
63 GlycoGene Inc.
(30-Nov-10 support closed)
(Mar-13 Mergers and Acquisitions,Aug-15 closed down)
1-Dec-05 Research Center for Glycoscience R&D, sales and consulting of reagents, instruments, software and medicinal supplies related to glycobiology and glycotechnology.
64 Modellize, Inc.
(13-Dec-10 support closed)
14-Dec-05 Digital Human Research Center Modellize provides intelligent solutions and services by modeling human behavior and intelligence. As part of Modellize solutions, Bayesian Network-based behavioral prediction engine enables advanced services for retail and navigation applications.
65 Nano Craft Technologies Corporation
(25-Dec-10 support closed)
26-Dec-05 Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute Manufacturing/Sales and R&D through Prodactization of nano scale imprint application and human/environmental sensor application systems.
66 TRAS Inc.
(7-Feb-11 support closed)
08-Feb-06 Nanoelectronics Research Institute Research and Development of Optical Measurement Devices using Geminated Ellipsoid Mirror from a View-point of Exploring the Way of their Business Application
67 Intelligent System Co.,Ltd.
(7-Feb-11 support closed)
08-Feb-06 Intelligent Systems Research Institute -
68 CellTesco Medical Engineering Corporation
(31-Mar-09 support closed)
13-Mar-06 Research Institute for Cell Engineering CellTesco Medical Engineering Corporation is a pioneer company of consulting and technical assistant service and business for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine to the concerning hospitals, clinics and institutes.
69 System Verfication and Validation Laboratory Inc.
(Mar-08 closed down
26-Mar-08 support closed)
24-Mar-06 Research Center for Verification and Semantics Conduct training courses of formal methods for engineers, using the curriculum and know-hows developed by CVS, AIST.
Provide consulting services, hold symposiums and conferences, give lectures, publish books, and thereby disseminate formal methods to the society.
70 Mol Labo Inc.
(02-Apr-11 support closed)
03-Apr-06 Research Center for Compact Chemical Process Research Development, Consultation and Co-Research, Production, and Sales of:
(1) Metal Carboxylates and Other Surfactants
(2) Espacially Three Types of Cystals, Powder, Scaly and Fiber, of Lithium Carboxylats
(3) Applications for Grease and Lubricants, Nano Materials, Oil Polluted Water Remediation.
71 Prowart, Inc.
(Mar-10 closed down
31-Mar-10 support closed)
3-Apr-06 Institute for Biological Resources and Functions Development of downstream technologies for biologicals
Analytical services for protein engineering researches
Consulting and research services on global biobusiness
72 Afje Inc.
(23-Apr-11 support closed)
24-Apr-06 Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute Afje Co., Ltd. is a company which plan, study, development and selling of an ionizer. Compared with conventional ionizers, Afje's are different and drive a microplasma ionization element by low voltage and do diselectrification.
73 NS Materials Corp.
(31-Jul-11 support closed)
1-Aug-06 Nanotechnology Research Institute Research and development of micro space chemical technologies. Innovative
research and product development of organic , metal, and inorganic nano
particles, and biochemical materials, etc. Development and manufacture of
point of care testing devices.
74 Vector Dynamics Corporation
(7-Aug-11 support closed)
8-Aug-06 Metrology Institute of Japan - Dynamic mesurement, testing and calibration of accelerometers based on matrix theory
- Design and development of inverse matirx sensitivity device for high-precision accelerometers
- Design, development and sales of reference devices for multi-axis accelerometers and inertial sensors
- Design and development of on-board Unit
75 Refre Bio Technology
(2-Oct-11 support closed)
3-Oct-06 Energy Technology Research Institute -
76 United Technologies Institute
(30-Oct-11 support closed)
31-Oct-06 AIST Fellow -
77 Janusys Corp.
(21-Nov-11 support closed)
22-Nov-06 Institute for Biological Resources and Functions Drug discovery and research bassed on its proprietary tgechnology
78 IDUR Corporation
(21-Nov-11 support closed)
22-Nov-06 Information Technology Research Institute We provide our customers with information that save their time, energy consumption and so on by balancing the supply and demand in real time and dynamically.
79 Redoxyon Co., Ltd.
(Feb-09 closed down
31-Mar-09 support closed)
5-Feb-07 Nanoelectronics Research Institute -
80 Care four, Inc
(14-Feb-12 support closed)
15-Feb-07 On-site Sensing and Diagnosis Research Laboratory Research and development of Fluorescence Nano particle for life science,Development and application of gene delivery technology,Dissemination service of new useful materials
(28-Mar-12 support closed)
29-Mar-07 Nanotechnology Research Institute Research and development of active targeting DDS technology: Application to therapeutics, diagnostics, imaging, reagent, cosmetics, etc.
82 Sapporo Bio Factory Co. Ltd.
(28-Mar-12 support closed)
29-Mar-07 Research Institute of Genome-based Biofactory Development of reagents for high-sensitive measurement of a target protein
83 E&E SYSTEM Co., Ltd.
(28-Mar-12 support closed)
29-Mar-07 Energy Technology Research Institute R&D and Sales of Stirling Cycle Machines and Application Systems
84 GISMEC Corporation
(Jun-08 Mergers and Acquisitions
30-Jun-08 support closed)
(Apr-10 closed down)
29-Mar-07 Energy Technology Research Institute -
85 Factory Vision Solutions Corporation
(23-Aug-12 support closed)
24-Aug-07 Collaboration Promotion Department AIST Kansai Collaboration Center Collaborative Research Team of Intelligent Functions The solution service in the factory automation field, adapting high-performance three-dimensional visual-information-processing technology
86 Chromosome Science Labo Inc.
(31-Oct-12 support closed)
1-Nov-07 Research Institute of Genome-based Biofactory -Molecular cytogenetic analysis service
-Manufacturing and sales of DNA probes for FISH analysis
87 Tsukuba Technology Co., Ltd.
(31-Oct-12 support closed)
1-Nov-07 Research Institute of Instrumentation Frontier Design, development, manufacture, sales and maintenance of "ultrasonic imaging equipment for flaw inspection" based on laser ultrasonic visualization technology
88 YuuZuu,Inc
(28-Nov-12 support closed)
29-Nov-07 Intelligent Systems Research Institute We propose a reservation method that accommodates demands of customers and supplies of service vendors for increasing both customers' satisfaction and vendors'profit.
89 VOISER Inc.
(17-Jan-13 support closed)
(31-Dec-14closed down )
18-Jan-08 Information Technology Research Institute Development of multimedia retrieval systems; based on sub-phonetic
segments(SPS) in speech recognition technology.
90 Life Robotics Inc.
(22-Jan-13 support closed)
23-Jan-08 Intelligent Systems Institute R&D and sales of well-fare robotic systems that are cheap and useful.
91 Cytonics corporation
(Sep-09 closed down
30-Sep-09 support closed)
6-Feb-08 Research Center of Advanced Bionics Development, production and distribution of the advanced devices with cell allocation and selection technology by photoirradiation.
92 Afio Co. , Ltd
(16-Mar-13 support closed)
17-Mar-08 Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering Research and development of health care, sports medicine, and rehabilitation related products and services.
93 New Industrial Technology
Development Center

(05-Jun-13 support closed)
6-Jun-08 Intelligent Systems Research Institute Specific design and manufacturing of novel combined planetary gears enabling high-reduction, compact and lightweight structure.
94 PicoTherm Corporation
(27-May-13 support closed)
20-Jun-08 Metrology Institute of Japan Development / Manufacturing / Sales of Thermal Analysis System
Thermal Analysis Service for Thin Film
95 Secure Grid Gateway Co., Ltd
(May-09closed down
20-May-09 support closed)
20-Jun-08 Information Technology Research Institute Research and development of IT services using grid technologies, in order to relax the rush of the industrial companies and help their BCP.
96 Galaxy Pharma Co.
(31-Mar-13 support closed)
16-Sep-08 Biomedicinal Information Research Center We will find drug candidates by using the most advanced proteomics technology and develop them.
97 Tsukuba Fuel Cell Laboratory, Inc.
(16-Oct-13 support closed)
17-Oct-08 Energy Technology Research Institute Development and sales of new materials, measuring and testing methods, and to contribute to the fuel cell related industry.
98 NAST Corporation
(28-Jan-14 support closed)
29-Jan-09 AMRI NAST develops thermoelectric micro gas sensors based on semiconductor manufacturing processes, with the gas sensor technology developed by AIST. The manufacture and vending of the thermoelectric hydrogen sensor are our main business.
99 IRspec Corp.
(17-May-14 support closed)
18-May-09 Nanotechnology Research Institute Highly sensitive infrared photo-detectors, arrays and signal processing modules for weak optical signal detection and imaging.
100 EDP Co.
(30-Sep-15 support closed)
1-Oct-09 Diamond Research Center Fabricator of diamond single crystals for industrial applications. The activity include development and sales. Products may be applied in cutting tools, substrate for device research, opticalparts etc.
101 Piecemeal Technology Inc.
(15-Jul-13 support closed)
16-Dec-09 Center for Service Reserch Maintaining AIST Comprehensive Framework and supporting system integration based on the framework.
102 nanolux
(7-Mar-15 support closed)
8-Mar-10 Nanotechnology Research Institute Development, design, production and sales of electronics such as nightview cameras and electronics systems
103 D3 Platform Technologies Co.,Ltd.
(31-Mar-15 support closed)
28-Apr-10 Intelligent Systems Research Institute This company provides a communication platform that ertifies the safety of service robots' movement.
104 TES New Energy Co.
(14-Mar-14 support closed
Mar-16 closed down)
1-Jun-10 Research Institute for Ubiquitous Energy Devices TES NewEnergy brings you its modules/systems capable of directly converting heat-waste into electrical energy.
105 BURSEC Inc.
(28-Jul-15 support closed)
29-Jul-10 Research Center for Information Security BURSEC provides products and services applying its AIST invented leakage-resilient and phishing-tolerant technology. The core technology supports strong and robust credential/key management tools for cloud computing, ID-federation, SSO and embedded systems allowing for strong, multi-factor authentication accepting one short password for multiple services while preventing off-line dictionary attacks even after leakage of stored secrets.
(14-Jun-12 support closed)
1-Sep-10 Center for Service Research We develop an e-commerce system for agricultural and fishery products, which realizes stable demand satisfaction based on the optimal resource allocation technology.
107 Flicker Health Management Corporation
(29-Sep-15 support closed)
30-Sep-10 Health Research Institute Flicker Health Management (FHM) Corp provides a service to monitor mental fatigue based on the quantitative evaluation of conscious flicker perception with a mobile application.
108 Wafer Integration Inc.
(6-Feb-16 support closed)
7-Feb-11 Nanoelectronics Research Institute Development of nano-prober for failure analysis of advanced semiconductor devices
109 Carrier Integration Inc.
(14-Jul-16 support closed)
15-Jul-11 Nanoelectronics Research Institute Carrier Integration Inc. produces and sells "Silicon Carrier", which is a silicon wafer processable by small wafers with existing semiconductor equipment.
110 FreqTime Corporation
(30-Nov-16 support closed)
1-Dec-11 Metrology Institute of Japan Research and development in the field of time and frequency standards, especially remote calibration system, and related services
111 ASULE Corp.
(23-Feb-17 support closed)
24-Feb-12 Social Intelligence Technology Research Laboratory We provide products and services for "Urban Space Information Support" such as content delivery system using indoor-outdoor seamless positioning, and remote caring system by mobile caring sensor and cloud for elderly persons.
112 HSP Technologies Inc. 30-Mar-12 Nanosystem Research Institute HSP Inc. develops and commercializes the new type of polymer nanocomposites using the high-shear processing technique.
113 Green Pyrolant Inc. 3-Sep-12 Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability Development puroduction and sales of Echofireworks
114 Site Sensing Inc. 1-Oct-12 Human Technology Research Institute Sensing and reporting on demographic data of shoppers and area visitors with the light system of a small camera and a PC.
115 Lifesem Inc. 1-Oct-12 Biomedical Research Institute Manufacturing and sales of "sample holders for SEM" Transmission imaging of live cell or virus is possible with special beem conversion films.
116 SCHAFT Inc.
(13-Nov-13 Mergers and Acquisitions
13-Nov-13 support closed)
1-Jul-13 Digital Human Research Center Research, manufacture and sales of High-Power Life-Sized Humanoid Robots for replacing and supporting human jobs in extreme environments and on uneven surfaces.
117 KODO Lab Inc.
(Jun-14 Mergers and Acquisitions
01 -Jun-14 support closed)
1-Jul-13 Center for Service Research Measurement services for environments and human behaviors (position, orientation, and action) in indoor spaces, and development and maintenance services for 3D indoor modeling / indoor human tracking softwares
118 OhnaTech Inc. 1-Apr-14 Metrology Institute of Japan Manufacture and market the rotational rheometers which use technologies of AIST, the torque measurement system etc.
119 MIRAISENS,Inc. 3-Apr-14 Human Technology Research Institute To Research and develop the 3D-Haptics technology which bring about the touch, the softness, and the feeling of response pushed back, in the open space.
120 Hmcomm Inc. 15-Aug-14 Information Technology Research Institute We distribute "crowd sourcing service" and "cloud service" of the voice recognition system using product AIST original technology(Podcastle).
121 LifeRobotics R.E.D Inc.
(Jan-16 Mergers and Acquisitions
29 -Jan-16 support closed)
19-Dec-14 Intelligent Systems Research Institute Research, manufacture and sales of mechanism in a narrow space.
122 jTAS Inc. 23-Jan-15 Health Research Institute  
123 TOKIWA-Bio Inc. 20-Mar-15 Research Center for Stem Cell Engineering R&D and manufacturing of iPS and reprogramming cells for regenerative medicine,and Drug discovery support to pharmaceutical companies in R&D and manufacturing.
124 Glycobiomarker Leading Innovation 1-Apr-15 Biotechnology Research Institute for Drug Discovery We provide unique methods of clinical diagnosis by using the desease related glycobiomarker discovery platform.
125 aRbot,Inc 1-May-15 Robot Innovation Research Center 1. Robot services business
2. Consulting on dependable software development
3. Promotion of service robots
126 The Institute of Robotic Biology Inc. 6-Jul-15 Molecular Profiling Research Center for Drug Discovery The development, sales and maintenance of robot system, the peripheral devices and the software associated with the robot system for the total laboratory management system
127 Idea Co.,Ltd. 2-Dec-15 Department of Energy and Environment Environmental Management Research Institute Develop the innovative instruments with our original optical heating techniques.
128 Japan Infrastructure Measurement Co.,Ltd. 15-Jan-16 Research Institute for Measurement and Analytical Instrumentation Meaesurement of infrastructure. In particular, defelection measurement of bridges with Moiree method.
129 MeSCue Inc. 7-Mar-16 Department of Life Science and Biotechnology Biomedical Research Institute Cell processing of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cell therapy / Regenerative Medicine
130 Research Institute of Computational Thermodynamics,Inc. 19-May-16 Advanced Manufactiring Research Institute Development of software and databases for computational thermodynamics, and application studies and buisnesses
131 Research Institute for Earth Science Visualization Technology Co.,Ltd. 18-Aug-16 Geological Survey of Japan Research and development of the finely-detailed 3D geological model, and visualization techniques of geological information.
132 Mottainai Energy Co., Ltd. 18-Aug-16 Research Institute for Energy Conservation Development, design, manufacturing, marketing and consulting of thermoelectric materials, modules and application products
133 FONScure Co., Ltd. 04-Nov-16 Biotechnology Research Institute for Drug Discovery The development of “innovative DDS peptide” to target the Unmet Medical Needs.