In addition to the support with your business development or establishment in Osaka City, there is also a network of Osaka's affiliated organization to assist your businesses after locating your business operation in Osaka. Various public organizations provide specialized support in strengthening your company’s business activities.
Business Innovation Center Osaka
This organization offers business support to small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurs within Osaka City through a wide range of services to assist in business expansion. The service includes consultations related to setting up and running your business, support in developing and improving products and opening new sales channels and recruitment of proposals from partner companies that meet the needs of large corporations.
Osaka Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology Morinomiya Center (Former Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute)
This institute specializes in the fields of chemistry, polymer materials, biotechnology, and nanomaterials and offers technical support to small and medium-sized manufacturers. (technical consultations, technical training, new product development, etc.)
Osaka Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology Headquarter/Izumi Center (Former Technology Research Institute of Osaka Prefecture)
This institute specializes in the fields of ｍ metals, electrical /electronic, machinery/ processing fields and offers technical support to small and medium-sized manufacturers. (technical consultations, technical training, new product development, etc.)
Osaka Innovation Hub
The Osaka Innovation Hub is a support base for creating global innovations by connecting companies, universities and, entrepreneurs who are looking to start up and develop new businesses.
“iMedio” Software Industry Plaza
iMedio is an incubation center that supports startups in the digital media industry.
The center offers resident businesses an inexpensive and comfortable office environment with sound studios, equipment rentals, expert-led follow-up support in business planning, and assistance in expanding sales channels and networks, among other types of support.
Osaka Design Promotion Plaza
Osaka Design Promotion Plaza (ODP) was established by the City of Osaka to develop human resources and create businesses centered on design that help ensure the success of up-and-coming designers who are creating a new sense of value. We facilitate new business proposals for companies in all areas from the perspective of design.
ATC ITM 10F, 2-1-10,Nanko-kita,
Suminoe-ku, Osaka 559-0034, Japan
Creative Network Center Osaka MEBIC Ogimachi
Along with advancing the development of networks of creators, the center also promotes collaboration between creators and manufacturers from differing industries and supports the creation of services and products with high added value.
ATC Ageless Center
ATC Ageless Center is a permanent exhibition site which offers showroom space for nursing, welfare, and health-related products. At this facility, many companies and organizations display their latest equipment and product items. Also, it support the sales activities of exhibitors in the business field of health, welfare and nursing through a hands-on showroom that lets visitors directly try the products. (Application for exhibition is now being acceoped.)
Osaka ATC Green ECO-Plaza
Osaka ATC Green ECO-Plaza assists in the development and promotion of environment-related businesses as well as PR activities. It also houses cooperative offices and organizes meet-and-greets and eco-business seminars.
Approximately 200,000 people visit annually for education, research, and observation, making it a major center of information on environmental businesses. (Application for exhibition is now being accepted.)
Techno Seeds Izuo
The rental factory designed for small and medium-sized enterprises. It can be used round-the-clock.
(Monodzukuri Business Information-center Osaka)
Designed for small and medium-sized enterprises, MOBIO is a support center for manufacturing-related issues that offers consultations on partnerships between industry and academia and support in solving the challenges of manufacturing. It also houses incubation offices and permanent exhibitions on products and technologies.
Osaka Battery Strategy Research Center
This center provides experimental demonstration fields and entry into ventures related to storage batteries and hydrogen/fuel cells as well as consultations on various technical issues and topics. Organized around experts from the private sector, it has formed partnerships with the national government, business organizations, universities, and research institutes and carries out activities directed at generating and inviting new businesses in the field of new energy in Osaka.
Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building (Sakishima Cosmo Tower)
25F,1-14-16,Nankokita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka 559-8555 Japan
within the Osaka Prefecture Department of Commerce, Industry and Labor
Kansai National Strategic Special Zone Employment Counseling Center
This organization supports companies with issues related to staff employment and dismissals.
At this center,venture enterprises and global corporations looking to enter Osaka can receive free consultations and assistance from experienced lawyers and certified social insurance and labor consultants as well as support in drafting employment regulations to ensure their businesses get off to a smooth start without any labor-related conflicts.
Osaka Buisiness & Investment Center
O-BIC serves as a one-stop support center, providing foreign businesses and entities who are interested in starting up business in Osaka with information on Osaka's market, Office space, personnel, public services and incentives. O-BIC also assists in government procedures such as corporate registration and visas etc.