The seed funding will help enhance Ampotech’s range of connected power and energy consumption monitoring systems geared towards industrial and commercial clients.
University of Tsukuba-founded submarine drone maker FullDepth secured capital from investors including Sumitomo Forestry’s Tsukuba Research Institute and Mitsui Sumitomo Capital.
Aces has obtained a eight-figure amount from University of Tokyo-focused venture fund Deep30, which mainly backs AI technologies from the university's Matsuo Lab.
Pixie Dust Technologies, which promotes university-derived technologies from Japan, has received $34.7m in a round that included KDDI, Kansai Electric Power, NEC, Toppan, Dai-ichi Life and Dentsu.
The university has signed up Grab Ventures Velocity, part of ride hailing service Grab, to its new UI Works startup accelerator.
Farm e-commerce company On the Slope has won support from Kyoto University’s KU-iCap, with the funding allocated for expansion in several Asian countries.