iMedio is a shared-use type of incubator facility in Osaka intended to promote and cultivate the digital media industry whether that be through IT, images, games, animation, web development or smartphone applications.
First of all, as a means of business support, iMedio assists companies in their startup and development by providing them with office space. In addition, as a means of production environment support, there are production studios on site and audio/visual equipment for rent. Furthermore, as a means of cultivating human resources, iMedio holds various types of technical seminars on the production of software applications, website development, SNS, images and so forth, as well as seminars on IT trends and business startups. iMedio also has a library of reading material to support tenants.
iMedio provides a wide range of support intended to assist new business creation, develop entrepreneurs in the digital media industry and hone technical skills, as part of the effort to enhance the regional competitiveness and economic development of Osaka.
iMedio operates as an incubator facility for the digital media industry, a center for industrial promotion, and a hub for human and information exchange.
Sakishima Cosmosquare where iMedio is located is on the Osaka waterfront. It is a business district for promoting urban development via cooperation between the pubic and private sectors. In its inception, it has been planned as an international business center with a particular focus on Asia. The area is home to many convention facilities (Osaka International House Foundation, Intex Osaka, Asia and Pacific Trade Center) and businesses dealing in precision machinery, information and communications.
|Name||iMedio Software Industry Plaza|
|Date opened||'March 17, 1999|
|Founded by||Osaka City|
|Managed by||Osaka Urban Industry Promotion Center
(Outsourced from Osaka City)
|Address||ATC Bldg., ITM 6F 2-1-10 Nankokita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka 5590034, Japan|
|For inquiries||Tel.: +81-6-6615-1000. / Fax: +81-6-6613-2232.
Seminar Office: +81-6-6615-1006.
|Business hours||Mon. ~ Fri. 10 : 00 ~ 18 : 00 (Excluding holidays) Closed: 12/29 ~ 1/3|
|Facilities||Incubator offices (19 booths/rooms)
Sound studio (Audio/Visual recording and editing)
PC training room (13 PCs)
Lecture room (Capacity:40 persons)
Presentation rooms (2 rooms)
Coworking space (Shared room)
Library (Magazines, books, etc.)
Reception room (Capacity:6 persons)
Business café (Business talks, etc.)