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Business Incubators

Solid support for business startups

An environment and opportunities for entrepreneurs to become self-sufficient

iMedio helps businesses get off the ground. Full-time incubation managers are on hand to provide business advice and information to tenants who are just getting started, and business coordinators can help tenants craft business plans that will grow their business.

Open to foreign businesses seeking inroads into the Japanese market

iMedio welcomes individuals and small and medium-size businesses who want to create new products and services for Japan using images, music, digital content, animation, games, information and communications, software, internet, smartphones or other digital technology.

  • Tenant requirements for foreign businesses
    Capable of communicating in Japanese. Having a bank account in Japan. Individuals or small and medium-size businesses with less than 10 (ten) years of history in their current line of business, and small and medium-size businesses wanting to establish an office in Japan.
  • Application process
    Candidates submit an application and required documents. A determination is made after reviewing the submitted information.
    For more information, contact iMedio by email.

A creative environment for all working styles

Pre-incubator office

29,800 ~ 48,600 JPY/month
(Common services, electricity and air-conditioner charges included)

There are 11 high partition booths of about 13 ~ 22m² in size. This arrangement is best suited for startup businesses with
1 ~ 4 workers.

Main incubator office

59,183 ~ 122,698 JPY/month
(Common services and air-conditioner charge included. Electricity and heating charges excluded.)

There are 8 completely private rooms of 31 ~ 65m² in size. This arrangement is best suited for businesses with 3 or more workers and equipment.

Electricity 10 kVA per office
Lighting 500 lux
Air-conditioning Individual unit for each office
Floor withstand strength 300 kg/m², OA flooring
Ceiling height 2,600mm
Other Common room with hot-water service. Contract parking separately available.
  • Accessible
    24 hours 365 days
  • Low rent
  • Complete with shower
  • 3 minutes on foot via a covered walkway from Trade Center-mae Station

Floor map

Floor map

Incubator office rates

Pre-incubator office
(High partition booth)
No security deposit needed

Office Floor space (m²) Rent
M-1-4A 18.12 39,100 JPY
M-1-4B 16.88 36,400 JPY
M-1-4C 22.39 48,300 JPY
M-1-4D 16.69 36,000 JPY
M-1-4E 15.86 34,200 JPY
M-1-13 13.80 29,800 JPY
Office Floor space (m²) Rent
M-1-14 14.20 30,600 JPY
M-1-15 16.20 34,900 JPY
M-1-16 22.50 48,600 JPY
M-1-17 21.00 45,300 JPY
M-1-18 20.70 44,700 JPY

Rent for the pre-incubator office includes common services, electricity and air-conditioner charges. Telephone and internet charges are separate.
* All listed rates include 8% consumption tax.
* Access is possible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. (Except during annual inspections of ATC's electric equipment [Once a year].)

Main incubator office (Private room)

Office(Floor space (m²)) Floor space (m²) (1) Rent (2) Common services Total
(3) Air
(1)+(2)+(3) Security deposit
M-1-3(65.30) 65.30 78,278 JPY 44,420 JPY 122,698 JPY 27,222 JPY 149,920 JPY 217,440 JPY
M-1-6(60.10) 60.10 72,046 JPY 40,888 JPY 112,934 JPY 26,605 JPY 139,539 JPY 200,130 JPY
M-1-7(60.30) 60.30 72,284 JPY 41,018 JPY 113,302 JPY 26,605 JPY 139,907 JPY 200,790 JPY
M-1-8(35.70) 35.70 42,789 JPY 24,289 JPY 67,078 JPY 13,919 JPY 80,997 JPY 118,860 JPY
M-1-9(31.50) 31.50 37,756 JPY 21,427 JPY 59,183 JPY 13,919 JPY 73,102 JPY 104,880 JPY
M-1-10(45.09) 45.09 54,043 JPY 30,672 JPY 84,715 JPY 13,919 JPY 98,634 JPY 150,120 JPY
M-1-11(45.08) 45.08 54,032 JPY 30,672 JPY 84,704 JPY 12,686 JPY 97,390 JPY 150,090 JPY
M-1-12(45.90) 45.90 55,015 JPY 31,222 JPY 86,237 JPY 15,171 JPY 101,408 JPY 152,820 JPY

In addition to the rent and common services charges, main incubator offices require separate charges for air-conditioning (base rate + consumption), electricity (lights + outlets), and communications (telephone + internet).
* A security deposit is required to move in.
* All listed rates include 8% consumption tax.
* Access is possible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. (Except during annual inspections of ATC's electric equipment [Once a year].)

Tenant benefits

  • Inexpensive comfortable office space

    Because common areas are carefully decorated, they suffice for presentations, meetings, etc. So, tenants do not need to set space in their office aside and can effectively use the space for office work.

    • Pre-incubator office 29,800 JPY and up M-1-13 13.80 m² (Common services and air-conditioner charges included)
    • Main incubator office 59,183 JPY and up M-1-9 31.50 m² (Rent + Common services)
      * Electricity and air-conditioner charges excluded.
  • Special rates on recording studio and equipment rentals

    Tenants have access to the recording studio, equipment and other facilities at special rates. The work studio is free of charge and accessible 24 hours a day. Moreover, daily rental charges are capped at 20,800 JPY!

  • Free seminar attendance!

    Tenants can attend seminars held by iMedio free of charge. 0 JPY Various types of seminars are expected to be held 60 or more times a year.

  • Daily and regular consultation

    Our incubation managers provide daily and regular consultations to confirm the tenant's progress against business plans, extract problems and develop solution strategies together with tenants.

    Daily consultation (Support from incubation managers available at all times)
    Regular consultation (Business consultation with incubation managers whenever needed)

    • Confirmation of progress against business plans, skills honing
    • How to organize financial information and activities
    • Discussions intended to extract and solve problems
  • Advertising and PR support

    Support for expanded sales channels, forming partnerships and matching up with other businesses

    Information and advertisements on the businesses occupying the incubator offices are published on the website, e-zine and other resources managed by iMedio.

  • Support from the Osaka Sangyo Sozokan/Business Innovation Center Osaka Business Consulting Room

    Advice on financing and legal affairs

    In cooperation with Business Consulting Room of the Osaka Sangyo Sozokan/Business Innovation Center Osaka, iMedio provides consultation and support concerning fund raising, finance, laws, and intellectual property.

  • Exchange meetings among tenant businesses

    Tenants can anticipate opportunities to share information and collaborate with other tenants through an expanding wave of exchange.