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101 Top Japanese Robotics Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Robotics companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Robotics industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Robotics Startups

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TELEXISTENCE Inc.

TELEXISTENCE Inc.

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founded to design, manufacture, and operate robots in anywhere we see an opportunity of pushing the fundamental state of art forward.

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Rapyuta Robotics

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Rapyuta Robotics, cloud-connected low-cost multi-robot systems for logistics warehouse.

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Mujin, Inc.

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Mujin develops automation solutions for industrial robots to simplify factory and logistics automation and increase worldwide productivity.

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SoftBank Robotics Holdings

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Offering robot related products and services.

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Ispace Technologies

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Ispace Technologies is a space resource exploration company that locates, extracts, and delivers lunar ice to customers in cis-lunar space.

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GITAI

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GITAI is a robotics startup that develops remote controlled robots to replace astronaut’s operations in commercial space stations.

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SkyDrive

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SkyDrive is a start-up for development,manufacturing,sales of the “Flying cars” established by CARTIVATOR members.

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Ascent Robotics

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Ascent Robotics is an AI startup developing intelligent solutions in industrial robotics and autonomous vehicles.

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ZMP

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ZMP is a producer of robotics products and accessories such as vehicles and buses.

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Meltin MMI

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Meltin MMI is a cyborg-technology company that focuses on biosensors and robotic arms.

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PKSHA Technology

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PKSHA Technology is an information technology company that provides data analytics solutions for its clients.

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Linkwiz

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LinkWiz offers software that solves something about robots that is a bit difficult to use.

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Sensyn Robotics

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Sensyn Robotics provide the robotics service, including drone, with utilizing visual communication technology.

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GROOVE X

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GROOVE X is designing and developing a next-generation household robot that truly touches people’s hearts and inspires real affection.

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CLUE, Inc.

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CLUE is a Tokyo-based startup developing drone software apps for inspection.

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Connected Robotics

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Connected Robotics is an information technology company that designs and manufactures robotic arms for enterprises.

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Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory

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ACSL is an industrial drone manufacturer and solution provider in Japan.

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Mira Robotics

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Mira Robotics is a software based company provide services that can robots in various fields.

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INNOPHYS

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INNOPHYS provides wearable robotics solutions to reduce manual labor work such as elderly care, manufacturing, warehousing, agriculture.

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GROUND Inc.

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GROUND empowers logistics organizations with advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics.

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Kokopelli

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Kokopelli is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology company that focuses on financial products and services.

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RT Corporation

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RT Corporation specializes in providing service robots in variety of domestic and international fields.

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Interstellar Technologies Japan

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Interstellar Technologies is a rocket development, manufacturing and launch service.

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Yukai Engineering

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Yukai Engineering is a robotics startup that develops lifestyle and healthcare products.

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Arithmer

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Arithmer is an AI startup company that applies modern mathematics to introduce AI smart robot systems to various industries.

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Prodrone

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Prodrone is an industrial and commercial drone system manufacturer and retailer.

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Riverfield

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Riverfield is a Japanese start-up that develops robotic technology for use in the healthcare sector.

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QibiTech

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QibiTech develops intelligent robots based on humanoid robot technology.

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donut robotics

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Donut Robotics was launched by engineers and designers.

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LifeRobotics

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LifeRobotics develops co-robots that enables businesses to automate their production processes.

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BionicM

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BionicM develops high-performance robot prostheses that enhance mobility for people with disabilities.

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A-Traction

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A-Traction develops medical devices that enable surgeons to perform surgery with the help of robots.

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Hibot

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Hibot offers robotic platforms, and related hardware and software solutions.

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X-Bit

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X-bit offers a chatbot service that enables shop owners to gather availabilities from employees and create shift schedules.

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iMobile

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iMobile offers small-sized businesses based in Japan with website, blog, and online store development services.

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MJI

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MJI develops communication robots ” Tapia ” which make the user smile, soothe, and make life more fulfilling.

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Unirobot

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Unirobot is a Development, manufacture, sale of next generation social robot.

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Kyoto Robotics

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Kyoto Robotics developing and marketing intelligent picking robots for the logistics industry.

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RobotStart

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RobotStart is a company specializing in robot related business with the main target of communication robot.

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Man-Machine Synergy Effectors

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Man-Machine Synergy Effectors is a software company.

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Blue Innovation Co.

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Development of a safe flight management system for unmanned aerial vehicles Solutions for R & D and unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Smart Robotics Japan

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Smart Robotics is a Robot-related product development / sales Development of robots, drones, IOT devices.

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BizteX

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BizteX is a software robotics company that uses cloud Robotic Process Automation to automate routine operations.

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Motion Lib

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Motion Lib is a developer of haptics technology intended to increase collaboration between humans and robots.

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OryLab

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OryLab is a manufacturing and sales of communication technology company.

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Tokyo Robotics

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Tokyo Robotics provide innovative robotic applications by both discovering and creating unknown market needs and technology seeds.

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Aba

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Aba develops products that reduce the burden of nursing care.

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New Innovations

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New Innovations company is offering a snuggling service to many people who support Japan’s high quality.

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SEQSENSE

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SEQSENSE develops autonomous mobile robots and related products.

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SteraVision

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SteraVision is a fabless company that creates new market value with visual systems.

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QBIT Robotics

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QBIT Robotics is a robot SIer and various services attached to it.

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Aerosense

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Develops comprehensive solutions that meet needs including measuring, surveying, observing, and inspecting.

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Smile Robotics, Inc.

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Smile Robotics provides telepresence robot service in Japan.

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creative coatings

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Creative Coatings is a Manufacturing company

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Miraikikai

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IMiraikikai’s robot products, designed based on field research to provide the high quality and the best cost- effective solution.

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Reif

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Leaf Corporation is a Robot development venture company.

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Palsbots

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Palsbots is a robort software specialists company.

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exiii

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We make EXOS, a wearable haptic device for XR.

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RPA Holdings Japan

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RPA Holdings primarily engages in the robot outsourcing business.

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Youmemiru

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Youmemiru develops robot programming classes nationwide.

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LIGUA

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LIGUA provides consulting services.

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KiQ Robotics

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KiQ Robotics is a manufacturer of industrial robots.

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Roboken

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Roboken is a Robotics AI and SES Company.

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INNOVATION NEXT

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Innovation Next is a system solutions company that promotes operational efficiency and work style reform through cutting-edge technology

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Living Robot

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Living robot offers robots for humans everyday life.

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Telenoid Healthcare

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Telenoid is an Healthcare Besed Company

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Aero Development Japan

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Aero Development Japan develops drone engine for the transportation industry.

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KENSETSU TECH LABO

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KENSETSU TECH LABO is at the forefront of Construction-Tech, which eliminates the labor and cost of contracting construction work.

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Ken Robotec

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Ken Robotec is a construction company that provides labor-saving solutions.

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UNISYS

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UNISYS is an independent software development company that develops systems centered on drawing tools.

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ATLAB

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ATLAB, a tech company, provides services and products with an innovative approach that focuses on the field of Robotic Process Automation.

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PLEN Robotics

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PLEN Robotics is to create robots that enrich the lives of all people regardless of age, gender, nationality, or location.

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Unibot

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Unibot is a Security and customer service.

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FANUC

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FANUC provides innovation and reassurance to manufacturing sites around the world.

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livet

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livet is an Information Technology based company.

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Chinoh.Ai

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Chinoh.Ai engages in the sales and service of automated transport robots.

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Exseed

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ExSeed is a Digital Education Industry

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YASKAWA Electric

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The Yaskawa Electric Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of servos.

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Unicast Robotics

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Unicast Robotics provides various service robots for a subscription base to assist customer service.

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Japan Science and Technology Agency

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Japan Science and Technology Agency is a joined organization of science and technology implementing science and technology policy in Japan.

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AGRIST

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AGRIST is a social company that solves agricultural problems.

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Worksbot

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Worksbot is to provide AI based Erp softwares, Engineering designing, Digital lead Generation and RPO business to the all kind of industry.

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K4 Ventures

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K4 Ventures is a corporate venture capital arm of Kansai Electric Power.

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Schaft

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SCHAFT is a Japanese robotics company

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BYNAS

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BYNAS engages in human development FA education system and manufacturing robot engineering business.

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ARMIS

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ARMIS is a power electronics and robotics manufacturing company.

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15th Rock Ventures

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15th Rock focuses on seed and pre-IPO investments.

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Nachi Fujikoshi

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Nachi-Fujikoshi Corp. is a Japanese corporation known by its industrial robots, machining tools and systems and machine components.

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JIG-SAW

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JIG-SAW is an IT company that provides a cloud-based system based on IoT and big data.

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SKYROBOT

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SKYROBOT is a Development, sales and rental of drone interlocking industrial robots company

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Net One Systems

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To rapidly deliver solutions that meet the imperatives of the IT era-that’s the Net One Systems commitment.

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LOZI

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LOZI develops robots for manufacturing, warehouses and logistics.

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Silicon Studio Corporation

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R&D internet solution and create social games

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Plus Alpha Consulting

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Plus Alpha Consulting is specialized in analyzing Voice of Customer from any feedback across all support channels.

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SE4

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SE4™ Is a startup robotics company specializing in remote robotics.

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Elecom

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Elecom Co., Ltd designs, develops, and sells peripherals, I/O devices, and PC accessories worldwide.

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ATOUN

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ATOUN is a robotics company that manufactures robots for human for more physical freedom.

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Nabtesco

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Nabtesco specializes in gearboxes, rotors, motors and robotics.

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Vanguard Industries

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Vanguard Industries Inc. is an innovation firm based in Tokyo, Japan.

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