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To develop human resources for innovators and create innovations in the Kansai region! Establishment of "Osaka Incubation Studio

Relic, a business co-creation company that supports new business development and innovation creation for Japanese companies, has expanded and relocated Relic's Osaka office to WeWork Namba Sky-O to expand its business and find, hire, and train innovators and IT/DX talent across Japan. The new concept, "Osaka Incubation Studio," will enable Relic to expand its presence in the Osaka/Kansai region. This will accelerate the discovery and cultivation of innovators in the Osaka/Kansai region and the creation of innovations originating from the region.

Background of Osaka Incubation Studio

Relic, as a "business co-creation company" that supports new business development and innovation creation of Japanese companies, integrates three core businesses: "incubation tech business" that provides a SaaS-type platform specializing in new business development, which is unique in the world; "business production/new business development support business" that supports new business and innovation creation in a comprehensive and all-round manner; and "open innovation business" that co-creates innovation through investment in startups and joint ventures/JVs with large companies. The "Open Innovation Business" co-creates innovation through investments in startups and joint ventures/joint ventures with large companies.

In the six years since its founding, the company has been involved in the development of more than 15,000 new businesses for 3,000 companies, and is a leading company in the field of co-creation and support for new business and innovation, with unique value and significance, and industry-leading scale and growth.

In addition, although the company's initial operations were focused on the Kanto area, including Tokyo, the Osaka branch office will open in June 2020, the Fukuoka branch office will open in November 2020 (and relocate in July 2022 as the Fukuoka Incubation Studio), the Wakayama Innovation Lab will open in Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture, in October 2021, the Growth Studio @Shirahama will open in Shirahama Town, Wakayama Prefecture, in October 2021, the Toyama Development Base will open in Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture, in August 2022, and the Toyama Innovation Lab will open in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, in September 2022. In October 2021, we will establish "Wakayama Innovation Lab" in Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture, "Growth Studio @Shirahama" in Shirahama Town, "Toyama Development Base" in Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture in August 2022, and "Matsue Innovation Square" in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture in September 2022, We are also working to discover and nurture local innovators and to revitalize local communities and regions through the creation of new businesses and innovations originating from the local area. The company is also working to discover and nurture local innovators and to create new businesses and innovations originating from the region.
We intend to continue to expand by opening offices in all 47 prefectures in sequence.

In the Osaka/Kansai region, an Osaka branch office has been established and operated since June 2020. In order to further strengthen and expand this initiative and contribute to regional development by discovering and fostering innovators and accelerating the creation of innovations originating from the Osaka/Kansai region, the existing Osaka branch office will be expanded and relocated, The new "Osaka Incubation Studio" was established at WeWork Namba Skylight.

In the future, the "Osaka Incubation Studio" will actively recruit and train innovators in the Osaka/Kansai region, and will also co-create with all challengers, including entrepreneurs of startup companies and intreprenuers who lead new businesses and open innovation in large corporations, as well as next-preneurs who are the next generation of managers of medium-sized and small companies that support the Japanese economy and the region from the ground up. In addition, Relic intends to enhance its efforts and functions as a platform to accelerate the creation of innovation in Japanese companies by co-creating with all kinds of challengers, including not only entrepreneurs from startups and intreprenurs who drive new businesses and open innovation in large corporations, but also next-preneurs, who are the next generation of managers from small and mid-sized companies that underpin the Japanese economy and local communities. The company intends to enhance the

Relic Osaka Incubation Studio Overview

Address:WeWork Namba Skyo 27F Namba Skyo, 5-1-60 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Japan
Date of commencement of businessNovember 1, 2022
AccessDirect connection from Nankai Electric Railway Namba Station

Reference information: Related press releases

August 30, 2022
Matsue Innovation Square" established in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture
July 13, 2022
Toyama Development Base established in Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture
July 4, 2022
Fukuoka Incubation Studio established in Tenjin Business Center, the first of Fukuoka's Tenjin Big Bang.
October 20, 2021
Simultaneous establishment of "Wakayama Innovation Lab" and "Growth Studio@Shirahama" in Wakayama Prefecture
June 23, 2020
Osaka Branch Office established as Relic's first regional office

name of companyRelic Corporation
EstablishmentAugust 2015
LocationYebisu Garden Place Tower 8F, 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
representativeTakao Kitajima, Representative Director and CEO
Business OverviewIncubation Tech Business, Business Produce/New Business Development Support Business, Open Innovation Business
uniform resouce locatorCorporate website:https://relic.co.jp
Business Description:https://relic.co.jp/services/
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