TOKYO
CENTRAL
KANSAI
FUKUOKA
SAPPORO/HOKKAIDO
SENDAI
HIROSHIMA
KITAKYUSHU

STARTUP CITY

SENDAI

Sendai is a city with a population of one million, and is the political and economic center of Japan’s Tohoku region. Although Sendai is a large city, it is known throughout Japan as a modern city in harmony with nature.Greenery is especially abundant in the center of the city, which has tree-lined streets and parks. As a result, Sendai is called the “City of Trees.”Sendai has many advanced educational institutions and research institutes such as Tohoku University. Another feature is that many startups take on social issues by utilizing ICT and DeepTech.Sendai has also become a global leader in disaster management after multiple earthquakes shook the city. In 2015, it hosted the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction. Resilience, along with youth and revitalization, is truly part of Sendai’s core.

ACCESS
Sendai International Airport
Sendai Airport Access Line provides direct operation from Sendai Airport Station to JR Sendai Station and the required time between them is 25 minutes (17 minutes by rapid train).
Tohoku Shinkansen
It takes about 1hour and 40 minutes to reach Sendai from Tokyoon the Tohoku Bullet Train.
POPULATION
1.09 million
UNIVERSITY
- TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
- MIYAGI UNIVERSITY
- TOHOKU GAKUIN UNIVERSITY
- Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University
- National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Tohoku Center
ECONOMY
- Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.
- 77 Bank
- IRIS OHYAMA Inc.
- Kamei Corporation
- Cyber Com Co., Ltd.
SUPPORT
- Tohoku Growth Accelerator
- Tohoku Social Innovation Accelerator
- SENDAI NEW PUBLIC (SDGs Accelerator)
- SENDAI for Startups!
- MICHINOKU ACADEMIA STARTUP PLATFORM

SENDAI - Startups

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