Incubator Space



OIST Innovation Incubator is a facility for Technology-based Startups
The facility is equipped with shared offices, shared equipment and shared lab.

It is open to startup companies as well as established companies that wish to collaborate with OIST. The 500m2 pre-fab facility is located in the R&D Zone of the OIST Main Campus. The facility accommodates up to 30 people in a mixed-use office and lab setting.



Option Cost per Month
Dedicated Desk in open space 7,080 JPY
Dry Lab Bench in open space 22,200 JPY
Wet Lab Bench in open space 22,200 JPY
Private & Secure Lab Suite (25m2) 84,000 JPY
Private & Secure Office (20m2) 51,200 JPY
Membership Fee per person 2,500 JPY
Hotdesk Membership Fee 5,000 JPY

Dedicated Desk

Dry Lab

Wet Lab

Private Lab

Private Office

Meeting Room



OIST Innovation Incubator locates in the central of Okinawa

Located in the heart of Onna-son, the OIST (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology) Campus is a central hub for academic and research activities in Okinawa. The picturesque surroundings and state-of-the-art facilities make it a must-visit destination for scholars, researchers, and visitors alike.


1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun Okinawa, Japan 904-0495

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  • Access to mentor and investor network
  • Access to entrepreneurship events at OIST
  • Access to cafe and convenience store on campus
  • Access to core facilities and equipment at OIST (additional fee per use)
  • Ability to register OIST postal address
  • Access to external advisors (IP, Finance and HR etc)
  • Support for banking operations by the seconded staff from the bank (the Bank of Okinawa)
  • Flexible month-to-month lease terms, up to 12-months
  • Extension beyond 12 months requires review and approval
  • No equipment can be installed in the incubator without prior approval
  • No reagents can be brought into the incubator without prior approval