Facilities and Services


The 500m2 pre-fab facility is located in the R&D Zone of the OIST Main Campus. The facility expects to accommodate up to 30 people in a mixed-use office and lab setting.

Available space

  • Dedicated Desk: Dedicated desk in open office area
  • Private Office: Securely locked office (20m2)
  • Lab Bench: Dedicated lab bench in open lab area
  • Private Lab Suite: Securely locked lab suite (25m2)


Type Cost per month
Dedicated Desk 7,080 JPY
Private Office (20m2) 51,200 JPY
Lab Bench 22,200 JPY
Private Lab Suite (25m2) 84,000 JPY
Membership Fee per person 2,500 JPY

Occupancy Guidelines

  1. Flexible month-to-month lease terms, up to 12-months
  2. Extension beyond 12 months requires review and approval
  3. No equipment can be installed in the incubator without prior approval
  4. No hazardous materials can be brought into the incubator without prior approval

Common facilities and services


  • Common lab equipment (freezers, incubators, centrifuges)
  • Bookable meeting room for up to 8 people (teleconference capablity, projector and screen)
  • Bookable event space for up to 25 people (40m2)
  • Access to meeting rooms and event space at the OIST Conference Center (additional fee per use)
  • Wireless internet and shared printer/copier/scanner
  • Soundproof phone booth
  • Shared kitchen
  • Parking space


  • 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
  • Listing on I-Square website
  • IP, Finance and HR advice (through external advisors)