Several business companies including major pharmaceutical companies, venture capital, and Digital Garage Co., a business context company, have formed a consortium to comprehensively support start-ups in the field of life science. Applicants are offered free of charge offices in Tokyo, a training camp in Kamakura, an incubation center in Digital Garage’s San Francisco location, and a wet laboratory (BSL 2) in the suburbs of Tokyo. Actual expenses such as reagents must be borne by the applicants.

Digital Garage news release, May 23, 2018