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[Business hours]8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


2-21-10 Kitaueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0014

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Business founded in the spirit of public interest capitalism

  • Entrepreneurial spirit of challenge and improvement
  • Contributing to society through sustainable growth and business creation led by medium- and long-term development investment
  • Maximization of added value through business operations and fair distribution of returns to all stakeholders

Company Profile

  • Company name
    Touchence Inc.
  • Representative
    Naoya Maruyama (President)
  • Email address
  • Business hours
    8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Business days and holidays
    Business days: Monday to Friday, Holidays: Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays
  • Business area
  • Address
    2-21-10 Kitaueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0014
  • Telephone number
  • Fax number
  • Capital
    127,987,500 yen
  • Products
    Tactile sensors

Company History

  • Apr. 2011
    Touchence Inc. founded.
  • Jul. 2011
    A University of Tokyo professor and specially appointed assistant professor appointed outside directors.
  • Aug. 2012
    Capitalization increased to 35,000,000 yen.
  • Oct. 2012
    Touchence selected by Nikkei Business as one of its 100 Next-Generation Venture Companies that will Save Japan
  • Nov. 2012
    Received 7th Monozukuri Renkei Grand Prize
  • May 2013
    Article introducing tactile sensors run in Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun newspaper.
  • May 2014
    Touchence introduced in a Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun newspaper article as a venture business launched from a university.
  • Mar. 2015
    Started handling overseas brand products. Received Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Award (Technology).
  • Sep. 2015
    Appeared on World Business Satellite television program "Trend Tamago" segment.
  • Apr. 2016
    Appeared again on World Business Satellite television program "Trend Tamago" segment.
  • Jun. 2016
    Crowdfunding for the new CMG instrument reached 192% of its target and the project was launched.
  • Jan. 2017
    Appeared on Burari Tochu Gesha no Tabi television program.
  • Sep. 2018
    Performed third-party allocation of shares with DEFTA Healthcare Technologies, L.P., etc. as recipients and raised 110,000,000 yen in financing.
  • Sep. 2019
    Raised a total of 103,500,000 yen in financing.
  • Nov. 2019
    Entered license agreement with Kagawa University. Began development of third-generation tactile sensors.
  • Mar. 2020
    Awarded the 45th Invention Grand Prize by the Japan Society for the Advancement of Inventions.
  • May 2020
    Founding member Naoya Maruyama appointed representative director.


2-21-10 Kitaueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0014
5 minute walk from Iriya Station on the Hibiya Line
10 minute walk from JR Uguisudani Station
15 minute walk from JR Ueno Station

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