Saitama, Gateway to Eastern Japan

Saitama City, located just north of Tokyo, is connected with 6 shinkansen bullet train lines and a robust road network making it a perfect location for doing business in Eastern Japan. Saitama City is approx. 30 min from Tokyo/Shinjuku Station. Quick and easy access to central Tokyo!

To Central Tokyo

By local train from Omiya Station (Saitama City)
To Tokyo station: 30min
To Shinjuku station: 29min
To Haneda airport: 60min

To Eastern Japan

By shinkansen from Omiya Station (Saitama City)
to Sendai Station: 66 min
(from Tokyo: 91 min)
to Niigata Station: 74 min
(from Tokyo: 97 min)
to Kanazawa Station: 124 min
(from Tokyo: 150 min)
Saitama, a traditional location for the manufacturing industry, has developed into a centre for precision engineering. For several decades small and medium-sized companies of the region have been actively involved in research and development and have for some time been devoting themselves and their creative ingenuity in particular to the field of medical technology. World leading technologies and unique know-how are the result of this development.
Saitama offers companies from the medical technology sector, medical institutions as well as universities and research facilities vast opportunities for intensive and interdisciplinary cooperation within the framework of the “Medical Innovation Saitama Network” platform. More than 400 members are already involved in the exchange of ideas and are committed to promoting medical technology and related industries.

Saitama, a city of Dynamic Growth

Saitama City is a growing city that attracts people from all over Japan. It is home to a large number of growing and developing companies. It has a large pool of young and capable human resources to choose from. Altogether, it is the ideal city for companies in any number of industries looking to grow their business.
Saitama City attracts a wide variety of industries and a large number of manufacturers. Companies here are able to grow their businesses further and expand their sales channels.

Industry Ranking by Number of Manufacturing Facilities within Saitama City

  1. Metal product manufacturing: 404 companies
  2. Industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing: 245 companies
  3. Printing and related industries: 230 companies
  4. Plastic product manufacturing: 208 companies
  5. Food product manufacturing: 132 companies
Source: 2016 Economic Census for Business Frame of Japan (Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
Saitama City focus on medical devices, mechatronics, robotics and automobile industries for company’s growth.
Saitama City Foundation for Business Creation which is a public foundation established by Saitama City strongly supports SME’s as well as large companies in Saitama, both domestically and globally.


Due to the impact of Covid-19, on-site exhibitions and trade shows were postponed or cancelled throughout the year. With this, all companies have struggled getting opportunities for matching and advancing in business.
In order to connect and further development in an online landscape, New Biz Match Style was established by Saitama City.
Creating opportunities for companies worldwide to find suitable collaborations in Saitama, Japan.


With the advent of online business matching, you will be able to follow updates on Saitama companies 24/7 anywhere, anytime.


Providing VR, AR, and MR experience

Saitama University is developing VR, AR and MR data in order to enhance the manufacturing flow and end product.
With this data, clients are able to check the specification and details of products virtually.
We believe an online platform is the best way to deliver this experience.


A new approach

Saitama City strives to use the latest technology and an online platform to bring Japanese innovation to the world in a drastically changed business landscape.


Saitama's SME's skills and potential; “JAPAN BRAND”

Saitama is renowned for it's advancements in medical technology and devices.
METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) recognizes Saitama's SME's skills and potential, especially in the medical device field with their endorsement under the JAPAN BRAND.
We support our SME's cutting-edge products and services globally, with a focus on medical devices.
Saitama City continues to have its own pavilion at COMPAMED since 2014 and participate in MEDICA on the with Forum MedTech Pharma e.V. pavilion (the biggest medtech cluster in Germany) since 2017.
From 2020, by collaborating with universities and organizations in USA - such as CMU (Carnegie Mellon University) and PTC (Pittsburgh Technology council) - we aim to make Saitama synonymous with medical device advancements!
* Saitama City signed an MOU with Forum MedTech Pharma e.V. in 2014 and Nurnberg City (Germany) in 2019
* Saitama City and Pittsburgh City (USA) are sister cities.


Saitama Global Bizmatch
Saitama City Foundation for Business Creation
Medical devices, Electronics, IT, Robotics, Aerospace, Automotive


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