Would you like to achieve innovation together with us?

“Innovator in Electronics”
Murata is well known for creating ingenious products and technologies to continuously meet the diversifying social needs of our times. This slogan embodies our strong desire “to be an innovation leader in the electronics industry.”

Murata’s history begins with technology, knowledge, and people it encountered through collaboration with universities. For the 70 plus years since then we have continued to produce new value through collaboration in a variety of formats with many partners, such as research institutions and companies. Murata ceaselessly passes on the DNA for producing innovative value together with collaboration partners.

Our advantage is being able to provide needed resources by aiming for Win-Win relationships with an open stance. We are engaged in research and development through long-term partnerships with universities and startups even in areas that require time to produce results, such as material technology as well as AI and autonomous driving on which the world is currently focusing.

Murata would like to achieve innovation together with you.

Roundtable Discussion VideoFostering new business with Murata’s partners
We had 4 representatives from Murata who discussed their projects and the benefits of industry cooperation.
Check out “Murata’s style” of open innovation.

The Value Murata can Provide

Providing resources required for the various stages of collaboration


  • Technology establishment:MurataR&D engineer、funds、Start up、BrandQuality、SCMetc… 技術の確立:MurataR&D engineerとfunds、Start up、BrandQuality、SCMetc…


    Technology establishment

    • R&D engineer resources and the knowledge they have accumulated.
    • Non-Recurring Engineering (NRE) expenses for joint research, development, and evaluation.
  • Preparation for mass production:MurataFactories、offices global、funds、BrandQuality、SCMetc… 量産準備:MurataFactories、offices global、funds、BrandQuality、SCMetc…


    Preparation for mass production

    • Process engineer and quality engineer resources to prepare for mass production.
    • Marketing network for confirming product specifications.
    • Minor investment can also be considered.
  • Start of mass production and business expansion:New BIG business、components and devices,Murata sales channel,BrandQuality、SCMetc… 量産開始とビジネスの拡張:New BIG business、components and devices,Murata sales channel,BrandQuality、SCMetc…


    Start of mass production and business expansion

    • Use of Murata’s large-scale production capability and global supply chain.
    • Providing marketing support to expand business scale, such as product and application development.
    • Providing options, such as licensing, joint venture establishment, etc.


These are the areas and fields that Murata is targeting in particular.

  • Mobility


    Providing new value through the application of IoT technologies and vehicle-based services

  • Wellness


    Pursuing new forms of enrichment grounded in safety and peace of mind through a comprehensive approach to health

  • Environment


    Realizing a decarbonized society, a hydrogen-energy-based society, and a recycling-oriented economy

Examples of Collaboration Results

To date we have created much value through collaboration with a variety of partners.

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We’ve launched a service collaboration around smart monozukuri tools for the manufacturing industry.

The new JIGlet® service utilizes the combined expertise of Murata Manufacturing and ACCESS CO., LTD.JIGlet® makes it easy to record and store data on the status of equipment and personnel in a variety of settings, enabling visualization through graphs of variation and inefficiencies in processes.The availability of this easy-to-manage IoT tool enables support for kaizen activities in the manufacturing industry, where the introduction and establishment of IoT had previously been considered difficult.


Murata Manufacturing is looking for research institutions, companies, and other organizations who are in the relentless pursuit of innovation and interested in turning ideas into unique solutions that could quite possibly shape the future of electronics and our global society.

Murata Manufacturing

Murata Manufacturing contributes to the development of the electronics world by creating innovative technologies and solutions.