Startup Factory Kanto

Zeon Corporation/Zeon Opto Bio Lab Co., Ltd.

Area of support

  • Support for prototype development and mass production in the bioscience field (microfluidic chips, etc.)
  • Support for the development of plastic-molded part prototypes for use in the medical field (regenerative medicine/diagnosis, etc.) and mass production
  • Other plastic-molded parts (for all industries)

Area of specialty

  • Support technology

    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Software
    • Others
  • Support Stage

    • Business Design
    • Specifications examination
      (requirement analysis)
    • Prototype design/
    • Design for mass production
    • Mass production manufacture/
      (small lots okay)
    • Product testing
  • Products assisted

    • IoT/
      Information technology
    • Robots/
      industrial machinery
    • Medical and welfarePlastic formed products in life sciences field
    • Aerospace
    • Others

Display example

  • Has track record
  • Able to assist
  • Unable to assist
English Support Level
Telephone/Mail support
Sales / Concept meeting
Technical meeting



  • Company profile
    ZEON is involved in the research and development, manufacture and sale of synthetic elastomers, synthetic plastic materials and specialty plastic materials. Our specialty plastics and specialty components divisions sell cyclo-olefin polymers (COP), transparent, thermoplastic resins for use in optical lenses and pharmaceuticle packaging, etc. for medical applications, and we also market medical test containers manufactured by Zeon Opto Bio Lab Co., Ltd., one of our subsidiaries specializing in plastic molding.
  • Overview of support
    ZEON is a one-stop-shop for contracting the design of prototypes and the production of small lots and prototypes based on product ideas, including microfluidic chips, etc. for use in the medical and bioscience fields, catering to universities,research institutions and startups, etc., looking to commercialize their products. We also assist in the provision of mass production technologies for the future.



Hirotaro Hujiki

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • Joined ZEON in 2007, responsible for business administration
  • From 2016, he was placed in charge of sales for COPs (ZEONEX®,ZEONOR® and COP molded products)

Message to startups

ZEON can accommodate contracts for the production of prototypes of plastic-molded products, such as microfluidic chips, etc. used in the field of drug discovery research and life sciences (testing & diagnosis, etc.) in small lots and with a quick turn around. We also provide mass production technologies. ZEON is a manufacturer of specialty plastics and cyclo-olefin polymers, “ZEONEX®, ZEONOR®” that boast superior transparency and low auto-fluorescence, enabling us to support startups in the area of material and fabrication technologies.