Kyoto Shisaku Net (KSN) is a Consortium of over 80+ small & medium manufacturers focused on rapid prototyping small lot production. It provides a wide range of equipment and systems development, offering support for industrial design, CAE analysis, sheet metals, plastics and resin, cutting, circuit boards (PCBs), evaluation systems, and more.
Their main R&D clients are Kansai electronics companies like Kyocera, Daikin, GS Yuasa, Horiba, Omron, NTT West.
KSN started working with hardware startups in 2014, after a trial with Hacarus.
Since 2015, over 20 startups have been supported by their prototype experts.