In Pursuit of Innovation: Murata Launches Open Innovation Website

Hoofddorp, Netherlands: Murata today announced the launch of its Open Innovation website to create collaborative relationships with start-ups to develop solutions in the mobility, energy, healthcare, and wireless markets. With its specific focus on start-up companies and universities, the website provides the opportunity to explore go-to-market plans drawing on Murata’s extensive R&D capabilities, manufacturing support capabilities, and financial resources.

Murata has a long-standing and proud history of partnering with customers, universities and strategic partners to enable new technology development and accelerate revenue generation. To demonstrate this value proposition, the website includes case studies showcasing our successful collaborations and gives an overview of the support that a start-up organization can receive through partnering with Murata.

Collaboration partners will be provided with valuable resources such as R&D assistance, channels to market, mass production capabilities, financial backing and market access in order to realize the full potential of their innovations.

“As an innovator in electronics, Murata is proud to launch the Open Innovation website as a gateway to engagement with universities and start-ups”, said Mitch Nozaki, General Manager Business Innovation & Incubation, Murata Europe. “The website is a great starting point to grow ideas on new products and technologies which can have a positive effect on society globally.”

Murata’s Open Innovation website can be found at:

For further information and reader enquiries:
Dunya Kamil, Murata Electronics Europe B.V., Wegalaan 2, 2132 JC, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0) 23 56 98 456 E-mail:
Fax: +31 (0) 23 56 98 361 Web:

Agency contact:
Rachel Sandeman, Publitek Limited, 18 Brock Street, Bath, BA1 2LW, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 2038 136425 E-mail:

About Murata
Murata is a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules, and devices. The complete range includes ceramic capacitors, resistors/thermistors, inductors/chokes, timing devices, buzzers, sensors and EMI suppression filters. Whilst the company is known as a global ceramic capacitor manufacturer, it is also a world leader in Bluetooth® & WiFi™ Modules, board-mount DC-DC converters and is a key manufacturer of standard and custom AC-DC power supplies.

Established in 1944, Murata is headquartered in Japan and has European offices in Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

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