Japan Embedded System Technology Association
The name of AssociationJapan Embedded Systems Technology Association (JASA)
Offices
        
Head Office: 6-7 Odenma-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0011 JAPAN
TEL : +81-3-5643-0211  FAX : +81-3-5643-0212
Branches:Hokkaido (Sapporo), Tohoku (Sendai), Tokyo, Chubu (Nagoya), Hokuriku (Fukui), Kinki (Osaka) and Kyushu (Fukuoka)
PurposesThe purposes of the Association are to contribute to healthy development of Japanese industries and improvement of national life. These purposes are achieved by improving embedded systems technology, raising users’ convenience through standardization of applied microelectronics technology, protection of rights, and investigation research, etc., for the embedded systems industry (development, manufacturing, and sale of product using microelectronics technology, and system using such product).
Number of Members・Regular members: 159 companies
・Supporting members: 33 companies (as of April, 2019)
Established DateAugust 7, 1986
OrganizationAdministration Division, Education Division, Technical Division, ET Division
Industrial ClassificationJapan Standard Industry Classification G-3912 Embedded Software Industry

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JASA Proactively Supports Member Companies

JASA offers a wide variety of activities for research of the latest embedded systems technology, information exchange, and interaction with other member companies. JASA provides various supports to member companies to facilitate revitalization of the entire industry beyond the boundaries of individual companies.

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Committees/Research Groups/WG Activities

JASA forms over 17 committees including a Safety Improvement Committee. Through research groups and working groups (WG), JASA also conducts survey and research into areas of critical interest that may be difficult for any single company to address on its own.

2

Embedded Technology Seminars/Training

JASA runs and sponsors various seminars and training programs, including ET seminars on the newest themes in the embedded technology industry and freshers seminars for new employees.

3

Community-Based Branch Activities

There is a growing need for community-based industry activities owing to the expansion of the embedded systems market. JASA promotes community-based unique activities centered on the embedded technology, supports such activities, and facilitates exchange among branches, by setting branch offices.

4

Support for Training of Embedded Technology Engineers

JASA actively addresses issues of “human resource development” which will support the industry in future by holding seminars based on the JASA-standardized education curriculum, conducting testing for Embedded Technology Engineer Certification (ETEC), and performing survey/research/promotion activities, etc.

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Provision of Employees’ Pension Fund and Group Insurance

Member companies can participate in Japan’s System House Employees’ Pension Fund program or JASA Mutual Aid Group Insurance program sponsored by JASA.

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Special Rates to Participate in Related Events

Member companies can participate in JASA-sponsored exhibitions/seminars, overseas programs, etc. at special member rates.

Enrollment Fee and Membership Fee

Enrollment Fee200,000 yen for each regular/supporting memberMembership Fee for Regular MemberThe membership rates listed in the table shown to the right applies. Membership fee is determined based on the capital amount of the company or the number of employees, whichever is higher.Membership Fee for Supporting MemberMembership fee for supporting member is 300,000 yen, or more in increments of 100,000 yen.

TypeCapital Amount (yen)Number of EmployeesAnnual Rate (yen)
ALess than 5 million1 – 980,000
B5 million or more to less than 20 million10 – 49160,000
C20 million or more to less than 50 million50 – 99240,000
D50 million or more to less than 100 million100 – 199320,000
E100 million or more to less than 500 million200 – 399400,000
F500 million or more400 or over480,000
  • For venture support, the annual rate for the company with less than 7 employees is 80,000 yen regardless of the capital amount.
  • The annual rate for division membership is 160,000 yen.
  • The annual rate for branch membership is 60,000 or 140,000 yen depending on company size.
  • Enrollment fee and annual rate are waived for academic members.