CDIONext Generation Business Development Division

Major Products and Areas

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  • Chinese Children Education Businesses

    Chinese Children Education Businesses

    “Quality education” is an education philosophy that has gained much attention in present-day China. Our plan is to work with Japanese education institutions and aim for new market expansion in the ever-growing Chinese education market.

  • Inbound Businesses

    Inbound Businesses

    While combining online and offline functionality, we will develop a Japanese luxury brand that provides people visiting Japan on business or for pleasure with products and experiences and reflect traditional Japanese culture.

  • Next Generation Retail Businesses

    Next Generation Retail Businesses

    We will explore and pursue new ways of doing retail business in China and Southeast Asia in the post-COVID-19 era. Eventually, we will also aim to re-import these new modes of retail to Japan.

  • Smart City & Smart Infrastructure Businesses

    Smart City & Smart Infrastructure Businesses

    In these businesses, we will strive to use smart technologies to solve energy, environmental, safety, administrative and other such societal issues that urban centers in Asia face. In doing so, we will contribute to the development of more livable communities in Asia.

  • Building New Models for Operating Next Generation Industrial Parks

    Building New Models for Operating Next Generation Industrial Parks

    In these businesses, we will develop high-quality industrial parks in Asia that are safe and environmentally friendly, and that contribute to the sharing of technology, human resource development, and the creation of industries and jobs. These businesses will support corporate supply chain management strategies and new overseas expansion.

  • New Materials and Technologies Businesses

    New Materials and Technologies Businesses

    These businesses will facilitate the creation of next generation battery businesses and contribute to achieving low-carbon and recycle-based societies. With a view to realizing the values desired by both society and corporations, we will also promote IT service businesses overseas.

  • Manufacturing & Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

    Manufacturing & Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

    By introducing the technologies and products of countries with advanced medical services and pharmaceuticals to regions where medical care is underdeveloped, these businesses will contribute to the improvement of medicine and health worldwide.

  • Hospital and Medical Infrastructure

    Hospital and Medical Infrastructure

    These businesses will pursue solutions in the hospital and medical infrastructure issues. Contactless models such as remote diagnosis will be used in combination with offline infrastructure like hospital facilities to contribute to the development of medical service systems.

  • Medical Services

    Medical Services

    With the implementation of advanced digital outsourcing models, these businesses will curb ever-growing medical expenses, promote efficiency, and provide personalized, high-quality medical services.

  • Asian Consumer Goods E-Commerce Platform Businesses

    Asian Consumer Goods E-Commerce Platform Businesses

    In these businesses, we will develop an in-house e-commerce platform for use by traditional, small, family-run shops, and streamline the supply chain by cutting out intermediary distributors and wholesalers.

  • e-sports

    e-sports

    We will participate in e-sports businesses, which are rapidly growing on a global level, and by expanding these businesses in Japan and other Asian countries, we will build ties with next generation consumers (millennials and post-millennial generations).

  • Launching Businesses with the Potential for Large-Scale Growth in High-Growth Areas

    Launching Businesses with the Potential for Large-Scale Growth in High-Growth Areas

    Here we will aim to launch businesses in high-growth fields that account for mega trends such as retail finance, wellness, and circular economy ventures.

Our Strengths

Agility that comes from being a newly established division, implementation systems that emphasize speed, systems that enable specialization in growth domains

As a division newly established in 2019, we will pursue growth themes in domains that are expected to see explosive growth in the future, emphasizing speed to engage in the creation of new business models.

Development and construction of new business models focusing on solving social/ customer issues regardless of the product verticals of existing businesses

By anticipating the future need for social infrastructure and technological foundations (e.g. blockchain and next generation batteries), we will be able to create new business models.

Systems capable of drawing on the strengths of Marubeni

Through collaboration with the other business divisions, we will promote businesses that fully utilize all of Marubeni’s resources. By promoting horizontal expansion (entering new domains and linking them with existing ones), we will engage in the creation of new platform functions.

Access and incorporation of the world’s most cutting-edge technologies and innovations

We will use startup ecosystems and innovation centers to cultivate knowledge and experience related to the world’s most cutting-edge technologies and innovations, and develop revolutionary business models that have been proven in Europe and the U.S. as new businesses in Asia.