QBIC stands for the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System(QZSS) Business Innovation Council, which inspires industries in Japan and the Asia-Pacific region to apply QZSS services and develop QZSS originated business to go for the forthcoming geospatial society. This council was established at Tokyo, Japan in July 2013. We discuss and consolidate subjects/solutions for promoting/expanding QZSS use as recommendation and proposals to Government.

Members of QBIC are more than 300 enterprises from up-down streams with 12 ministries and agencies as observers and 9 professionals from universities/colleges as adviser.

QBIC members join the following meetings. Their articles and papers have been published in these international events.

Publishing and Events

SPAC: Michibiki makes a big step towards Asia Oceania region with 7 satellites (February 10,2021)

SPAC: One year of success for Michibiki in Japan-Michibiki User Survey 2019 (May 22, 2020)

United Nations: International Committee on GNSS ICG-14 in Bengalulu, India (December 20, 2019)

Institute Of Navigation: ION Pacific PNT 2019 (April 22, 2019)

SPAC Application Demonstrations of QZSS

SPAC Application Demonstrations of QZSS from 2011 of 2015 are summarized and listed in table. (June30, 2020) (Please see more detail below)

SPAC Application Demonstration of QZSS (June 8, 2017)

SPAC Application Demonstration table

Other information

Embedded an English translation tool into the QBIC site:How to translate a Japanese page into English.


Japan Space Systems
Satellite Positioning Research and Application Center (SPAC)
3-5-8 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011 JAPAN
E-mail: qbic@jspacesystems.or.jp