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Regional Information

Gifu

The information below is as of July 2014.

Your Regional Guide: Koji Endo

Gifu Pref. Concierge

Inquires about investment in Japan.

Business Investment Promotion DivisionTo other site
2-1-1 Yabuta-minami, Gifu-city, Gifu Prefecture 500-8570
TEL: +81-58-272-8372   FAX: +81-58-278-2659

Gifu

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Aerospace industries

(Related sectors: Automobiles and automotive parts)

Attractive features

Gifu Prefecture has a cluster of aerospace-related manufacturing companies such as Kawasaki Heavy Industries and is designated as a Special Zone to Create Asia's No.1 Aerospace Industrial Cluster.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries,Ltd.
  • Nabtesco Corporation
Major education/research institutes of the industry
  • Gifu University and Graduate Schools
  • Industrial Research Institute of Gifu Prefecture(support for aerospace industry-related technology development and product development)
  • Technological Innovation Center GIFU(support for aerospace industry-related technology development and product development)
Major industry cluster plans, special zones and industry-government-academia collaboration of the industry
  • Gifu University Organization for Research & Community Development
  • Gifu University Die Construction Technical Research Center (development of human resources specialized in die manufacturing)

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Healthcare industries

(Related sectors: Healthcare and Welfare, Biotechnology)

Attractive features

The Gifu region of Gifu Prefecture has a cluster of pharmaceutical and medical equipment-related companies such as Eisai. The prefecture is also working on promotion of the healthcare-related industry by enhancing the subsidy program for medical-related industries and providing support for new entries into the industry.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry

Eizai Co., Ltd. , Kawashima Plant
Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd., Gifu Plant
TERUMO CLINICAL SUPPLY CO., LTD.

Major education/research institutes of the industry
  • Gifu University and Graduate Schools
  • Gifu Pharmaceutical University
  • Gifu Reserch & Development Foundation

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Food industries

(Related sectors: Food manufacturing, Biotechnology)

Attractive features

The Seino region of Gifu is ideal for food production, having an abundance of clean groundwater and agricultural products. The Gifu Prefecture enhanced subsidy program for food-related industries to attract food-related industries with enthusiasm is in effect.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry

CALBEE, Inc. Kakamigahara Factory
Glico Diary Products Co.,LTD. Gifu Factory
AJINOMOTO FROZEN FOODS Co., Inc. Chubu Factory

Major education/research institutes of the industry

Industrial Technology Center, Gifu Prefectural Government

*Please visit General Business Information pages for basic information on the region, including population, GDP, services for investment in Japan, and databases of local companies.

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