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Latest Updates"Kyoto City" Kyoto Investment Seminar in Tokyo(February 3)

Jan 17, 2017

Kyoto accumulated more than 1200 years of history, and blessed with diversified landscape by combination of beautiful rich nature, many historical heritage and tasteful townscape.
Also Kyoto is known as “Manufacturing City”. Many located companies develop and manufacture global leading products utilizing knowledge and technology of traditional industry. Also Kyoto is “University City” with the integration of 38 universities.
We hosts “Kyoto Investment Seminar in Tokyo” to introduce located companies, industry-academia-government collaboration, and activities utilizing Kyomachiya. We look forward to seeing you.

Date Friday, February 3rd, 2017, 13 : 30-16 : 00  (Venue opens at 13 : 00)

Meiji KinenkanExternal site: a new window will open.  (2-2-23 Moto-Akasaka Minato-ku Tokyo Japan)


● Address for organizer 
13 : 30-13 : 45
・Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto City

● Introduction of Office of Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation
13 : 45-14 : 00
[Lecture 1] "Kyoto-style innovation from a melting pot of knowledge, culture and experience”
・Dr. Katsutoshi Fukuda, Associate Professor, General Manager of Industrial Liaison division, Office of Society-Academia 
  Collaboration for Innovation, Kyoto University

14 : 00-14 : 20
[Lecture 2] “Innovation Hub KYOTO - Open Innovation in Kyoto University Medical Science Fields –”
・Mr. Hirokazu Yamamoto, Fellow, Kyoto University Medical Science and Business Liaison Organization

● The charm of Kyoto City from the viewpoint of companies newly located in the city
14 : 20-15 : 00
[Lecture 3] “EV startup from KYOTO is going into the automotive industry”
・Mr. Hiroyasu Koma, President/CEO, GLM Co., Ltd.

● Introduction of supporting organization and Location candidate
15 : 10-15 : 25
[Lecture 4] “Kyoto Research Park - the Innovation Hub of Kyoto – ”
・Mr. Kazuya Matsuo, President of Kyoto Research Park Corporation

15 : 25-15 : 40
[Lecture 5] “For Investment Expansion in Kyoto”
・Kenichi Ishihara, Chief Director of JETRO KYOTO

15 : 40-15 : 55
[Lecture 6] “Machiya (Kyoto Traditional Townhouses):Manufacturing cultural hub”
・Mr. Toshinori Terada, Managing Director, Kyoto Center for Community Collaboration

●Question and Answers  15 : 55-16 : 00

Organizer Kyoto City
Supporters Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau, Foreign Ministry, JETRO, Organization for SME support,
Kyoto Foreign Investment Promotion Committee, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Participants Foreign companies, Japanese companies in capital area, Embassy of Japan, Foreign chambers of commerce in japan, etc.
Language Japanese and English by simultaneous translation
Fee Free
Seats available 100 persons
Deadline of Application Friday, January 27th, 2017

For more information, please see the following website.

Kyoto Investment Seminar in TokyoExternal site: a new window will open.

Contact address (about this seminar)
  Mr. Mizota[Kyoto Investment Seminar in Tokyo] Secretaiat
  (Sangyo-Times, Inc. Business Development Dept.)
  TEL :  03-5835-5895 FAX :  03-5835-5495
  E-mail :  kyoto@sangyo-times.co.jp

Contact Address (about investment promotion activities)
  New Industry Promotion Office,
  Industry and Tourism Bureau, City of Kyoto
  TEL :  075-222-3324FAX :  075-222-3331
  E-mail :  sanshin@city.kyoto.lg.jp