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Latest Updates"Kyoto" Kyoto Investment Seminar in Tokyo (February 12th)

Jan 15, 2016

As the spiritual home of Japan, Kyoto has a more than one-thousand year history and a living creative spirit.
At the same time, it is a place where traditional craftsmanship and state-of-the-art technology are born and developed, making the city a manufacturing hub where world-leading companies produce outstanding products.
Kyoto’s concentration of universities; collaboration between industry, academia and government; its well-developed transportation system; rich residential and natural environments and other advantages have also drawn many companies in the field of R&D.
To promoted these aspects as the city’s multitude of strengths and to make its business environment widely known among business people of the world, the City of Kyoto is set to hold the “Kyoto Investment Seminar in Tokyo” at Happo-en in Tokyo.
This is an excellent opportunity for those who want to know more
about the business environment in Kyoto.

Date 14:00 - 17:00 Feb.12 (Fri.), 2016
Venue Happo-en (1-1-1 Shirokane-dai Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Program 13:30 (Venue opens at 13:30)
♦Address by the organizer
14:00-14:15   Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto City
♦Introduction of industry-academia -government collaboration, led by Kyoto University
14:15-14:45   A Hub of Science and Technology Research Founded on 1,200 Years of Tradition and Culture
                      Dr. Takashi Kaneta, Associate Professor, General Manager of Industrial Liaison,
                      Office of Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation, Kyoto University
♦Introduction of business activities by companies operating in Kyoto city
15:00-15:30   Innovation from Kyoto - 23 years challenge of French Chemical Company -
                      Dr. Atushi Miyabo, General Manager of Kyoto Technical Center, ARKEMA K.K.
15:30-16:00   DNA of Kyoto, the land for creating new companies - Kyoto Model -
                      Mr. Yasuo Nishiguchi, Chairman & CEO, Socionext Inc. (Former Chariman&CEO, Kyocera Corporation)
♦Introduction of supporting organization and Kyoto Research Park
16:00-16:15   Activity and organization of JETRO for supporting foreign companies investing in Japan
                      Mr. Kenichi Ishihara, General Manager of JETRO Kyoto
16:15-16:30   Industry integration sites in Kyoto
                      Mr. Kazuya Matsuo, President of Kyoto Research Park Corporation
16:30-17:00   Questions and Answers, Private consultation
Participants Foreign affiliated companies, companies located in the greater Tokyo Metropolitan Area, foreign embassies in Japan, foreign chambers of commerce and industry in Japan
Fee Free
Capacity 100 seats (If the number of applicants surpasses the number of seats available, attendees will be chosen by lottery)
Language Japanese with simultaneous interpretation in English
Host City of Kyoto

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau, Foreign Ministry, JETRO, Organization for SME Support,CCI France Japon,
Kyoto Foreign Investment Promotion Committee


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Deadline of Application Feb.3 (Wed.)2016
For inquiries about this seminar, please contact:
“Kyoto Investment Seminar in Tokyo” Secretariat (Business Development Dept. of Sangyo – Times Inc.)
TEL: 03-5835-5895
FAX: 03-5835-5495
Email: kyoto@sangyo-times.co.jp

For inquiries about investment promotion activities, please contact:
Industrial Policy Section, Industrial Strategy Department, Industry and Tourism Bureau of the City of Kyoto
TEL: 075-222-3325