Latest UpdatesMIYAGI: Invest Miyagi Seminar in Tokyo (December 20)

Nov 16, 2018

The Invest Miyagi Seminar will communicate the advantages of Miyagi Prefecture for foreign-affiliated companies who are interested in establishing a presence or investing in Miyagi.
The keynote speech will be delivered by Mr. Hiroyuki Tsutsumi, President and CEO of Philips Japan Ltd., who will introduce the factors that led his company to choose Miyagi as the location of their research base. Examples of global research seeds will also be presented by two academics from Tohoku University.
This fascinating look at the allures of Miyagi is a must-see for business people.

DATE December 20, 2018 3:30pm - 6:30pm(Open 3:00pm)

JETRO IBSC Hall, Ark Mori Bldg, 7F(12-32, Akasaka 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo)


Presentation 1
  • Opening Remarks
    Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai
  • "Investing in Miyagi"
    Yoshiko Narita (Director of the International Affairs Division, Miyagi prefectural Government)
Presentation 2
  • "The Deciding Factor of Our First Japanese Development Base"
    Hiroyuki Tsutsumi (President & CEO, Philips Japan)
  • "Tohoku University's Potential in Industry-Academia Collaboration"
    Hitoshi Sato (Planning Director, Tohoku University Head Office of Enterprise Partnerships)
  • "The Latest Technologies –Robotics and Drug Discovery-"
    Masanori Muroyama (Tohoku University Associate Professor)
    Shigeki Moriguchi (Tohoku University Lecturer)
Networking Session
Host International Affairs Division, Miyagi Prefectural Government
Target participants Foreign company, Embassy, Chamber of commerce etc.
Admission fee Free
Language Japanese and English by simultaneous translation
Seating Available 80 persons (Pre-registration Required)
Deadline for Application Friday, December, 14th, 2018



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