Latest UpdatesKYOTO: Kyoto Investment Seminar in Tokyo (February 1)

Jan 16, 2019

Kyoto is known to many as a tourism city, but it is also a city of manufacturers. A large number of businesses continue to expand outwards from Kyoto worldwide through a fusion of traditional artisanship and cutting-edge technology.
Furthermore, there are 38 universities and vocational colleges within city limits overflowing with the creative energy of young people and students. Universities and colleges participate in vigorous industry-academic cooperative programs. Moreover, with the complete relocation of the Agency for Cultural Affairs to Kyoto, it is expected that projects towards realizing arts and culture on a national level will be implemented.
At this seminar, we will introduce how the charms of Kyoto have attracted businesses and industry-academic-municipal cooperative projects that are characteristic of the city. We hope you will join us in this unique opportunity.


Friday, February 1st, 2019 13:30-16:00 (Venue opens at 13 : 00)

Venue HAPPO-ENExternal site: a new window will open. (1-1-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan)
“Address by organizer and introduction of Kyoto City”
Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto City
"Introduction of Office of Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation"


Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration in Kyoto University.
Ms. Kayo Hattori, Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Development Strategy iACT (Institute for Advancement of Clinical and Translational Science), Kyoto University Hospital
"The charm of Kyoto City from the viewpoint of companies newly located in the city"

Lecture 2

”Panasonic Design Kyoto” – TRANSITION For Innovating Panasonic Design
Mr. Shingo Usui, Director of Design Center, Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation



Helping lives and our environment.
Making history. – from Munakata to Kyoto and to the world –
Mr. Yoichi Takamoto, Chairman&CEO of tmsuk co.,Ltd.

“Introduction of supporting organization and location candidate”


Kyoto Research Park – the Innovation Hub of Kyoto –
Mr. Nobuya Ogawa, President of Kyoto Research Park Corporation



Why Invest in Kyoto?
Mr. Kenichi Ishihara, Chief Director of JETRO KYOTO

Question and Answers, Private Consultation
Organizer Kyoto City
Supporter Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Kansai Bureau, Foreign Ministry; JETRO; SME SUPPORT JAPAN; Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Kyoto Foreign Investment Promotion Committee
Participants Japanese companies in capital area, Foreign companies, Diplomatic establishments, Foreign chambers of commerce in Japan, etc.
Language Japanese and English by simultaneous translation
Fee Free
Seats available 100 persons (If applicants exceed the capacity, lottery will be done.)
Deadline of Application Thursday, January 24th, 2019

For more information, please see the following exhibit flyers referencePDF file(1MB) and Kyoto Investment Seminar in TokyoExternal site: a new window will open..


New Industry Promotion Office, Industry and Tourism Bureau, City of Kyoto
Tel: 075-222-4239

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