Regional Information Hamamatsu city

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Hamamatsu City, Industry Department, Industrial Promotion Division

103-2 Motoshiro-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-city, Shizuoka Prefecture 430-8652
Tel: +81-53-457-2282 Fax: +81-53-373-8899
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Hamamatsu city

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The information below is as of November 2017.

Transport equipment industries and transport equipment-related next generation technology industries

(Related sectors: Automobile and Transport Equipment, Environment and Energy)

Attractive features

The presence of global companies and research organizations give the city R&D potential with an international edge, and small and medium-sized enterprises and venture companies are among those corporations producing numerous technologies and products that are unique or dominant in their respective markets. More than half of the shipment value of manufactured goods is yielded by the transportation equipment industry with the proportion even higher if related industries are included. A broad-ranging industrial agglomeration has been formed by industries from motorcycle and motor vehicle companies to boatbuilding companies that take a geographical advantage of neighboring Lake Hamana as well as to the next-generation aerospace industry.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry
  • SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION
  • Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
  • Yamaha Mortor Co.
  • F.C.C. Co.,Ltd.
  • ENKEI Corporation
  • Yutaka Giken Company Limited.
  • Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
Major education/research institutes of the industry
  • Shizuoka University
  • Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology
  • Toyohashi University of Technology
  • Shizuoka University of Art and Culture
  • Polytechnic College Hamamatsu
  • Hamamatsu Techno College
Major industry cluster plans, special zones and industry-government-academia collaboration of the industry

Hamamatsu City: "Hamamatsu Industry Innovation Initiative"
Hamamatsu City: "Hamamatsu City Regional Basic Plan"

  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology / Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Regional Innovation Strategy: “Hamamatsu Higashi-Mikala life photonics innovation”.

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry: "San En Nanshin Wide-area Basic Plan," a subsidiary enterprise for revitalizing the wide-area industrial cluster
Cabinet Office: The Comprehensive Special Zone for revitalization of the region, Special Zone for "New Manufacturing 'Monozukuri" for creating the future

Optical/electronic technology-related industries

(Related sectors: Electronics)

Attractive features

The presence of global companies and research organizations give the city R&D potential with an international competitive edge, and small and medium-sized enterprises and venture companies are among those corporations producing numerous technologies and products that are unique or dominant in their respective markets. With local cluster projects bringing together Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., a top runner in the field of optical/electronic technology, and related companies, the synergistic effects with other industry sectors in the area are expected to turn this into a key industry.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry
  • Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
  • Yamaha Corporation
  • Yamaha Mortor Co.
  • Pulstec Industrial Co.,Ltd.
  • Roland DG Corporation
  • ASTI CORPORATION
  • IDEC CORPORATION
  • Kowa Company,Ltd.
Major education/research institutes of the industry
  • Shizuoka University
  • Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
  • Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries
  • Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology
  • Toyohashi University of Technology
  • Polytechnic College Hamamatsu
  • Hamamatsu Techno College
Major industry cluster plans, special zones and industry-government-academia collaboration of the industry

Hamamatsu City: "Hamamatsu Industry Innovation Initiative"
Hamamatsu City: "Hamamatsu City Regional Basic Plan"

  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology / Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Regional Innovation Strategy: “Hamamatsu Higashi-mikawa life photonics innovation”.
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Project for the Development of Joint Research Hubs based on Regional Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration “Hamamatsu Next-Generation Optical and Health and Medical Care Industries Creation Hub”

Cabinet Office: The Comprehensive Special Zone for revitalization of the region, Special Zone for "New Manufacturing 'Monozukuri'" for creating the Future