Regional Information Ibaraki

Bring Innovation to Your Business by Establishing an R&D Center in Ibaraki Prefecture

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Investment Promotion Group Global Strategy Team

978-6 Kasaharacho,Mito, Ibaraki 310-8555,
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The information below is as of November 2017.

R&D Facility (Diverse research area that do not limit private industries.)

(Related sectors: Automobiles and transport equipment, Aircraft, Life Science)

Attractive features

A total of 29 research institutes are gathered in Tsukuba.
Collaborative R&D of industry-academia-government collaboration and cutting edge science and technology in Tsukuba, Ibaraki!

Principal Japanese companies in the industry


Principal foreign companies in the industry

Valeo Japan Co., Ltd.

Major education/research institutes of the industry

University of TsukubaExternal site: a new window will open. , AISTExternal site: a new window will open. , NIMS, a total of 29 research institutes are gathered in Tsukuba. Also, J-PARC, is located in Tokai.

Major industry cluster plans, special zones and industry-government-academia collaboration of the industry

Industry-academia-government collaboration such as TIAExternal site: a new window will open. are very active.