Regional Information

Industrial Cluster Information

Information about the industrial clusters (major companies, related research institutions, etc.) in various regions of Japan. Place the cursor over the industry of interest, to view regions which have opportunities for that industry.
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Automobile and Transport Equipment

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Areas which have a large presence of Automobile and Transport Equipment

Hokkaido Aomori Iwate Miyagi Akita Yamagata Tochigi Gunma Kanagawa Niigata Toyama Gifu Shizuoka Aichi Mie Fukui Shiga Tottori Shimane Okayama Hiroshima Fukuoka Nagasaki Kumamoto Oita Kagoshima

Hokkaido
The region is gaining attention as a manufacturing industry cluster.

Aomori
Aomori is perfectly suited as a base for the development and production of next-generation automobiles.

Iwate
Iwate Plant of Toyota Motor Corporation is a mother plant of Toyota's small-sized vehicles. Increasing accumulation of automobile-related industries is expected.

Miyagi
As the nation's third largest manufacturing base of Toyota Motor Corporation, significant growth is expected.

Akita
Support through collaboration with the electronic device industry, and opportunities provided by Akita Port, Japan's gateway to Far East Asia

Yamagata
Development of eastern Japan's leading manufacturing technology base possessing a broad cluster of high quality, high precision technologies.

Tochigi
Major Japanese automobile manufacturers and aerospace companies active in Tochigi Prefecture have united to form the Tochigi Auto Industry Development Association and the Tochigi Aerospace Industry Promotion Association.

Gunma
A concentration of mold design and metal working companies with high technological capabilities (account for about 40% of goods shipment)

Kanagawa
A growing car industry accumulation, with the R&D base of Mercedes-Benz and the transfer of Nissan's Global Headquarters

Niigata
Industry clusters exist for metallic product fabrication, electronics and mechanical manufacturing, general machinery manufacturing and other areas.

Niigata city
<Niigata Port aiming to become a hub port along the Sea of Japan>
- Promoting use of Niigata Port as an international hub port
- Accumulating industries to the areas around the port
<Strongly supporting businesses entering the aircraft industry>
- Cultivating the aircraft industry
- Providing support for entering the aircraft industry

Toyama
Toyama is home to a number of technologically strong manufacturers.

Gifu
Gifu Prefecture has a cluster of many aerospace-related industries.

Aichi
Aichi possesses a concentration of next-generation automotive and automotive-related companies which is among the largest in the world.

Nagoya city
Nagoya city is Japan's largest manufacturing center with clusters of industries in automobiles and aircrafts. Other various companies that support these industries are also accumulated in this city.

Tahara city
automotive-related industries clusters

Toyohashi city
Toyohashi City has the large share in the world in car carriers.

Toyota city
Toyota city defines the next generation automobiles as the key industry and provides a preferential system with doubled amount of incentives.

Mie
Mie promotes attracting hub factories with both R&D and manufacturing functions, giving instructions and providing support to other factories in the country and overseas.

Fukui
High-level carbon-fiber- and titanium-processing technologies are applied to automobile and medical equipment manufacturing.
The oceanfront region has a cluster of chemical industries and pharmaceutical companies.

Tottori
Boasts western Japan's largest cluster of electronic device and ICT equipment firms.

Shimane
As a result of collaboration with a prefectural project, companies are increasing in the fields of special steel and ICT etc.

Okayama
The clustering of the ultra precise manufacturing technology companies such as automobile, agricultural machinery and shipbuilding industries.

Hiroshima
Many of the companies concentrated here possess the latest in sophisticated technology and fundamental technology utilized in machinery, metal processing and resin molding compound, mainly in the automotive-related industries.

Hiroshima city
A number of world class suppliers with advanced technology, centred on Mazda

Fukuoka
The clustering of automobile-affiliated companies is advancing in the area, which has emerged as a major hub of production with a production capacity exceeding 1.5 million vehicles annually.

Kitakyushu city
Kitakyushu City and its surrounding areas have become the center of the automobile industry.

Nagasaki
Nagasaki is actively organizing and promoting programs to attract automobile-related industries to the prefecture.

Kumamoto
Companies are clustering here that function to support the Kyushu auto industry.

Kumamoto city
A cluster of automobile/two wheeled automobile production industries are a major reason Kyushu is called “Car Island”.

Oita
The plants and equipment investments by Daihatsu Kyushu, Toyota, Nissan and others accelerate the formation of automobile industry-related clusters.

Kagoshima
Kagoshima Prefecture has a large area and human resources, and is only 80 minutes away from the northern part of Kyushu by Kyushu Shinkansen.

Hamamatsu city
A center for transport equipment companies (automobiles, shipbuilding, aerospace, manufacturing/processing/breakthrough technology, etc.)

Nagahama city
The center of automobile related industries, including seatbelts, mufflers, interior trim, and diesel engines.

Aircraft

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Areas which have a large presence of Aircraft

Fukushima Niigata Aichi Ehime

Aichi
Aichi has one of the largest aerospace industry concentrations in Japan.

Kitanagoya city
The strength of the city is the excellent transport environment and the urban environment where residential areas are close to work areas. It is also suitable for the establishment of enterprises such as the aerospace industry, as Komaki-Minami factory of Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet's (MRJ) final assembly factory, and the aviation experiment base of JAXA locate in neighboring areas.

Nagoya city
Nagoya city is Japan's largest manufacturing center with clusters of industries in automobiles and aircrafts. Other various companies that support these industries are also accumulated in this city.

Kiyosu city
International strategic zone, set up for aerospace industry originally in Aichi and Gifu prefecture, has been spreading its area to Mie, Nagano and Shizuoka prefecture.

Fukushima
One of the country's major "prefectures producing medical devices". Manufacturing bases of major medical devices companies and related small and medium-sized enterprises have accumulated here.

Niigata
Industry clusters exist for metallic product fabrication, electronics and mechanical manufacturing, general machinery manufacturing and other areas.

Niigata city
<Strongly supporting businesses entering the aircraft industry>
- Cultivating the aircraft industry
- Providing support for entering the aircraft industry

Saijyo city
It is easy to keep the industrial water in the city, and the logistics network is well developed. There are highly-skilled enterprizes near the city.

Food manufacturing

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Areas which have a large presence of Food manufacturing

Hokkaido Miyagi Tochigi Gunma Niigata Gifu Shizuoka Mie Ehime Saga Kumamoto Miyazaki Kagoshima Okayama Aichi

Hokkaido
By taking advantages of Hokkaido-produced agricultural and fishery products branding power, "Resource location," a location close to producing area of materials, is gaining prominence.

Sapporo city
Cool climate and abundant resources

Miyagi
Miyagi is partnering with local industry to develop high-value-added products that make use of the prefecture's agricultural and fisheries resources.

Tochigi
Promotion of a wider range of food-related industries is being promoted through the “Food Valley Tochigi” project.

Gunma
Aggregation of healthcare industries and food industries

Niigata
Beverage manufacturers

Niigata city
<Niigata Port aiming to become a hub port along the Sea of Japan>
- Promoting use of Niigata Port as an international hub port
- Accumulating industries to the areas around the port
<Niigata City as a capital of Food industries>
- From a cluster of Food industries to "General Base for Food industries"
- Bio Research Park Plan

Gifu
Ideal region for food production with its rich groundwater

Shizuoka
New functional food products are created by the fusion of Food and Medicine.

Shizuoka city
Food, pharmaceutical and chemical companies have agglomerated. Research in the food science business is booming.

Mie
Mie Prefecture aims to create a cluster of growing industries in environmental energy, life innovation, and advanced materials.

Ehime
An industrial prefecture that is home to major companies in basic material sectors (pulp, non-ferrous metals, chemicals, high-function fibers)

Saijyo city
As the city is certified for the plan of local regeneration, the city is promoting the general sextiary sector industrization in cooperation with industries, academia, government and financial institutions.

Saga
Establishment of a hub of industry–academia–government collaborations specialized in functional health food development

Kumamoto
Life sciences field with top global research level

Kumamoto city
CO-OP FOODS CO.,LTD.

Miyazaki
In Miyazaki, a production base of creating rich agricultural resources, it is possible to expand businesses that have direct links to the production place.

Kagoshima
The food manufacturing industry has grown into a principal industry in Kagoshima Prefecture, and a large number of food-related companies are concentrated in the prefecture due to its abundance of agricultural and marine products.

Okayama city
The city has rich agricultural and fishing resources and is home to numerous large-scale food industries.

Toyohashi city
A domestic leading agricultural area

ICT

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Areas which have a large presence of ICT

Hokkaido Iwate Miyagi Kanagawa Ishikawa Aichi Kyoto Nara Shimane Hiroshima Tokushima Fukuoka Nagasaki

Hokkaido
Because of its snowy cold region, Hokkaido is garnering domestic and international attention as a location for establishment of data centers.

Sapporo city
The major industrial complex where over 80% of Hokkaido's IT companies are located, with an industrial park to foster the development of IT-related industries.

Iwate
Iwate is engaged in proactive efforts to attract IT-related corporations, including companies specializing in embedded software.

Miyagi
As the nation's third largest manufacturing base of Toyota Motor Corporation, significant growth is expected.

Sendai city
Many call centers and back office centers have accumulated in view of easy recruitment and low business costs.

Kanagawa
Growing R&D center in ICT fields, with Yokosuka Research Park as a hub.

Yokohama city
Many global electronic equipment, semiconductor material, optical device and other IT-related companies are located here.

Kawasaki city
Aiming to make an international contribution through the relocation of advanced and diverse environmental technologies and know-how

Ishikawa
One of the largest information services industry concentrations in Japan; has a number of globally renowned companies, such as I-O Data and PFU.

Aichi
Aichi is attracting a variety of distinctive institutions, like Aichi Rinku New Energy Rserch Area, universities and companies.

Nagoya city
Nagoya city is Japan's largest manufacturing center with clusters of industries in automobiles and aircrafts. Other various companies that support these industries are also accumulated in this city.

Kyoto
Clusters of content software development companies with a range of state-of-the-art technologies.

Kyoto city
A diversity of industries, from traditional industries to state-of-the-art technology industries, has converged in the city.

Nara
Possible to locate information and communications businesses with lower cost despite being close to major cities

Shimane
As a result of collaboration with a prefectural project, companies are increasing in the fields of special steel and ICT etc.

Tokushima
Has one of the best broadband environments with availability of high-speed internet in hilly and mountainous areas.

Nagasaki
Nagasaki is actively organizing and promoting programs to attract automobile-related industries to the prefecture.
Issuing of proposals for appealing office development in Nagasaki, a prefecture that offers a fertile supply of outstanding human resources.

Hiroshima city
A number of world class suppliers with advanced technology, centred on Mazda

Fukuoka city
A creative industry is thriving with video/fashion as well as video-game-related industry.
The center of system LSI design and development, thanks to the concentration of semiconductor related industries in Kyushu.

Electronics

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Areas which have a large presence of Electronics

Hokkaido Aomori Iwate Miyagi Akita Yamagata Fukushima Gunma Saitama Kanagawa Niigata Toyama Ishikawa Yamanashi Shizuoka Aichi Mie Fukui Shiga Kyoto Osaka Shimane Okayama Hiroshima Tokushima Fukuoka Nagasaki Kumamoto Oita Miyazaki Kagoshima Okinawa

Hokkaido
The region is gaining attention as a manufacturing industry cluster.

Aomori
Aomori is perfectly suited as a base for the development and production of next-generation automobiles.

Iwate
Iwate Plant of Toyota Motor Corporation is a mother plant of Toyota's small-sized vehicles. Increasing accumulation of automobile-related industries is expected.
A large number of major semiconductor manufacturers and their cooperative companies and trade partners are establishing facilities in the prefecture.

Miyagi
As the nation's third largest manufacturing base of Toyota Motor Corporation, significant growth is expected.
Miyagi is working to promote the growth of the advanced electronic machinery industry, including electronic components, electronic machinery manufacturing and cutting-edge technology.

Sendai city
A cluster of R&D centers for semiconductor and MEMS (microelectromechanical systems)

Akita
Support through collaboration with the electronic device industry, and opportunities provided by Akita Port, Japan's gateway to Far East Asia
Manufacturers with international competitive edge establish facilities; industry-university-government cooperation is vigorously implemented.

Yamagata
Development of eastern Japan's leading manufacturing technology base possessing a broad cluster of high quality, high precision technologies.

Fukushima
One of the country's major "prefectures producing medical devices". Manufacturing bases of major medical devices companies and related small and medium-sized enterprises have accumulated here.

Gunma
Aggregation of “environment related industries” creating environmental technologies and products involved with new energy use and the like.

Saitama
There is a concentration of research-oriented companies in fields such as optical technology, precision machining, and advanced materials.
Saitama ranks 1st shipments by the pharmaceutical products in Japan.
Manufacturers of medical equipment with R&D capabilities have contributed to the medical technology improvement.

Saitama city
The city features a major concentration of optical-related industry and optical technology R&D companies.
There has been a growing concentration of life science R&D sites and manufacturer marketing locations in the city.

Kanagawa
Growing R&D center in ICT fields, with Yokosuka Research Park as a hub.

Yokohama city
Many global electronic equipment, semiconductor material, optical device and other IT-related companies are located here.

Kawasaki city
Develop a base for strengthening an international competitiveness in field of life science, which is a driving force of Japan's economy by using the industrial cluster of the Keihin coastal area.
Aiming to make an international contribution through the relocation of advanced and diverse environmental technologies and know-how

Niigata
Industry clusters exist for metallic product fabrication, electronics and mechanical manufacturing, general machinery manufacturing and other areas.

Toyama
A concentration of innovative, leading-edge IT-related manufacturers.

Ishikawa
One of the largest information services industry concentrations in Japan; has a number of globally renowned companies, such as I-O Data and PFU.

Yamanashi
Yamanashi is quite prominent in the mechanical electronics industry.

Shizuoka
With optical technologies as the core technology, enterprises in Shizuoka Prefecture are pushing ahead with the development and practical application of basic technologies to support next-generation industries.

Hamamatsu city
A center for transport equipment companies (automobiles, shipbuilding, aerospace, manufacturing/processing/breakthrough technology, etc.)
An international industrial cluster in the field of an advanced opto-electronics that has the potential to become basic technology in every industry

Aichi
Aichi possesses a concentration of next-generation automotive and automotive-related companies which is among the largest in the world.
Aichi has one of the largest aerospace industry concentrations in Japan.

Tahara city
automotive-related industries clusters

Toyohashi city
Toyohashi City has the large share in the world in car carriers.

Toyota city
Toyota city defines the next generation fields of robotics as the key industry and provides a preferential system with doubled amount of incentives.

Mie
Mie promotes attracting hub factories with both R&D and manufacturing functions, giving instructions and providing support to other factories in the country and overseas.
Support for the establishment of foreign-affiliated (advanced technology)
companies' Asian production bases

Fukui
High-level carbon-fiber- and titanium-processing technologies are applied to automobile and medical equipment manufacturing.
The oceanfront region has a cluster of chemical industries and pharmaceutical companies.

Shiga
A major industrial complex of the manufacturers of solar cell and lithium-ion batteries
A project that develops medical/healthcare devices, and creates local businesses of health support services utilizing the devices.

Kyoto
Clusters of content software development companies with a range of state-of-the-art technologies.

Kyoto city
A diversity of industries, from traditional industries to state-of-the-art technology industries, has converged in the city.

Shimane
As a result of collaboration with a prefectural project, companies are increasing in the fields of special steel and ICT etc.

Okayama
The clustering of the ultra precise manufacturing technology companies such as automobile, agricultural machinery and shipbuilding industries.

Tokushima
Presence of some of the world's leading LED companies as well as research and educational institutions engaged in relevant cutting-edge research.

Fukuoka
The clustering of automobile-affiliated companies is advancing in the area, which has emerged as a major hub of production with a production capacity exceeding 1.5 million vehicles annually.
The growing presence of a brain trust base in “Silicon Island Kyushu,” an area that produces some 5% of the world's semiconductors.

Fukuoka city
The center of system LSI design and development, thanks to the concentration of semiconductor related industries in Kyushu.

Nagasaki
Nagasaki is actively organizing and promoting programs to attract automobile-related industries to the prefecture.

Kumamoto
Center of Silicon Island, semiconductor related companies have located full-set industrial structure operations at Semicon Forest Kumamoto.
Companies are clustering here that function to support the Kyushu auto industry.

Kumamoto city
A cluster of semiconductor related industries due to its rich supply of groundwater.

Oita
Major corporations engaged in world-class advanced technological development and manufacturing have relocated here, led by Toshiba, Sony, and TI Japan Incorporated.

Miyazaki
Increasing numbers of companies related to new energy, including solar cell plants, etc. are sitting themselves here.
The eastern Kyushu region is the country's leading base of blood and blood vessel-related medical equipment industries.

Kagoshima
Advanced technology to drive the 21st century

Okinawa
Corporate expansion is accelerating to Okinawa which is the special economic zone in Japan.

Sakai city
Leading companies with excellent environmental technologies are transferring to Sakai's coastal area.
In addition to the leading companies producing steel, machinery and electronic component materials, Sakai is also home to SMEs with special processing technologies.

Hiroshima city
A number of world class suppliers with advanced technology, centred on Mazda

Life Science

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Areas which have a large presence of Life Science

Hokkaido Miyagi Fukushima Tochigi Gunma Saitama Chiba Kanagawa Niigata Toyama Nagano Gifu Yamanashi Shizuoka Aichi Mie Fukui Shiga Kyoto Hyogo Osaka Tottori Okayama Hiroshima Ehime Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Oita Miyazaki

Fukushima
One of the country's major "prefectures producing medical devices". Manufacturing bases of major medical devices companies and related small and medium-sized enterprises have accumulated here.

Tochigi
Leading medical device companies and technologically innovative SMEs based in Tochigi have come together to establish the Tochigi Medical Device Industry Promotion Association.

Gunma
Aggregation of healthcare industries and food industries

Saitama
Saitama ranks 1st shipments by the pharmaceutical products in Japan.
Manufacturers of medical equipment with R&D capabilities have contributed to the medical technology improvement.

Saitama city
There has been a growing concentration of life science R&D sites and manufacturer marketing locations in the city.

Chiba
Companies involved in biotechnology, medical care, welfare, and health services are located at international R&D sites such as Kazusa.

Kanagawa
Japan's 5th largest clustering of biotech industry ventures.

Yokohama city
Establishment of a hub for industries through accumulating companies, universities, and research institutes in Yokohama Science Frontier in Keihin water front area.

Kawasaki city
Develop a base for strengthening an international competitiveness in field of life science, which is a driving force of Japan's economy by using the industrial cluster of the Keihin coastal area.

Sagamihara city
A succession of major companies excelling in the fuel cell and aerospace sectors have moved into Sagamihara city.

Niigata
Beverage manufacturers

Niigata city
<Niigata City as a capital of Food industries>
- From a cluster of Food industries to "General Base for Food industries"
- Bio Research Park Plan

Toyama
A strong concentration of pharmaceutical makers as well as peripheral industries, such as containers, labeling, etc.

Nagano
Nagano Prefecture boasts one of Japan's largest clusters of companies engaged in basic manufacturing technology, such as parts with advanced functions and advanced processing.

Gifu
There is a cluster of healthcare-related industries such as Eisai.

Yamanashi
A cluster of medical equipment manufacturing and related industries.

Shizuoka
With the aim of achieving the best health and longevity in the world, Shizuoka is pushing ahead with world-class R&D from medical care to the wellness industry.
New functional food products are created by the fusion of Food and Medicine.
With optical technologies as the core technology, enterprises in Shizuoka Prefecture are pushing ahead with the development and practical application of basic technologies to support next-generation industries.

Shizuoka city
Food, pharmaceutical and chemical companies have agglomerated. Research in the food science business is booming.

Mie
Mie Prefecture aims to create a cluster of growing industries in environmental energy, life innovation, and advanced materials.
Mie promotes attracting hub factories with both R&D and manufacturing functions, giving instructions and providing support to other factories in the country and overseas.
Support for the establishment of foreign-affiliated (advanced technology)
companies' Asian production bases

Fukui
High-level carbon-fiber- and titanium-processing technologies are applied to automobile and medical equipment manufacturing.
The oceanfront region has a cluster of chemical industries and pharmaceutical companies.

Shiga
A project that develops medical/healthcare devices, and creates local businesses of health support services utilizing the devices.

Hyogo
Healthcare and pharmaceutical-related companies and R&D centers are located at Kobe Medical Industrial City, there are also many new energy-relalated projects.

Kobe city
The city is seeking to create a medical-industrial complex at the second phase of the Port Island project.

Osaka
Osaka, especially North Osaka, for the world's No.1 biocluster

Osaka city
There is a concentration of pharmaceutical, food and medical equipment companies.

Sakai city
Leading companies with excellent environmental technologies are transferring to Sakai's coastal area.
In addition to the leading companies producing steel, machinery and electronic component materials, Sakai is also home to SMEs with special processing technologies.

Tottori
“Tottori Bio Frontier” is present, which is the base for the industry–academia–government collaborative R&D supporting R&D activities and the commercialization of bio-related industries.

Hiroshima
Japan's top manufacturing technology has been aggregated, and there have been vigorous efforts to create new industries in advanced medical care and welfare.

Fukuoka
The concentration of biotech-related companies, universities and public testing research institutes combine to form one of Japan's premier “bio-clusters.”

Saga
Japan Cosmetic Center has been established in Karatsu. The city promotes the accumulation of cosmetic industries.
Establishment of a hub of industry–academia–government collaborations specialized in functional health food development

Kumamoto
Life sciences field with top global research level

Kumamoto city
CO-OP FOODS CO.,LTD.

Oita
Companies such as Kawasumi Laboratories and Asahi Kasei are located and the prefecture has the largest share in the blood purification product market

Miyazaki
The eastern Kyushu region is the country's leading base of blood and blood vessel-related medical equipment industries.
In Miyazaki, a production base of creating rich agricultural resources, it is possible to expand businesses that have direct links to the production place.

Sapporo city
Cool climate and abundant resources

Sendai city
IT and service companies in the health and welfare field based at Sendai-Finland Wellbeing Center have accumulated.

Kyoto city
A diversity of industries, from traditional industries to state-of-the-art technology industries, has converged in the city.

Okayama city
The city with an advanced medical-related clustering has some of the outstanding facilities and research institutions.
The city has rich agricultural and fishing resources and is home to numerous large-scale food industries.

Ehime
An industrial prefecture that is home to major companies in basic material sectors (pulp, non-ferrous metals, chemicals, high-function fibers)

Matsuyama city
A base of the Swedish-style welfare industry and a research hub of cell-free protein synthesizing technology, etc.
The clustering of solar-related companies is advancing, and the city is working on further clustering of environment-related companies.

Toyohashi city
A domestic leading agricultural area

Environment and energy

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Areas which have a large presence of Environment and energy

Aomori Iwate Akita Fukushima Gunma Kanagawa Nagano Shizuoka Aichi Mie Shiga Kyoto Hyogo Osaka Nara Tottori Okayama Hiroshima Ehime Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Miyazaki

Aomori
Aomori offers one of the world's most diverse energy development and supply bases.

Iwate
A large number of major semiconductor manufacturers and their cooperative companies and trade partners are establishing facilities in the prefecture.

Akita
Advanced smelting technologies are applied to the environment and recycling, to promote industries in harmony with the environment.

Fukushima
It is working on the development of the state of the art technology helped by academy,industry and government collaboration,such as National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST)
Fukushima is working on the concentration of robot industry which has potential in disaster response, medical care, agriculture and phisical distribution.

Gunma
Aggregation of “environment related industries” creating environmental technologies and products involved with new energy use and the like.

Nagano
Nagano Prefecture boasts one of Japan's largest clusters of companies engaged in basic manufacturing technology, such as parts with advanced functions and advanced processing.

Aichi
Aichi is attracting a variety of distinctive institutions, like Aichi Rinku New Energy Rserch Area, universities and companies.

Tahara city
Aichi possesses a concentration of next-generation automotive and automotive-related companies which is among the largest in the world.

Toyota city
Toyota city defines the environment/energy fields as the key industry and provides the preferential system with doubled amount of incentives

Mie
Mie Prefecture aims to create a cluster of growing industries in environmental energy, life innovation, and advanced materials.
Mie promotes attracting hub factories with both R&D and manufacturing functions, giving instructions and providing support to other factories in the country and overseas.

Shiga
A major industrial complex of the manufacturers of solar cell and lithium-ion batteries

Nagahama city
Located immediately next to the Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology, the Nagahama Science Park provides an ideal environment for collaborative research.

Kyoto
The birthplace of the Kyoto Protocol, Kyoto's business, university and government communities are banding together to address environmental and energy-conservation issues.

Hyogo
Healthcare and pharmaceutical-related companies and R&D centers are located at Kobe Medical Industrial City, there are also many new energy-relalated projects.

Osaka
Companies in environmental and new energy industries are accumulating in the Osaka Bay area.

Osaka city
Kansai is becoming the battery factory of the world!

Sakai city
Leading companies with excellent environmental technologies are transferring to Sakai's coastal area.

Nara
Creating an environment suitable for location of creative companies in the energy / environmental technology sector

Tottori
Boasts western Japan's largest cluster of electronic device and ICT equipment firms.

Okayama
The clustering of the ultra precise manufacturing technology companies such as automobile, agricultural machinery and shipbuilding industries.

Hiroshima
There has been dynamic creation of new industries through the concentration of environmental industries accompanying the development of heavy and cutting-edge industries.

Ehime
An industrial prefecture that is home to major companies in basic material sectors (pulp, non-ferrous metals, chemicals, high-function fibers)

Matsuyama city
The clustering of solar-related companies is advancing, and the city is working on further clustering of environment-related companies.

Saijyo city
Enterprizes relating to new energy such as solar power generation and to effluent treatment locate in the city.

Saga
Promote the concentration of related industries that spread renewable energies, introduce electric automobiles, and develop the infrastructure.

Kumamoto
Center of Silicon Island, semiconductor related companies have located full-set industrial structure operations at Semicon Forest Kumamoto.

Kumamoto city
A cluster of semiconductor related industries due to its rich supply of groundwater.

Miyazaki
Increasing numbers of companies related to new energy, including solar cell plants, etc. are sitting themselves here.

Kawasaki city
Aiming to make an international contribution through the relocation of advanced and diverse environmental technologies and know-how

Sagamihara city
A succession of major companies excelling in the fuel cell and aerospace sectors have moved into Sagamihara city.

Hamamatsu city
A center for transport equipment companies (automobiles, shipbuilding, aerospace, manufacturing/processing/breakthrough technology, etc.)

Kitakyushu city
Environmental energy industries are clustered here, which has overcome environmental pollution and has been chosen as an environmental model city.

Service

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Areas which have a large presence of Service

Hokkaido Miyagi Nara Ehime Fukuoka

Nara
Hotel supply falls short of demand, and this provides a good opportunity for new hotels to enter the prefecture

Sapporo city
The largest concentration of call centers in Japan. The city's plentiful labor force gives companies easy access to a pool of skilled personnel.

Sendai city
IT and service companies in the health and welfare field based at Sendai-Finland Wellbeing Center have accumulated.

Saijyo city
As the city is certified for the plan of local regeneration, the city is promoting the general sextiary sector industrization in cooperation with industries, academia, government and financial institutions.

Fukuoka city
Proximity to East Asia and demand for physical distribution of Kyushu producing shipment value of 21.5 trillion yen and international trade of 4 trillion yen.

Tourism

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Areas which have a large presence of Tourism

Nara Ehime

Nara
Hotel supply falls short of demand, and this provides a good opportunity for new hotels to enter the prefecture

Saijyo city
As the city is certified for the plan of local regeneration, the city is promoting the general sextiary sector industrization in cooperation with industries, academia, government and financial institutions.

Others

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Areas which have a large presence of Others

Miyagi Ibaraki Tochigi Chiba Tokyo Kanagawa Niigata Toyama Aichi Kyoto Hyogo Ehime Fukuoka Kumamoto

Miyagi
Miyagi is partnering with local industry to develop high-value-added products that make use of the prefecture's agricultural and fisheries resources.

Sendai city
IT and service companies in the health and welfare field based at Sendai-Finland Wellbeing Center have accumulated.

Ibaraki
Ibaraki Prefecture is located close to Tokyo, and with its progress in mass transportation network, the prefecture is an ideal place for the aggregation of various industries.

Tochigi
Promotion of a wider range of food-related industries is being promoted through the “Food Valley Tochigi” project.
Major Japanese automobile manufacturers and aerospace companies active in Tochigi Prefecture have united to form the Tochigi Auto Industry Development Association and the Tochigi Aerospace Industry Promotion Association.

Chiba
There is a concentration of supply bases for the National Capital Region, especially Narita International Airport, and logistics-related companies.

Tokyo
About 630,000 businesses, more than 1/10 the total number in Japan, and over 75% of foreign company headquarters are located in Tokyo.

Toyama
Toyama is home to a number of technologically strong manufacturers.

Kyoto
The Port of Kyoto Maizuru is a major international distribution hub linking the Sea of Japan coast directly with the rest of Northeast Asia.

Hyogo
Healthcare and pharmaceutical-related companies and R&D centers are located at Kobe Medical Industrial City, there are also many new energy-relalated projects.

Kumamoto
Life sciences field with top global research level

Niigata city
<Niigata Port aiming to become a hub port along the Sea of Japan>
- Promoting use of Niigata Port as an international hub port
- Accumulating industries to the areas around the port

Saijyo city
Enterprizes relating to new energy such as solar power generation and to effluent treatment locate in the city.
It is easy to keep the industrial water in the city, and the logistics network is well developed. There are highly-skilled enterprizes near the city.

Fukuoka city
A creative industry is thriving with video/fashion as well as video-game-related industry.

Sagamihara city
A succession of major companies excelling in the fuel cell and aerospace sectors have moved into Sagamihara city.

Toyota city
Toyota city defines the next generation automobiles as the key industry and provides a preferential system with doubled amount of incentives.

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