Regional Information Koriyama city

Koriyama, a city with a cluster of renewable energy and medical equipment-related industries

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1-23-7 Asahi Koriyama city, Fukushima prefecture 963-8601
Tel: +81-24-924-22711 Fax: +81-24-925-4225
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Koriyama city

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The information below is as of November 2017.

Renewable energy-related industries

(Related sectors: Environment and energy, Life science, Automobile and Transport Equipment)

Attractive features

Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST was established in the Second Industrial Park located in the western part of Koriyama in 2014. Industry, academia and government gather in Koriyama, and are engaged in cutting-edge research and development on renewable energy as well as in efforts for their practical use and the marketing of such.
Utilizing the advanced research facilities, many companies and universities of Koriyama and other parts of the Tohoku Region are collaborating.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry

Sanno Co., Ltd., Asaka Riken Co., Ltd., Nippon Kernel System Co., Ltd., Sunpot Co., Ltd., MTI Co., Ltd., Fukushima Chika Kaihatsu Co., Ltd.

Medical device related industry

(Related sectors: Life science, ICT, Electronics)

Attractive features

Fukushima Medical Device Development Support Centre, comprehensively supporting medical device business from development to commercialization, was opened in Tomita Town, Koriyama City, in November 2016.
This facility is a base for supporting the development of medical devices that comprehensively offers safety evaluations for medical devices, the matching and consulting of companies, and the training of healthcare professionals. It aims to make Fukushima Prefecture a core base for the designing and manufacturing of medical devices.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry

CYBERDYNE, INC., Shinagawa Tsushin Keisou Service Co. Ltd., NITI-ON CO., LTD.