Regional Information Tokushima

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Business Support Division, Commerce, Industry ,Labour and Tourism Department, Tokushima Prefecture External site: a new window will open.

1-1Bandai-cho, Tokushima-city, Tokushima Prefecture 770-8570
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The information below is as of November 2017.

LED-related industries

(Related sectors: Electronics)

Attractive features

Some of the world's leading LED companies as well as research and educational institutions engaged in relevant research are located here, and vigorous R&D is being pursued through industry-academia-government collaboration.

Principal companies

140 LED-related companies, including Nichia Corporation

Principal Japanese companies in the industry

Visit the website of LED Valley Tokushima

Major education/research institutes of the industry

・University of Tokushima
・Anan National College of Technology
・Tokushima Prefectural Industrial Technology Center
・Tokushima Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Technology Support Center

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

This initiative seeks to achieve its basic objective -- the agglomeration of companies in light-related (lighting) industries using LEDs, the light source of the 21st century -- through industry-academy-government collaboration.

ICT-Related Industry

(Related sectors: ICT)

Attractive features

One of the best broadband environments with high-speed internet in hilly and mountainous areas is available.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry

There have been continuous expansions into the depopulated areas of the prefecture by satellite offices of ICT companies from metropolises such as Tokyo.