Regional Information Yamanashi

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1-6-1 Marunouchi,Kofu-city,Yamanashi Prefecture 400-8501
Tel: +81-55-223-1472 Fax: +81-55-223-1546
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The information below is as of November 2017.

Mechanical electronics industry

(Related sectors: Electronics)

Attractive features

Yamanashi offers clean air and water, traditional industries such as jewelry industry, and proximity to the concentrated mechanical electronics industry in Tokyo's Tama region. The prefecture is prominent in the mechanical electronics industry, having the largest share nationally for numerical control devices, and the second largest share for wafer processors, LEDs, etc.

Major education/research institutes of the industry
  • University of Yamanashi
  • Yamanashi Prefectural University
  • Yamanashi Gakuin University
  • Kofu Technical High School
  • Comprehensive Research Organization for Science and Technology
  • Yamanashi Industrial Technology Center
  • Comprehensive Agricultural Technology Center
  • Work Placement Support Center
  • Yamanashi Industry Support Organization
  • Yamanashi Industrial Technology Junior College
  • Kyonan High School
  • Kyonan Technical High School
  • Nirasaki Technical High School
  • Teikyo University of Science and Technology
  • Health Science University
  • Fuji Industrial Technology Center

Health-related industries

(Related sectors: Life science)

Attractive features

Yamanashi is home to large-scale production sites of major manufacturers of syringes, injection needles, transfusion materials, etc., and also contains a concentration of supporting industries, such as industrial plastic precision fabrication and chemical engineering. And the prefecture has the foundation in place to meet the growing demand of these industries.

Major education/research institutes of the industry
  • University of Yamanashi
  • Yamanashi Prefectural University
  • Yamanashi Gakuin University
  • Kofu Technical High School
  • Comprehensive Research Organization for Science and Technology
  • Yamanashi Industrial Technology Center
  • Comprehensive Agricultural Technology Center
  • Work Placement Support Center
  • Yamanashi Industry Support Organization
  • Yamanashi Industrial Technology Junior College
  • Kyonan High School
  • Kyonan Technical High School
  • Nirasaki Technical High School
  • Teikyo University of Science and Technology
  • Health Science University
  • Fuji Industrial Technology Center