Introduction of Agglomeration Bases

Rakunan Shinto/Yokooji District

Industry agglomeration base to support manufacturing in Kyoto

The area covering the south of Kyoto city holds a cluster of manufacturing companies. A research development base to commercialize chemical-related research achievements in universities has been formulated in this area.

ACT Kyoto

Established in November, 2013, this center implements projects to encourage collaboration of many universities, including Kyoto University, with companies, and to bring cutting-edge research results in commercialization. A wide variety of industries that have been developing in Rakunan Shinto

Large companies including KYOCERA Corporation and Nintendo Co., Ltd., as well as small or medium venture companies

Kyoto Research Park District

Base for creating and cultivating new industries with an enriched support system

This district, where 300 or more companies are gathered, functions as an urban-type base for creating and cultivating new industries. With enriched support delivered by assistance organizations, various innovations have been created.

Advanced Scientific Technology & Management Research Institute of KYOTO (ASTEM)

Promotes the industry support implementation to comprehensively support from venture companies to mature small or medium-sized companies, by coordinating collaboration among local industry, academia and government, and by assisting new businesses and management innovation.

Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industrial Technology and Culture (Kyoto Manufacturing Future Hall)

This public test research organization is intended to utilize manufacturing tradition in Kyoto in creation of the advanced technology.

KIST-BIC (Kyoto Integrated Science & Technology Bio-Analysis Center)

This is the “bio-measurement equipment platform” that covers the range from basic research and product development, to industry expansion.

Katsura Innovation Park District

Base for creating intellectual industries in collaboration with Kyoto University

Centering on the Engineering Studies of Kyoto University (Katsura Campus), located here are facilities to support venture businesses starting from the university, as well as private laboratories. Vigorous exchanges are being facilitated among them regardless of their position.

Katsura Campus of Kyoto University

This technological science hill is intended to promote the integration of engineering and science. It also functions as a base of collaboration among local industry, academia and government, such as for commercialization, technical transfer, and coordination related to university seeds.

Kyoto University Katsura Campus Venture Plaza (North and South Buildings)

Supports industries that utilize research achievements in universities in various aspects, such as creating a new business, and exploring new business opportunities.
Base of collaborative research among local industry, academia and government (laser processing head project)
The “laser platform”, which promotes high accuracy and mass processing technology using lasers, has been formulated.

Base of collaborative research among local industry, academia and government (laser processing head project)

The “laser platform”, which promotes high accuracy and mass processing technology using lasers, has been formulated.

Creation Core Kyoto Mikuruma

New industry cultivation base of bio-life science

Aims at cultivating bio-life science venture companies that promote joint study and development related to iPS cells.