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Bio Clusters in Kansai

This district has prospered as a biotech hub for many years, due to the longstanding success of brewing and pharmaceutical industries located here. The pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related companies and research institutes across the region form a unique cluster that make up the multilayered Kansai Bio Cluster ranked No.1 among Japanese regions.

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Kobe Biomedical Cluster

Kobe Biomedical ClusterFoundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI)

A number of research institutions and venture companies focusing on advanced biotechnology, particularly on research into regenerative medicine, are concentrated in Kobe.



RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB)
 
Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation (IBRI)
 
Translational Research Information Center (TRI)

Kobe Medical Device Development Center (MEDDEC)
 
Business Support Center for Biomedical Research Activities (BMA)
 
Kobe University Business Incubation Center

Kobe Healthcare Industry Development Center (HI-DEC)
 
RIKEN Molecular Imaging Research Program (MIRP)
   
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Saito Bio Hills [Northern Osaka Bio Cluster]

Saito Bio Hills [Northern Osaka Bio Cluster]Saito Life Science Park

Many research institutions, venture companies, and pharmaceutical companies are located in Northern Osaka, along with supporting organizations providing excellent services.


National Institute of Biomedical Innovation
National Institute of Biomedical Innovation
  Saito Bio Incubation Center
Saito Bio Incubation Center
  Saito Bio Hills Center
Saito Bio Hills Center
         
Osaka University Hospital
Osaka University Hospital
  National Cardiovascular Center
National Cardiovascular Center
  Osaka Bioscience Institute
Osaka Bioscience Institute
         
Senri Life Science Center
Senri Life Science Center
  Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
   
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Kyoto Techno Innovation Cluster

Kyoto Techno Innovation Cluster

A large number of universities and companies concentrated in Kyoto are involved in basic and applied researches in a variety of biotechnologies.


Kyoto Research Park
Kyoto Research Park
  Kyodai Katsura Venture Plaza
Kyodai Katsura Venture Plaza
  Kyoto University
Kyoto University
         
Kyoto Pharmaceutical University
Kyoto Pharmaceutical University
  ASTEM
Advanced Software Technology & Mechatronics Research Institute of Kyoto (ASTEM)
  mikuruma
Creation Core Kyoto Mikuruma
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Keihanna Area

Mie Medical Valley

Mie Medical ValleyMie Medical Valley creates and concentrates medical, health, and welfare industries which are responsible for the next generation, by utilizing the organic collaboration among industry, academia, administrative organizations, and private sectors.


Mie University Hospital
Mie University Hospital
  Mie Prefectural Science and Technology Promotion Center
Mie Prefectural Science and Technology Promotion Center
  Anotsupia
Anotsupia
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Shiga Area

Nara Area

Tokushima Area