Fukuoka Bio Cluster Project

Pharmaceutical, Research support, Medical care/Health care, Food, Agriculture/Forestery/Fisheries/Livestaock raising, Chemical/Cosmetic/Fiber, Enviroment/Energy

Distinctions:

Fukuoka Prefectural Bio Industry Center Promotion Conference has been nurturing bio-related industries under the scheme of Fukuoka Bio Cluster Project, through collaboration with Asian countries. One of the grand objectives of the project is to cluster bio-industries such as bio-based venture companies, research institutes and others, to form the bio-cluster centered in Kurume region, southern Fukuoka.

Activity Description:

○Support for Research and Development:Implementation of projects to nurture new 
   biotech start-ups in Fukuoka Prefecture(R&D subsidies to corporations, about six 
   themes/year, total 62 million yen/year)
○Nurturing new ventures:Provision of low-cost manufacturing facilities, laboratories and 
   equipment(Bio Factory, Bio Incubation Center, open laboratories)
○Specialist dispatch:Research support provided by science and technology coordinators
○Cooperation and exchange:Introduction of potential technology from academia, 
   provision of information on latest biotech developments

 

NUMBRE OF MEMBRE COMPANY 471
VENTURES 72
ORGANISATION Kurume Research Park Co., Ltd.

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