Blend of IT and Monozukuri

Area Information

Location
Southern Gifu in the northern Nobi Plains area, 30km from Nagoya
Access
57 minutes to Centrair via the Airport Express.
5 minutes from the Gifu Kakamigahara IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway.
Infrastructure
Japan Railways, Nagoya Railways, and Route 21
Connected to Nagoya and the Hokuriku Region by the Gifu Kakamigahara Interchange and Kawashima Parking Area along the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway.
Economy & Industry
Long history of aviation that begins with Japan's oldest airplane (1917). Aviation equipment, automobiles, transportation equipment, as well as general machines, metals and medical equipment make up the important industries.
As part of the "Sweet Valley Project," Kakamigahara built the Technoplaza facility that includes 9 industrial parks.
Life and Culture
Facilities and parks such as the Water Eco Park make the city environmentally sound and verdant.

Basic Data


Techno Plaza


Kakamigahara Aerospace and Science Museum
Surface Area:
87.77km2
Manufactured Products Shipped: (100 million yen)
6,208
Population:
149,787
Number of Firms:
5,857
Important Industries:
Aviation, automobiles and auto parts, metal products, medical equipment
Primary Players:
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Eisai, Gifu Auto Body, Amano Enzyme, Gifu Plastic Industries
Universities and Research Facilities:
Gifu Research and Development Foundation, The Gifu Prefectural Research Institute of Information Technology (GRIT), Gifu International Institute of Biotechnology, Gifu Prefectural Research Institute for Health and Environmental Sciences, Tokai Gakuin University, Tokai Women's Junior College, Chubu Gakuin University / Chubu Gakuin College, Waseda University WABOT-HOUSE laboratory
Corporate Enticement Projects
Technoplaza corporate attraction program

*Surface Area from Toyo Keizai "Toshi Datapack 2004" Population, Value of Manufactured Products Shipped, and Number of Firms provided by Kakamigahara City Hall

Business Opportunities

Contact:
Kakamigahara City Hall
Address:
1-69 Nakasakuramachi Kakamigahara, Gifu
Phone:
+81-583-83-9912
URL:
http://www.city.kakamigahara.lg.jp/international/english/index.html