International IT and Medical City

Area Information

Location
At the crossroads leading to the Osaka Region and Greater Nagoya.
Access
40 minutes to Centrair by sea-shuttle, 50 minutes by train from Nagoya.
Infrastructure
Direct access to Centrair by sea-shuttle. Regional Internet Exchange provides information transfer infrastructure.
Economy & Industry
The Mie Medical Valley Project will create medical, health, and welfare industries through joint cooperation between industry, academia and government.
The Mie Technology Licensing Organization promotes industry-academia cooperation and Mie University, which plays a central role in the "Mie Clinical Trials Support Network" are two enticing research partners.
Life and Culture
Sea turtles lay their eggs on the beaches of Tsu.
Prefectural capitol, and home to many medical, educational, and cultural facilities.
Plentiful recreation facilities such as marine sports, golf, and tennis.

Basic Data


Chusei Hokubu Science City


Arial view of Mie University and bay area
Surface Area:
710.81km2
Manufactured Products Shipped: (100 million yen)
4,161
Population:
293,026
Number of Firms:
8,467
Important Industries:
General machinery, communication, biotechnology
Primary Players:
JFE Engineering Co., Tsu Manufacturing facility, Matsushita Electric Works Ltd., ZTV
Universities and Research Facilities:
Mie University, Mie University Hospital
Corporate Enticement Projects
Chusei Hokubu Science City, New Factory Hisai Industrial Park

*Surface Area, Value of Manufactured Products Shipped, and No. of Firms from Toyo Keizai "Toshi Datapack 2004". Population provided by Tsu City Hall.

Business Opportunities

Contact:
Tsu City Hall
Address:
23-1 Nishi Marunouchi Tsu, Mie
Phone:
+81-59-229-3263
URL:
http://www.info.city.tsu.mie.jp/