Venue: Kyoto Research Park
The venue is Kyoto Research Park. The web page is as follows:
With support from the Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, and local industry, Kyoto Research Park (KRP) was born as the first private operated Research Park in Japan. Since its opening 1989, KRP has now grown to host over 480 tenant companies and institutions in the field of ICT, Biotech, Electronics, Machinery, and etc. It aims to be the base for new business creation and the base for collaboration between industry, academia and government in the Kyoto region.
As the ancient capital from 1200 years ago, the Japanese see Kyoto as the cultural heart of the country. The beautiful surroundings and the cultural heritage attract people from all over the world. Visitors are entranced by the charms of the city and the vibrantsites and sounds of traditional Japan.
Kyoto is a sophisticated blend of the ancient and the modern, an urban environment where museums, four star restaurants and active entertainment venues flourish alongside temples, small shops and quiet neighborhoods. Less crowded than other cities in Asia, and having a lower cost of living than Tokyo, Kyoto assures an ideal living and creative environment.
This center of innovation has a reputation for fostering leading research and the development of high technology firms. Kyoto has the highest percentage of academics per capita in Japan with over 40 universities and 50 research organizations. Most of Japan's Nobel Prizes have been awarded to researchers from Kyoto University. With a proud cultural heritage and modern goals for the future, Kyoto is absolutely unique in Japan.