Cooperation with local governments

We are collaborating closely and flexibly with local governments and communities in diverse fields from regional industrial vitalization projects utilizing research seeds, disaster recovery efforts, community rebuilding, and research exchange and personnel development activities that leverage knowledge, experience, and abilities to verification testing of new work styles.


Nagakute City partnership agreement

Nagakute City, Aichi Prefecture
Date of execution:October 6, 2022
Promotion of research exchange, industry-academia-government collaboration, and human resource development

Izumiotsu City partnership agreement

Izumiotsu City, Osaka Prefecture
Date of execution:August 24, 2022
Working on “Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan”, solving local issues, and promoting academic research projects

Yamaguchi Prefecture partnership agreement

Yamaguchi Prefecture
Date of execution:August 19, 2022
Promotion of human resources development for the new age

Kamaishi City partnership agreement

Kamaishi City, Iwate Prefecture
Date of execution:July 31, 2021
Solving Local Issues in the Energy and Environment fields, sustainable town development

Kobayashi City partnership agreement

Kobayashi City, Miyazaki Prefecture
Date of execution:June 28, 2021
Academic, personnel and industrial development

Koya Town and Koyasan Shingon Sect Main Temple Kongobu-ji partnership agreement

Koya Town, Wakayama Prefecture
Date of execution:September 4, 2020
Academic, personnel and industrial development

Setagaya City partnership agreement

Setagaya City, Tokyo Prefecture
Date of execution:July 9, 2020
Academic and industrial development

Kaminokuni Town partnership agreement

Kaminokuni Town, Hokkaido Prefecture
Date of execution:March 26, 2020
Academic, personnel and industrial development

Iki City partnership agreement

Iki City, Nagasaki prefecture
Date of execution:February 7, 2020
The expanded introduction and practical use of renewable energy, the realization of decarbonized society, hydrogen energy based society sustainable town development

Kobe City partnership agreement

Kobe City, Hyogo prefecture
Date of execution:August 1, 2019
Regional revitalization

Nanyo City partnership agreement

Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture
Date of execution:July 18, 2019
Academic, personnel and industrial development

Eiheiji Town partnership agreement

Eiheiji Town, Fukui Prefecture
Date of execution:May 23, 2019
Community building and regional revitalization utilizing advanced technologies such as IoT, AI, big data

Wakayama Prefecture, partnership agreement

Wakayama Prefecture
Date of execution:March 15, 2019
Academic, personnel and industrial development

Shiraoi Town partnership agreement

Shiraoi Town, Hokkaido Prefecture
Date of execution:February 1, 2019
Academic and industrial development

Shibuya City Partnership Agreement for Urban Development Design

Shibuya City, Tokyo
Date of execution:May 29, 2018
Promotion of research for the future of urban design development based on experiences and activities of the Shibuya area

Kunitachi City partnership agreement

Kunitachi City, Aichi Prefecture
Date of execution:May 8, 2018
Evaluating the historical background, current value, and future possibilities of human, social, and physical assets in the district, and proposing measures to solve the problems of diminishing population, declining birthrate, and aging society

Iwaki City partnership agreement

Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture
Date of execution:March 20, 2018
Academic and industrial development

Karuizawa Town and Shinshu University Research Center for Social Systems, partnership agreement

Karuizawa Town, Nagano Prefecture
Date of execution:June 26, 2017
Build active and highly individual communities by improving the regional brands of areas with exceptional features through the use of each other's intellectual, human, and physical resources and leveraging the strengths each in research exchange, industry-academia-government collaboration, and human development

Kumamoto Prefecture and Kumamoto University, partnership agreement

Kumamoto Prefecture
Date of execution:April 10, 2017
Recovery from the earthquake.

Obuse Town partnership agreement in 2016 for cultural and industrial development.

Obuse Town, Nagano Prefecture
Date of execution:July 20, 2016
Co-creation living lab / Community rebuilding

Ishikawa Prefecture and Ishikawa Sunrise Industries Creation Organization (ISICO), partnership agreement

Ishikawa Prefecture
Date of execution:March 29, 2012
Academic and industrial development



Government of South Australia, Australia
Date of execution:January 16, 2020
Promote jointly with South Australian Government (SA) on renewable energy. SA is rich in resources of renewable energy, such as solar power, wind power.


State of Queensland, Australia
Date of execution:June 3, 2019
Promote inter-university and global academia-industry collaboration to accelerate research on renewable energy to realize SDGs targets.

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