Startup Factory Tohoku

Aomori Prefectural Industrial Technology Research Center

Area of support

  • IoT devices
  • Smart agriculture
  • Smart factories

Area of specialty

  • Support technology

    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Software
    • Others
  • Support Stage

    • Business Design
      (Consulting)
    • Specifications examination
      (requirement analysis)
      Can support for consideration of specifications from IoT system development examples, etc.
    • Prototype design/
      manufacture
      Can provide technical assistance for IoT devices from design to prototype development and evaluation
    • Design for mass production
    • Mass production manufacture/
      assembly
      (small lots okay)
    • Product testing
  • Products assisted

    • IoT/
      Information technology
      Can provide technical assistance for IoT devices from design to prototype development and evaluation
    • Robots/
      industrial machinery
    • Medical and welfare
    • Aerospace
    • Others

Display example

  • Has track record
  • Able to assist
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About

Profile

  • Company profile
    Aomori Advanced Industrial Technology Center was inaugurated in April 2009 as the prefecture’s only prefectural research institution and will celebrate its 10th year this year. To date, the center has been involved in experimental research and studies in the engineering, agriculture and forestry, fishing and food processing industries, and spreading the results of these activities. Its basic management philosophy is the revitalization of local communities by providing technical support to industry and to contribute to the promotion of industry and economic development within the prefecture.
  • Overview of support
    The center has established an IoT development support laboratory to help bring ideas for IoT to fruition quickly and serves as a support base for startups, providing strong support in the area of IoT product design to the development and evaluation of prototypes. We hope that this helps drive open innovation, such as holding workshops to facilitate communication between different industries, etc. to discover new startups and create new businesses.

Contact

Contact/Representative

English Support Level
Telephone/Mail support
Conversational
Sales / Concept meeting
Conversational
Technical meeting
Conversational

Hiroyuki Ono

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • 1988: Joined Aomori Advanced Industrial Technology Center
  • 2009: Aomori Prefectural Industrial Technology Research Center, Industrial Research Institute
  • 2014: Aomori Prefectural Industrial Technology Research Center, Electronic Information Technology Department Manager

Message to startups

Taking advantage of the IoT development support laboratory and the IoT prototype evaluation system introduced as part of this subsidized program, the center aims to offer support to companies in the form of ; 1. human resource development; 2. research and development and; 3. providing technical support in relation to cutting-edge technologies, such as IoT to accommodate the 4th industrial revolution and we invite you to take advantage of these facilities.

Shoichi Suzuki

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • 2010: Joined Aomori Prefectural Industrial Technology Research Center
    Researcher, Industrial Research Institute, Manufacturing Technology Department
  • 2014: Researcher, Aomori Prefectural Industrial Technology Research Center, Electronic Information Technology Department

Gen Furukawa

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • 2018: Joined Aomori Prefectural Industrial Technology Research Center
    Researcher, Industrial Research Institute, Electronic Information Technology Department