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Hokkaido Industrial Research Institute

北海道立工業試験場, ホッカイドウリツコウギョウシケンジョウ
Representive : Director, WATANUKI Yukihiro
Establishment year: 1922
Address: [HIRI]Kita19Jo, Nishi11, Kita-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido 060-0819 Japan [HIRI Material Technology Dept. Ceramics Technology sec. (Nopporo Branch)] 76 Yoyogi-cho, Nopporo, Ebetsu-shi, Hokkaido 069-0817 Japan
Telephone number: [HIRI]+81-11-747-2321
FAX number: [HIRI]+81-11-726-4057
Number of employees: 112
Organization/Research department name (31):
  • Planning and Coordination Department
  • General Affairs Section
  • Planning Coordination Section
  • Director for Research
  • Information Electronics and System Engineering Department
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Subordinate facility name  (2):
  • Materials Technology Dept.
  • Ceramics Technology sec. (Nopporo Branch)
History (16):
  • 1922/05
    Industrial Research Institute, Hokkaido was established under Minister of Agriculture and Commercial.
  • 1923/04
    Head office was completed in Kotoni village in Sapporo-gun, then experiments and studies started.
  • 1949/09
    Industrial Research Institute, Hokkaido was put under Hokkaido, then changed to Hokkaido Industrial Research Institute.
  • 1950/10
    Craft faculty branch room of ceramics industry opened in Ebetsu-city Moto Nohoro (now it is Material technology Dept. Ceramics technology sec. in Nohoro branch)
  • 1977/11
    Head office was newly built in Sapporo-city Kita-ku Kita 19-jo Nishi 11 chome.
Purpose of establishment:
Contribution to industrial improvement and development in Hokkaido.
Business overview:
Hokkaido Industrial Research Institute (HIRI), to improve
the technology of the manufacturing industry in Hokkaido,
perfrom the follow work as a synthetic research and
support organization.
-Research and Development
-Consultation on Industrial technology
-On-site Engineering
-Experiments and Analyses
-Equipment Availability
-Engineer Training
-Technology information
-Patent information
  • 2006: \ 266 (Million)
  • 2005: \ 295 (Million)
  • 2004: \ 306 (Million)
  • 2003: \ 341 (Million)
  • 2002: \ 400 (Million)
  • 2001: \ 338 (Million)
  • 2000: \ 287 (Million)

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