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Industrial Research Center of Shiga Prefecture

滋賀県工業技術総合センター, シガケンコウギョウギジュツソウゴウセンター
Representive : Director, NAKAMURA Yoshiki
Establishment year: 1985
Address: (IRCS) 232 Kamitoyama, Ritto-shi, Shiga 520-3004 Japan (Shigaraki Ceramic Research Institute) 498 Nagano, Shigaraki-cho, Koka-shi, Shiga 529-1851 Japan
Number of employees: 36
Organization/Research department name (4):
  • Machinery and Electronics Team
  • Functional Materials Team
  • Ceramic Design Team
  • Ceramic Materials Team
Subordinate facility name  (1):
  • The annex Industrial Technology Promotion Hall
History (5):
  • 1927/05
    Shiga Prefectural Ceramic Laboratory was founded.
  • 1985/04
    Industrial Research Center of Shiga Prefecture started its work.
  • 1992/11
    The annex Industrial Technology Promotion Hall was completed.
  • 1997/04
    Industrial Research Center and Shigaraki Ceramic Laboratory were integrated into Industrial Research Center of Shiga Prefecture.
  • 1999/02
    The annex Support Facility for Industrialization was completed.
Purpose of establishment:
Industrial Recearch Center of Shiga Prefecture was
established in 1985 by the prefectual government with
the cooperation of the industrial and economic circles
in the prefecture. The Center now plays an important
part in the promotion of local industrial development
as the key institution for supporting those companies
from the technological side. It consists of such
sections as planning and management, electronics,
machinery, chemistry and food processing, industrial
design, and ceramics, and is making efforts to become
an 'open' and 'reliable' center for prefectural
Business overview:
Research and Development, Technical Consultation and
Guidance, Provision of Testing Equipment, Consignment
Research and Analysis, Host Technology Spread Class,
Training of Research Student, Technology Development
Laboratory, Public Information, Provision of Information
Research field (2): Life Science ,  Nanotechnology/Materials
  • 2005: \ 556 (Million)
  • 2004: \ 603 (Million)
  • 2003: \ 566 (Million)
  • 2002: \ 632 (Million)
  • 2001: \ 642 (Million)
  • 2000: \ 649 (Million)

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