Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Industrial Technology Center of Wakayama Prefecture
Director general, WASAKA Sadao
60 Ogura, Wakayama-shi, Wakayama 649-6261 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (7)：
Planning and Administration Office,
Department of Food Industry,
Department of Livingware and Environment Industries,
Department of Machinery and Metals Industry,
Department of Chemical Industry,
Industrial Experiment Station was established in 9 Honmachi, Wakayama City to promote export of cotton cloth and dyed cloth.
The Station was moved to 139 Uzu, Wakayama City. The Station was composed of 6 departments: General Affairs, Dyeing, Brewing, Applied Chemistry, Machinery, and Lacquer.
Under the new setting rule, the one department and six division system was established as follows: General Affairs Department, Textile Division, Dyeing Division, Chemistry Division, Food Division, Timber and Woodwork Division, and Machinery and Metal Division
Leather Research Institute was founded in Omatsu Cho, Wakayama City to expand the work concerning leathers.
The Institute was moved to 60 Ogura, Wakayama City (the current location) to improve the facilities, etc.
Research and development
We perform researches to help directly the technological
improvement of local industry.
We perform original researches into the technologies to
be required in the near future.
We perform joint research with industries, universities
and national research organizations.
We are commissioned with researches from industries.
Testing and analysis
We conduct testing and analysis on JIS Standards upon
the request from industries.
Technical consultation and guidance
To resolve technical problems, our researchers conduct
technical counseling and guidance.
The prefectural technical advisers give instructions on
To improve the research capability, we accept interns
Technical information supply
We issue a technical information journal.
We issue a research report.
We hold technology workshops, technology forums, etc. in
cooperation with Wakayama Industory Promotion Foundation.
We communicate our information on internet.
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