Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Technology Research Institute of Osaka Prefecture
Director General, Dr. MATSUDA Haruo
2-7-1 Ayumino, Izumi-shi, Osaka 594-1157 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (4)：
Material & Machinery Dept.
Information & Electronics Dept.
Environment & Chemistry Dept.
Leather Testing Center
Purpose of establishment：
The Industrial Research Institute of Osaka Prefecture (IRI) was first established at the old site of the Osaka Prefectural Government Office.
Izumiotsu Branch (textiles) was founded.
Sakai Branch (industries) was founded.
The lzumiotsu branch was separated from the institute as a Textile Research Institute.
Izumisano Branch (textiles) was founded.
The Institute is a public research institute founded
to do technical guidance and improvement of
industries in Osaka, especially of
(1) Research activities
TRI Osaka solves problems in cooperation with enterprises
and universities through mutual responsibilities for
technology, facilities, funds, etc.
The staff of TRI Osaka undertakes researches under
commission from enterprises.
(2) Commissioned testing
TRI Osaka accepts requests from enterprises for various
tests, analyses, measurements, special processing, etc.
(3) Facilities services
Use of equipment:
Facilities and equipment are available for use as long as
the activities of Institute are not obstructed.
Use of facilities:
TRI Hall and training rooms are available for presentations,
Small- to medium-size enterprises can utilize open
laboratories for development and research of new
technologies and products.
(4) Technical guidance
Technical consultation and guidance:
The special research staff gives guidance or counsel to
inquiries on technological problems.
Visiting consultation is available at the manufacturing
site of the enterprise as requested.
(5) Human resources development
Technical trainees can join researches TRI Osaka offers to
acquire new technological knowledge, research know-how,
specific technique and skills of operating specific
Technical workshops, etc.:
Technical workshops provide cutting-edge and applied
technology, and the skills of operation and use of
(6) Services on technology information
Library is open to offer domestic and foreign magazines on
science and technology, various industrial books, copies of
Information on TRI Osaka:
Information on Institute such as results of researches,
industrial ownership, and exhibitions is provided through
Accumulated technological information, information on
know-how, etc. are offered.
Meeting for reporting:
Meetings are held to report the results obtained by
researches, tests, training activities, etc.
Commercial database search:
On-line database services are available for data
(7) Exchange of technologies
TRI Osaka supports organizations in various fields of
technologies and their research activities, and offers
opportunities of technology exchange through technical
Branch Organization (3)：
- 2005: \ 2,558 (Million)
- 2004: \ 2,624 (Million)
- 2003: \ 2,710 (Million)
- 2002: \ 2,625 (Million)
- 2001: \ 2,742 (Million)
- 2000: \ 2,695 (Million)
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