Promotion of Exchange
- Brushup Project
- Dissemination of Information For Next-Generation
- Custom Tours
- Archive 2021 Achievements
Brushup Projects to Improve the Value of the Region
This exchange project attracts businesses and young people to create resonance with the Framework and form ties with the Hamadori area.
The 2nd Fukushima Innovation Cycle Rogaining Tournament
A rogaining event in which participants navigated to checkpoints on bicycle was hosted in Fukushima. In touring facilities related to the Framework and visiting tourist and shopping centers, participants learned about the initiatives of the Framework and the current state of reconstruction in Hamadori.
*Organizer: Gunchu Travel
Palette Camp Fukushima (Futaba)
Young people from outside the area worked with residents to solve issues aimed at reconstructing the town of Futaba.
Using their knowledge and skills, camp participants create a magazine that shares information on the town of Futaba or make cookies to help create new businesses.
Dissemination of Information For Next-Generation
Visiting lectures and online exchange events are held with the goal of creating interest in the Innovation Area among university students and communicating to them the ideas and challenges of businesses working on cutting-edge projects and passionate, driven people working in these fields through social exchange.
|Date||Venue||Theme||Lecturer/Guest Speaker||Event style||Number of Participants|
|Tuesday, June 7, 2022||Miyagi University||Initiatives of the Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization||Initiatives of the Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotio
Ryuta Anazawa, Director of the Exchange Promotion Department
|Tuesday, June 14, 2022||Miyagi University||Learn About Attractive Initiatives in the Hamadori Area of Fukushima Prefecture||・Asubito Fukushima (General Incorporated Association)
Kayoko Shigemasa/Haruki Takushi
・Satomi Oikawa, Namie Town Hall
|Two-way live streaming||23|
|Thursday, October 20, 2022||Shibaura Institute of Technology||Learn About Attractive Initiatives in the Hamadori Area of Fukushima Prefecture||・Wataru Kadowaki, Deputy Director of the Exchange Promotion Department, Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization・Wataru Kadowaki, Deputy Director of the Exchange Promotion Department, Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization
・Souta Miyake and Masahito Nemoto, Dymon Co., Ltd.
・Masayuki Kobayashi, Rurio
|Visiting lecture/two-way streaming||13|
|Saturday, November 19, 2022||*Streaming locations
Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization
|Learn About Efforts in the Innovation Area! Online Exchange Events for Connecting with Locals||(1) VR Video Screening of Fukushima Robot Test Field
Online Exchange Event
・Masata Kaneda, CEO of Space Entertainment Laboratory, Inc.
・Kenichi Kubota, Director of Switch Association
・Ayaka Goto, President of the Minamisoma Branch of MYSH LLC
|Online Exchange Event||28|
About Custom Tours
The Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization (FIPO) arranges tour programs and itineraries for companies and organizations interested in conducting activities in the coastal area of Fukushima Prefecture (the Innovation Area*). Please feel free to contact us.
- Recommended for the following purposes:
- Enrichment of internal human resource training
- ・Employee training
- ・Collaborative efforts with the local community
- New business development
- ・Development of new business for companies (visit centers of demos/research on cutting-edge technology)
- ・Conducting demonstrations/in-house events at the center
- ・Setting up a business or offices in the Innovation Area
- Other activities
- ・Hosting conventions and conferences
- ・Promoting your event in Fukushima
- Important Notes:
- Companies, organizations, universities or other institutions of higher education, and other groups that intend to conduct the aforementioned activities in the Innovation Area.
- The cost of transportation, accommodation, food and beverages, gratuities to the local host organization, and other costs related to the tour are borne by the client.
- FIPO is unable to provide services related to travel agency operations under the Hotel Business Act (package tours, order-made tours, and arranged tours). Separate consultation with a registered travel agency is required.
◆ Model Course ◆ (1 Night, 2 Days)
Fukushima Station ( depart at 9:00 a.m.) === [Shinchi] FGP Fukushima Natural Gas Power Plant === (Lunch) === [Minamisoma] Fukushima Robot Test Field == [Futaba] Great East Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster Memorial Museum === [Futaba District] Hotel (arrive at 5:00 p.m.)
Hotel (depart at 8:30 a.m.) == [Tomioka] Decommissioning Archive Center, Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant == (Lunch) == [Naraha] JAEA Naraha Center for Remote Control Technology Development === Fukushima Station (arrive at 5:30 p.m.)
Number of Consultations and Inquiries on Custom Tours
・42 (including applications)
Number of Custom Tour Applications
Tours implemented: 25
Number of attendees: 377
Archive 2021 Achievements
|Date||Project Name||Target||Number of Participants||Organizer|
|Friday, August 20, 2021 to Saturday, January 15, 2022
*7 sessions (including 3 online sessions)
|Tokyo Junior High/Senior High School Educational Trip
(Field Study) Project
|Junior high and senior high schools in the Tokyo metropolitan area||136||Asubito Fukushima|
|Saturday, November 27, 2021||The Fukushima Innovation Cycle Rogaining Tournament||Bicycle enthusiasts from both within and outside the prefecture||137||Gunchu Travel|
|Saturday, December 25 to Sunday, December 26, 2021||Demonstration Project for a Museum Tour System Using Self-Navigating Robots||Iwaki City Coal & Fossil Museum (Horuru) visitors||50||Living Robot Inc.|
|Saturday, October 16 to Saturday, December 5, 2021
*Total of 5 sessions
|Namie Workation Trial Project||Working people outside the prefecture, including from the Tokyo metropolitan area||41||Namie Community Development Association|
|1st Session: Saturday, October 23 to Sunday, October 24, 2021
2nd Session: Saturday, November 20 to Sunday, November 21, 2021
|Palette Camp Fukushima Project||University students outside the prefecture, including from the Tokyo metropolitan area||32||F-ATRAs Association|
Project to Promote Discovering Needs
An endowed lecture entitled “Industrial Recovery Initiatives for Earthquake Reconstruction” was held at Senshu University.
|Lecture Date||Lecture Content||Lecture Overview||Lecturer||Lecture Format|
|1st Session||4/14||Guidance||–||School of Business Administration at Senshu University||Professor Koichiro Sato||In person|
|The Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework Backstory||The History and Future of Reconstruction in Fukushima||Reconstruction and Planning Division, Planning and Coordination Department, Fukushima Prefecture||Kiyotaka Yamada, Deputy Section Chief and Chief Investigator||Online|
|2nd Session||4/21||The Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework Backstory||Changes in Evacuated Areas and Development of Living Environments||Evacuated Area Reconstruction Division, Evacuated Area Reconstruction Bureau, Fukushima Prefecture||Shinya Munekata, Director||Online|
|3rd Session||4/28||Environmental Restoration Projects ( Decontamination, Interim Storage Facilities, Waste Disposal)||Environmental Regeneration and Material Cycle Bureau, Ministry of the Environment||Kotaro Kawamata, Counselor for Environmental Restoration Projects||Online|
|4th Session||5/12||Initiatives of the Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework||About the Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework||The Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Division, Planning and Coordination Department, Fukushima Prefecture||Hiromichi Gunji, Section Chief||Online|
|5th Session||5/19||Progress of Decommissioning and Water Decontamination & Decommissioning-Related Industrial Clusters||Nuclear Emergency Response Office, Electricity and Gas Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry||Toru Sato, Assistant Section Chief (Planning & Public Relations Team)||In-person|
|6th Session||5/26||Efforts to Introduce New Energy||Energy Division, Planning and Coordination Department, Fukushima Prefecture||Satoyoshi Ishii, Chief Inspector||Online|
|7th Session||6/2||About the Fukushima Robot Test Field||Robotics Division, Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization||Osamu Akimoto,Deputy Director||Online|
|8th Session||6/9||Efforts to Restart Farming||Agricultural Promotion Division, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Department, Fukushima Prefecture||Changes in Evacuated Areas and Development of Living Environments||Online|
|9th Session||6/16||Efforts Toward Industrial Clusters||Industrial Cluster Department, Fukushima Office. Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization||Hidekazu Kowada, Department Chief||In-person|
|10th Session||6/23||Education and Human Resource Development Through the Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework
Developing Human Resources Who Care About Fukushima
|Education and Human Resource Development Department, Fukushima Office. Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization||Yoshiyuki Iida, Section Chief||In-person|
|11th Session||6/30||Efforts to Expand the Visiting Population||Exchange Promotion Department, Fukushima Office. Fukushima Innovation Coast Promotion Organization||Ryuta Anazawa, Director||In-person|
|12th Session||7/7||Aid for Rebuilding Businesses and Livelihoods in the 12 Municipalities Affected by the Nuclear Disaster||Business Aid Group, Fukushima Soso Reconstruction Corporation (Public-Private Joint Team)||Jun Hanagami, General Manager, Consulting Support Division||In-person|
|13th Session||7/14||The Great East Japan Earthquake and J-Village’s Role in Reconstruction||J-Village Inc.||Hisaya Tsurumoto, Managing Director||In-person|
|14th Session||7/21||Summary||–||School of Business Administration at Senshu University||Professor Koichiro Sato||In-person|
An interactive live streaming event was hosted to convey the Fukushima of today to university students in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
Theme: Experience the Fukushima Innovation Area! Virtual Online Tour
Format: Online (Zoom)
Facilitator: Kazuhiro Fujiwara
|Date||Theme||Presenters (Titles Omitted)||Participants|
|Saturday, February 12
1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
|From Fukushima to the World: Efforts at the Fukushima Robot Test Field||Space Entertainment Laboratory, Inc.
Masata Kaneda, CEO
|Takahide Matsuura, President of Terra Labo, Co., Ltd.|
|Wednesday, February 16
12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
|You Can Do Anything You Want! Exploring the Possibilities in the Hamadori Area of Fukushima||Kakeru Okawa, Huber Inc.||14|
|Futaba District Tourism Research Association (Fukushima Seaside)
Tatsuhiro Yamane, Director
Custom Tour Project
Number of Consultations and Inquiries on Custom Tours
・52 (including applications)
Number of Custom Tour Applications
・37 (2 postponed, 10 cancelled)
Tours implemented: 25
Number of attendees: 474