Fukushima Robot Test Field

RTF was fully opened with 21 facilities in March 2020, has two sites, i.e. Minamisoma site and Namie site.

Fukushima Robot Test Field(RTF) is one of the largest research and development bases in the world, where verification test, performance evaluation and operation training can be carried out while reproducing the actual operating conditions, mainly for ground, maritime, underwater and aerial robots that are expected to be utilized for logistic, infrastructure inspection and large-scale disaster.

19 entities including universities and corporates from all over Japan are in laboratories of RTF Research building

Testing – Clustering

55 robotics entitles

The number of newly setting up entities of robotics in and around the coastal region of Fukushima


Constructs new factory in just next to the site of RTF

Ripple effect

37,100 RTF visitors

The number of visitors to RTF, Minamisoma City (July 2018- Feb. 2021)


  • Fire and Disaster Management Agency and Fukushima Prefecture and FIPO on promoting disaster drones

  • Aleut Community of Saint Paul Island (USA) and RTF on cooperation of both test sites