Initiatives

Working toward the materialization of major projects and the development of infrastructure for their realization.

Toward the realization of the Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework


The three pillars of our efforts

  • ① A region capable of meeting all kinds of challenges
  • ② Local enterprises playing a leading role
  • ③ Developing human resources to support the Framework

In addition to promoting the materialization of projects in the fields of A) decommissioning, B) robotics and drones, C) energy, environment, recycling, D) agroforestry and fisheries, E) medical care, and F) aerospace, we are also working on the development of a wide range of infrastructure to realize these projects, including the creation of industrial clusters, human resource development, increasing of the number of visitors, ,dissemination of information, and improvement of the living environment.

Building new industrial infrastructure

Building research centers and promoting R&D


  • [Decommissioning of nuclear reactors]
    • Utilization of the research centers for nuclear decommissioning
    • Research and development [R&D] and human resource development targeting decommissioning

  • [Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries]
    • Implementing agroforestry and fisheries practices that utilize ICT and robot technologies

  • [Robotics and Drones]
    • Industrial cluster of robotics with the Fukushima Robot Test Field at the core
    • Development and testing of robots and drones
  • [Medical industry]
    • Resolving regional issues through the clustering of medical-related industries

  • [Energy, Environment, and Recycling]
    • Creation of advanced energy industries
    • Creating environmental- and recycling-related industrial clusters and testing facilities

  • [Aerospace]
    • Support for new enterprises in the aerospace industry and advancement of technology

Approach 1 toward realization

Industrial clusters

Inviting enterprises and bringing local and outside enterprises together



  • Holding seminars on establishing businesses and conducting on-site tours to promote the nation‘s best incentive system and environment for setting up businesses.


  • Consulting for companies seeking to commercialize their products (continuous support)


  • The “Fukushima Innovation Club” was established with the aim of creating new businesses and expanding business transactions through cross – industrial cooperation, regional cooperation, and cooperation between local enterprises and enterprises moving into the area.

Approach 2 toward realization

Education and Human Resource Development

Fostering young talent who will lead the Coastal Region into the future

Universities


High schools



  • Workshops held by universities from inside and outside of the prefecture that are engaged in activities in the coastal region of Fukushima Prefecture ( Project to establish infrastructure for human resources development utilizing university knowledge about revitalization )


  • The “Kawamata Anthurium Flower & Kindai Art Exhibition ” was held in collaboration with Kindai University and Kawamata Town.


  • Learning about the latest in smart agriculture using robots and ICT to solve the problems Japan‘s agriculture is facing. (Iwaki Agricultural High School × ARSA Co., Ltd)


  • Raising interest in industries and professions related to robots through lectures on cutting-edge robots (Odaka junior high school ×College of Engineering, Nihon University)

Approach 3 toward realization

Increasing the Number of Visitors

Creating new attractions in cooperation with local communities



  • Tour to invite people to visit, see and get to know the Coastal Region

Approach 4 toward realization

Spreading Information

Promoting participation by raising awareness of the Framework



  • Symposium to publicize the activities of the Framework


  • The Great East Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster Memorial Museum, an institution to preserve the records and teach the lessons of the complex disaster to the future generations