A Talented and Abundant Workforce
and educational institutions fully equipped to support
research and development.
A dedicated workforce rich in talented human resources
Home to numerous science and technology universities, including the University of Aizu and the College of Engineering, Nihon University, Fukushima Prefecture is rich in talented human resources with high-level technical skills. In addition, the prefecture's workforce stability is the third-highest in Japan, and the "serious, dedicated workforce" is highly evaluated by companies that have moved into the area, Moreover, because the active job opening ratio is low in comparison to the Kanto region, it is relatively easy for employers to secure human resources.
|Fukushima University||Fukushima City||Administrative Policy Studies, Symbiotic Systems Science and Technology, etc. science/Economics and business administration|
|Fukushima Medical University||Fukushima City||Medical, Nursing|
|The University of Aizu||Aizu-wakamatsu City||Computer Science and Engineering|
|Faculty of Engineering Nihon University||Koriyama City||Engineering|
|Koriyama Women's College||Koriyama City||Home Economics|
|Oho University||Koriyama City||Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Science|
|Iwaki Meisei University||Iwaki City||Science and Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, etc.|
|Higashi-Nippon Kokusai University||Iwaki City||Economic Information, Social and Environmental Service|
|Fukushima Gakuin University||Fukushima City||Welfare|
|Aizu Junior College||Aizu-wakamatsu City||Industrial Information, Social Welfare, etc.|
|Koriyama Women's Junior College||Koriyama City||Home Economics, Child Education, etc.|
|Sakurano Seibo Junior College||Fukushima City||English, Living Science|
|Fukushima Gakuin Junior College||Fukushima City||Nutrition and Food Science, Information Business, etc.|
|Iwaki Junior College||Iwaki City||Child Education|
|●Technical Junior College|
|Fukushima Technical Junior College||Iwaki City||Machinery Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Material Engineering, etc.|
|Koriyama Technical College||Koriyama City||Machinery Control Systems, Electric Control Systems, Information Control Systems, etc.|
|Aizu Technical College||Kitakata City||Electronic System, Sightseeing Service, etc.|
|Hama Technical College||Minami-Soma City||Electronic Control, Building Techniques, etc.|
Cultivation of human resources: The key to corporate competitiveness
Fukushima Prefecture strives to foster human resources who can from the core of the manufacturing industries.
The University of Aizu
Koriyama Technical College
Support for corporate research and development
As a publicly run testing and research institution supporting research and development by companies within the prefecture, Fukushima Technology Center maintains various testing equipment and facilities for corporations. The Center also actively collaborates with companies on joint research and new product development, working to transfer the products of various research endeavors to business. Furthermore, technology support centers in Fukushima City, Iwaki, and Aizu-Wakamatsu work together to function as a base for interaction among industry, academia, and government.
Fukushima Technology Center
<Koriyama City> http://www.fukushima-iri.jp/
Multifaceted support for corporate management, from business expansion to management reform
The Center provides a wide variety of management support to SMEs within the prefecture. Activities range from enhancement and reform of corporate management infrastructure to provision of information on overseas markets, as well as providing information on deal mediation, and hosting business talks and trade shows.
Fukushima Prefecture Industrial Promotion Center
<Fukushima City> http://www.utsukushima.net/