Kawasaki Skyfront i-Newsletter

Kawasaki Skyfront i-Newsletter

Press Releases vol.5_2

Source: Kawasaki City, Japan, Coastal Area International Strategy Office

For immediate release: 27 October 2015

Subject line: Kawasaki City, Japan publishes the October 2015 issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter

(Kawasaki, Japan, 27 October 2015) The October 2015 issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter includes a video interview with Johnson & Johnson Tokyo Science Center, news updates, and highlights of research being conducted by scientists affiliated with Kawasaki INnovation Gateway at SKYFRONT (KING SKYFRONT)—the City’s flagship science and technology innovation hub focused on the life sciences and environment.

Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter:

http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/

The KING SKYFRONT was launched by Kawasaki City in 2013 as a base for scholars, industrialists and government administrators to work together to devise real life solutions to global issues in the life sciences and environment.

KING SKYFRONT is a 40 hectare area located in the Tonomachi area of the Keihin Industrial Region that spans Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) and an important initiative in establishing the Tonomachi area of Kawasaki City as Asia’s Silicon Valley.

Contents of the 5nd issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter

News and Events

2015.07.13
Opening Ceremony of Innovation Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM)
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/news/2015_102603/

2015.09.03
Johnson & Johnson K.K
First Anniversary of Tokyo Science Center, a Training Center for Healthcare Professionals
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/news/2015102602/

2015.09.29
Next Generation Robots Introduced to Haneda Airport Domestic Passenger Terminal! ~HAL® for Labor Support (Lumbar type), Transport Robot, and Cleaning Robot Commence Operations~
http://www.cyberdyne.jp/english/company/PressReleases_detail.html?id=3513

2015.09.29
Novel Norovirus Strain Identified by Kawasaki City Institute for Public Health
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/news/2015102601/

2015.09.29
Fujifilm establishes “Cellular Dynamics International Japan” to launch iPSC business for drug discovery support in Tonomachi (Kawasaki, Japan)
http://www.fujifilm.com/news/n150929_01.html

2015.10.13
KING SKYFRONT concept images updated
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/news/2015_102606/

Video Feature


Mamoru Takase

Senior Manager
Medical Professional Education
Johnson & Johnson K.K. Medical Company

http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/video_feature/vol_5/feature01/

Research Highlights

Unveiling the life-cycles of malarial parasites
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_5/research01/

Gadolinium-based particles show and treat tumours
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_5/research02/

Maple syrup extract helps mitigate liver inflammation caused by high-fat diet
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_5research03/

Further information:

Kawasaki City, Japan, Coastal Area International Strategy Office

General Planning Bureau, City of Kawasaki,

1 Miyamoto-cho, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-city, Kanagawa 210-8577, Japan

EMAIL: 20rinkai@city.kawasaki.jp

Johnson & Johnson K.K.
First Anniversary of Tokyo Science Center

About KING SKYFRONT

The Kawasaki INnovation Gateway (KING) SKYFRONT is the flagship science and technology innovation hub of Kawasaki City. KING SKYFRONT is a 40 hectare area located in the Tonomachi area of the Keihin Industrial Region that spans Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture and Tokyo International Airport (also often referred to as Haneda Airport). 

KING SKYFRONT was launched in 2013 as a base for scholars, industrialists and government administrators to work together to devise real life solutions to global issues in the life sciences and environment.

 

Further information:

KING SKYFRONT, International Strategic Zone

http://www.city.kawasaki.jp/en/category/132-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0.html

 

Related publications

AAAS Science Magazine, August 2013

“Kawasaki City: The KING SKYFRONT Innovation Hub for 21st Century Life Science”

http://www.sciencemag.org/site/products/advertorials/Kawasaki_English_FINAL_5aug13.pdf

NPG Nature , September 2012

“Spotlight on Kawasaki”

http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/articles/10.1038/nj0383

 

Related video footage

King SkyFront -Kawasaki, innovation and a gateway to the world

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24Y2VFBOD8c

 

Video archives 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL70Lb7fKyWsjegtd4tBfXQqbRZbeNjqwt

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