Kawasaki Skyfront i-Newsletter

Kawasaki Skyfront i-Newsletter

Press Releases vol.6_2

Kawasaki INnovation Gateway at SKYFRONT (KING SKYFRONT), Coastal Area International Strategy Office, Kawasaki City, Japan

For immediate release: 16 February 2016

Subject line: Kawasaki City, Japan publishes the February 16 issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter

(Kawasaki, Japan, 16 February 2016) The February 2016 issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter includes a video interview with PeptiDream Inc, 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:

February 2016 issue of Kawasaki SkyFront iNewsletter: 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 6nd issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter

News and Events

2015.12.24
NanoCarrier Co., Ltd. announces start of phase one clinical trials in Taiwan of drug delivery product for treatment of head and neck cancer.
URL: http://xml.irpocket.com/C4571/20151224TINDHN.pdf

2015.12.03
Application for national health insurance coverage for HAL for Medical Use (Lower Limb Type) submitted to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
URL : http://www.cyberdyne.jp/english/company/PressReleases_detail.html?id=3777

2015.11.26
KINGSKYFRONT area is selected as a ‘feasibility hub’ by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
URL : http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/news/2016_012602/

2015.11.25
HAL for Medical Use (Lower Limb Type) received approval to be manufactured and sold as a medical device by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
URL : http://www.cyberdyne.jp/english/company/PressReleases_detail.html?id=3749

Video Feature


Keiichi Masuya, Ph.D.

Vice President : Head Of Chemistry
PeptiDream Inc.

http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/video_feature/vol_6/feature01/

Research Highlights

Sensor for measuring metabolism of cells during cultivation in Petri dishes
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_6/research01/

Precision design to kick-start the healing process
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_6/research02/

Surveillance of a novel norovirus variant
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_6/research03/

Illustration of the building that will be constructed at KINGSKYFRO to house the research and development facilities of PeptiDream Inc. 

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

 

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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