• HOME

Facilities of KBIC

Research facilities and tenant accommodation facilities within KBIC are located here.
Click a key word below to narrow your search results.

RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB)

RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB)
Research facilitiesRegenerative medicine
CDB is a world-class research institution in the fields of developmental biology and regenerative medicine, focused on gaining insights into how the body forms in order to contribute to the advancement of regenerative medicine and the understanding of disease.
http://www.cdb.riken.jp/en/

RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies (CLST)

RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies (CLST)
Research facilitiesDrug discovery support
CLST studies the behavior of biomolecules in live animals, using PET and other imaging technologies. Improving imaging technologies promote innovation in the process of drug formulation to reduce the time and costs involved in pharmaceutical development.
http://www.clst.riken.jp/en/index.html

RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (“K computer”)
Courtesy of RIKEN

RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS, "K computer")
Research facilitiesDrug discovery support
AICS is engaged in research delivering innovative results by combining a supercomputer, "K computer," and computational and computer sciences toward establishment of a "Predictive Science" based on computer simulation. Since the start of its full operation for communal use in 2012, promising research results in various field have attracted much attention and have greatly contributed to R&D in life sciences including drug discovery.
http://www.aics.riken.jp/en/

Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation Hospital (IBRI) /Foundation for
Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI)

Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation (IBRI) Hospital and Laboratories /Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI)
Research facilitiesRental laboratories / officesMedical device developmentDrug discovery supportRegenerative medicineClinics
IBRI is a core institution within KBIC that offers translational research functions from basic research to clinical application based on three principles: 1.) R&D of medical devices, 2.) support of clinical research and 3.) clinical application of regenerative medicine. In addition, IBRI has a medical division with 60 beds that provides advanced medical services to the public.
http://www.ibri-kobe.org/english/

Translational Research Informatics Center (TRI)/Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI)

Translational Research Informatics Center (TRI) /
Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI)
Research facilitiesRental laboratories / officesRental conference roomDrug discovery supportRegenerative medicine
TRI is a data center and statistical analysis center for clinical studies that promotes translational research to bridge between basic research and clinical application – first of its kind ever established in Japan.
It also has facilities such as laboratories for researchers, and rental meeting rooms to hold seminars or symposiums.
http://www.tri-kobe.org/english/index.html

International Medical Device Alliance

International Medical Device Alliance (IMDA) /
Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI)
Rental laboratories / officesMedical device developmentDrug discovery support
IMDA is a center for joint R&D of medical devices and related devices, and promotes the commercialization of these devices. Within IMDA, a comprehensive system to support the commercialization of medical devices is facilitated, consisting of: 1. the PMDA-FBRI Cooperation Center for Pharmaceutical Affairs Consultation on R&D Strategy, 2. FBRI Pro-Cluster Kobe, Kobe Support Platform for Promoting Medical Device Commercialization and Marketing and 3. Medical Device Support Plaza.
http://www.ibri-kobe.org/english/imda/

Kobe Hybrid Business Center (KHBC)

Kobe Hybrid Business Center (KHBC)
Rental laboratories / offices
KHBC is a center of providing rental laboratories to meet the demands for R&D laboratories.
In addition, there is a space for industries and research institutions to exchange knowledge, and on-site day care center for children jointly operated by the research institutions and companies.

BMA: Business Support Center for Biomedical Research Activities

Business Support Center for Biomedical Research Activities (BMA)
Rental laboratories / offices
BMA provides rental laboratories for biomedical and biotechnological research with access to specialized facilities that universities and research institutions cannot afford, including laboratories for radioactive isotope (RI) experiments, cell processing centers (CPC), and shared-use animal breeding and testing facilities. These facilities reduce the risks generated during commercialization process and the time required for practical application of R&D outputs.

Kobe Biotechnology Research and Human Resource Development Center/Kobe University Business Incubation Center

Kobe Biotechnology Research and Human Resource Development Center (BT Center) / Kobe University Business Incubation Center
Rental laboratories / offices
The BT Center is a base for advanced and interdisciplinary research and training in biotechnology, transcending the established domains of study and university departments. The center shares its facilities with the Incubation Center which nurtures venture businesses founded in Kobe University.

MEDDEC: Kobe Medical Device Development Center

Kobe Medical Device Development Center (MEDDEC)
Rental laboratories / officesMedical device development
MEDDEC provides rental laboratories and offices to promote the launch of new medical device-related businesses ,and facilitates the evaluation, improvement and diffusion of minimally invasive medical therapies, technologies and devices, such as catheters, stents, endoscopes and peritoneoscopes to ease the burden on patients.

Kobe Healthcare Industry Development Center (HI-DEC)

Kobe Healthcare Industry Development Center (HI-DEC)
Rental laboratories / offices
HI-DEC provides rental laboratories and offices to support R&D and commercialization activities in healthcare-related fields, such as the development of health promotion devices, dietary foods and experimental and diagnostic/preventive devices.

KIMEC: Kobe KIMEC Center Building

KIMEC Building (KIMEC)
Rental laboratories / offices
As a well designed, functional building symbolizing the advent of ICT society, the KIMEC is a second stage flagship development on Port Island. In addition to office space, it encompasses wet laboratories suited for biomedical and biotechnological research.

Kobe International Business Center (KIBC)

Kobe International Business Center (KIBC)
Rental laboratories / offices
KIBC provides WAM (warehouse, assembly and manufacturing) space as well as R&D laboratories and offices, all within the same building. This allows for the full integration of business functions from R&D, to production, sales, distribution and administration.

Kobe Incubation Office (KIO)

Kobe Incubation Office (KIO)
Rental laboratories / offices
Venture business tenant building.

Shimin Byoin Mae Building

Shimin Byoin Mae Building
Rental laboratories / offices
Rental offices, shops and restaurants are available along with wet laboratories for biomedical and biotechnological research.

Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital

Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital
Clinics
Relocated in July 2011 / 708 beds
The core medical center that provides highly advanced, emergency, and acute medical care treatment to ensure citizens' lives and wellbeing.
http://chuo.kcho.jp/foreign_page/eng/eng_index.html

Kobe Minimally Invasive Cancer Center

Kobe Minimally Invasive Cancer Center
Clinics
Opened in April 2013 / 80 beds
The cancer center that provides minimally invasive cancer treatments: radiotherapy, chemotherapy with anti-cancer drugs, and interventional radiology.

Nishi Memorial Port Island Rehabilitation Hospital

Nishi Memorial Port Island Rehabilitation Hospital
Clinics
Opened in April 2013 / 150 beds
The reintegration hospital that offers rehabilitation services during an early convalescent period after acute stage through the cooperation with medical facilities that provide acute treatment.

Child Chemo House (Chemo Facility for Children)

Child Chemo House
Clinics
Opened in April 2013 / 19 beds
The center offers patients with pediatric cancer and their families a peaceful environment, and has chemotherapy and palliative care departments within its property.

ITOCHU Medical Plaza

ITOCHU Medical Plaza
ClinicsRental conference room
Opened in October 2014
The Medical plaza that offers medical training and support for the development of medical devices.

Hyogo Prefectural Kobe Children’s Hospital

Hyogo Prefectural Kobe Children’s Hospital
Clinics
Opened in May 2016 / 290 beds
The core hospital for pediatric and perinatal treatment in Hyogo Prefecture designated as a core pediatric cancer hospital by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

IIB

RIKEN Integrated Innovation Building(IIB)
Research facilitiesDrug discovery supportRental conference room
Inaugurated as a base for industry-academia partnership in order to create innovation from a wide range of RIKEN’s research seeds.

Foundation for Computational Science (FOCUS)

Foundation for Computational Science (FOCUS)
Research facilitiesRental laboratories / offices
Operates the Center for Computational Science adjacent to the “K computer” as a base for promoting technological sophistication by encouraging the utilization of supercomputers and computational simulations by private companies.

Kobe Eye Center (scheduled to open in October 2017)

Kobe Eye Center (scheduled to open in October 2017)
Research facilitiesRegenerative medicineClinics
Focuses on research and treatment for eye disorders including rehabilitation and livelihood support of patients, in order to accelerate practical application of regenerative medicine such as the world’s first cell therapy using iPS cells for age-related macular regeneration (AMD).


International Clinical Cancer Research Center of Kobe University

International Clinical Cancer Research Center of Kobe University
Research facilitiesClinicsunivercities
Opened in April 2017/120 beds
Promotes advanced surgical treatment for cancer as well as research and development of next-generation medical care and new medical devices, and serves as an international center for medical research and education in cooperation with the Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine and the School of Medicine and Kobe University Hospital.

Kobe Center for Medical Innovation (KCMI)

Kobe Center for Medical Innovation (KCMI)
Rental laboratories / offices
Comprises wet laboratories for pharmaceutical and venture businesses, a CPC suited to product development in regenerative medicine and a apace for R&D of a “post-K” supercomputer.

Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center Kobe Proton Center (scheduled to open in December 2017)

Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center Kobe Proton Center (scheduled to open in December 2017)
Clinics
Provides proton beam therapy with few side effects such as late complications for pediatric cancer patients, and also provides to adult cancer patients in collaboration with neighboring medical institutions.

神戸大学先端融合研究環 統合研究拠点 計算科学教育センター

Organization for Advanced and Integrated Research, Integrated Research Center of Kobe University/ Education Center on Computational Science and Engineering (ECCSE)
Research facilitiesRental conference roomunivercities
Promotes academic research in a wide range of fields from molecular science to planetary science.
http://www.eccse.kobe-u.ac.jp/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/eccse_english.pdf

Organization for Advanced and Integrated Research, Integrated Research Center of Kobe University, Annex Building

Organization for Advanced and Integrated Research, Integrated Research Center of Kobe University, Annex Building
Research facilitiesDrug discovery supportunivercities
Promotes advanced interdisciplinary research performed by Kobe University, and provides a platform for the development of manufacturing technologies and human resources for next-generation biopharmaceutical products.

Port-island Campus, Konan University

Port-island Campus, Konan University
Research facilitiesunivercities
Department of Nanobiochemistry (FIRST) and Frontier Institute for Biomolecular Engineering Research (FIBER) have been set up for academic research and human resource cultivation in the field of nanotechnology, biotechnology and nanobio-chemistry.
http://www.konan-fiber.jp/english/index.shtml

UNIVERSITY OF HYOGO

UNIVERSITY OF HYOGO
univercities
Strives to grow human resources capable of seeking solutions with simulation technology for the wide range of real-world problems we face from social issues to concerns over the natural environment.
http://www.u-hyogo.ac.jp/sim/index_en.html

Kobe Gakuin University

Kobe Gakuin University
univercities
Aims to cultivate highly specialized professionals in the medical field including clinical pharmacology, and also human resources capable of conducting research and education for the next generation.
http://www.kobegakuin.ac.jp/english/

Hyogo University of Health Sciences (HUHS)

Hyogo University of Health Sciences (HUHS)
univercities
brings up health-care professionals who can serve for the patients and society with reliable and warmhearted medical and related care and also who can contribute to the interdisciplinary medical care supported by high level of knowledge and skills.
http://www.huhs.ac.jp/english/index.html