KING SKYFRONT Innovation Hub for 21st Century Life Science – Kawasaki City, Japan publishes the inaugural issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter

Kawasaki City, Japan publishes the inaugural issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter highlighting developments at the Kawasaki INnovation Gateway at SKYFRONT (KING SKYFRONT)—the City’s flagship science and technology innovation hub focused on the life sciences and environment.

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Aerial view of the TONOMACHI region of Kawasaki City, where the KING SKYFRONT is located. Tokyo International Airport (also often referred to as Haneda Airport) is located adjacent to KING SKYFRONT.

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.

Kawasaki, Japan (PRWEB UK) 5 August 2014

Kawasaki City, Japan publishes the inaugural issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter highlighting developments at the 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/

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 inaugural issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter

News and Events

  • Daiwa House Signs Land Transfer Agreement with Urban Renaissance Agency and Memorandum with Kawasaki Municipal Government
  • Professor Kazunori Kataoka of the University of Tokyo and Center of Open Innovation Network for Smart Health (COINS) is selected by Thompson Reuters as a ‘highly cited researcher for 2014.’
  • Comprehensive Agreement signed by Kawasaki Municipal Government and CYBERDYNE
  • Keio Team to Start World’s First Clinical Trail of New Spinal Injury Treatment
  • Central Institute for Experimental Animals Signed Memorandum of Understanding with United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University
Video Feature
  • Frontiers of Stem-Cell Medicine: Treatment of spinal cord injury and Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Hideyuki Okano, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Department of Physiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo.
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/video_feature/vol_1/feature01/
Research Highlights
  • Safer cells progress spinal treatment research
  • A stem cell treatment is developed that helps spinal injury recovery without use of ethically controversial fetal cells.
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_1/research01/
  • Novel non-invasive mapping of marmoset brain development
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_1/research02/
  • Transgenics – gene manipulation enters the next generation: Transgene expression was observed in founder marmosets and their offsprings
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_1/research03/
  • Light-induced nanocarriers switch on improved gene therapy
http://inewsletter-king-skyfront.jp/en/research_highlights/vol_1/research04/

Further contact 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(at)city(dot)kawasaki(dot)jp

What is 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

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


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