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Facilities of KBIC

Research institutions, universities, hospitals and tenant facilities are located in KBIC. Click key words below to narrow down your search results.

  • RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR)

    • Research facility
    • Regenerative medicine

    ※RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research was established in 2018, from the merger of the Center for Developmental Biology, the Center for Life Science Technologies, and the Quantitative Biology Center.
    By grasping the molecular, cellular, and organ systems involved in the development, growth, and aging processes of an organism, the BDR will contribute to understanding of human health and disease, applications for regenerative medicine, and the extension of healthy life expectancies.

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    RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)

    • Research facility
    • Drug discovery support

    ※RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS) was renamed RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)

  • Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation (IBRI) Laboratory

    • Research facility
    • Rental laboratories offices
    • Medical device development
    • Drug discovery support
    • Regenerative medicine

    The IBRI Laboratory promotes research aimed at improving health care, especially in the fields of regenerative medicine, PET/medical imaging, drug development and preemptive / preventative medicine. The laboratory also focuses on implementing health surveys on diabetes and other lifestyle-related diseases in order to respond to the needs of the general public.

  • Translational Research Informatics Center (TRI)

    • Research facility
    • Rental laboratories offices
    • Rental conference room
    • Drug discovery support
    • Regenerative 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.

  • International Medical Device Alliance (IMDA)

    • Rental laboratories offices
    • Medical device development
    • Drug 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 (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.

  • Kobe Medical Device Development Center (MEDDEC)

    • Rental laboratories offices
    • Medical 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)

    • 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 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)

    • 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)

    • Rental laboratories offices

    Venture business tenant 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

    • Hospitals,etc.

    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.

  • Kobe Minimally Invasive Cancer Center

    • Hospitals,etc.

    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

    • Hospitals,etc.

    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

    • Hospitals,etc.

    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(IMP)

    • Rental laboratories offices
    • Medical device development

    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

    • Hospitals,etc.

    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.

  • RIKEN Integrated Innovation Building(IIB)

    • Research facility
    • Drug discovery support
    • Rental 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)

    • Research facility
    • Rental 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

    • Research facility
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Hospitals,etc.

    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

    • Research facility
    • Hospitals,etc.
    • Universities

    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)

    • 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

    • Hospitals,etc.

    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.

  • Organization for Advanced and Integrated Research, Integrated Research Center of Kobe University/ Education Center on Computational Science and Engineering (ECCSE)

    • Research facility
    • Rental conference room
    • Universities

    Promotes academic research in a wide range of fields from molecular science to planetary science.

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

    • Research facility
    • Drug discovery support
    • Universities

    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

    • Research facility
    • Universities

    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.

  • UNIVERSITY OF HYOGO

    • Universities

    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.

  • Kobe Gakuin University

    • Universities

    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.

  • Hyogo University of Health Sciences (HUHS)

    • Universities

    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.

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