The “Compass to Healthy Life” Research Complex program

Organization and participating institutions

Core institution

RIKEN (Kobe)

Prefectures and ordinance-designated cities

Hyogo Prefecture
Kobe City

Participating institutions

23 universities and research institutes, 86 companies and organizations, and 3 observer-participant institute (as of September 1, 2018)

Universities, etc.
Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation, Gunma University, Hyogo College of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kansai University of Welfare Sciences, Keio Research Institute at SFC, Kobe University, Kobe Yamate University, Konan University, Kumamoto University, Kwansei Gakuin University, Kyoto University, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Osaka City University, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka University, Osaka Shoin Women’s University, The University of Shiga Prefecture, Tokushima University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Hyogo, University of Tokyo, Yamaguchi University
Companies, etc.
Aflac Life Insurance Japan Ltd., Asahi Soft Drinks Co.,Ltd., ASICS Corporation, ASKLEP Inc., Atonarp Inc., Atto Co.,Ltd., AXION RESARCH Inc., Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd., Biogrid Center Kansai, Consumers Co-Operative KOBE, Cykinso, Inc., Dai Nippon Printing Co.,Ltd., Daikin Industries Ltd., EcoNaviSta Co.,Ltd., Exa Wizards Inc., Ezaki Glico Co.,Ltd., Familiar Ltd., Fatigue Science Laboratory Inc., Fujitsu Network Solutions Ltd., FUJICCO Co., Ltd., Hankyu Hanshin Holdings Inc., Hitachi Systems, Ltd., Icomes Lab Co.,Ltd., J. Morita MFG. Corp., Japan Preventive Medicine Inc., KAN Research Institute Inc., Kaneka Corporation, Kaneka Techno Research Corporation, Kenlab, Kitahama Global Management Corporation, KNC Laboratories Co.,Ltd., Kochi Health Check-ups Clinic, Kokorotics Inc., KOKUYO Co.,Ltd., LaSuite Co.,Ltd., Loarant Corporatopn, Maxell, Ltd., MediThink Inc., Merodian Co.,Ltd., MetLife Insurance K.K., Mikasa Shoji Co.,Ltd., Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co.,Ltd.,  Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation, MIZUTA Seisakusho, Inc., MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings,Inc., Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., NEC Corporation, Nihon Trim Co.,Ltd., Nippon Life Insurance Company, Nishikawa Living, Inc., OBAYASHI CORPORATION, OM Kobe KK, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd., Osaka Gas Co.,Ltd., Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Otsuka Holdings Co.,Ltd., Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd., P&G Innovation, Ricoh Company Ltd., Rohto Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd., Sekisui House, Ltd., Shionogi & Co.,Ltd., Shiseido Company,Limited, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Himawari Life Insurance,Inc., Sumita Optical Glass Co.,Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Sysmex Corporation, Takeda Consumer Healthcare Co.,Ltd., TechnoPro, Inc., The Asahi Culture Center(Inc.), The Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Minato Bank Ltd., The Tokio Marine Life Insurance Co., Ltd, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. , Total Braincare Co.,Ltd., Toyobo Co.,Ltd., Urban Innovation Institute, UT-Heart Inc., VENEX Corporation, Wellness Supply Co.,Ltd., Yamadenki Co.,Ltd., YCH Medical & Healthcare Community Co.,Ltd.; and 3 other companies
Other
Health Science Innovation Steering Committee(HSIsc), Life Intelligence Consortium(LINC), Organization of Health Science Business Innovation(OHSbi)

Council

Composed of the core institution, local governments and participating institutions, the Research Complex Council makes decisions on growth and development and vets the plans and cost sharing proposals for the Complex drawn up by the core institution.

Name
The “Compass to Healthy Life” Research Complex Council
Chairman
Kazuo Sumi,
President and Representative Director, Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc.
Members
All “Compass to Healthy Life” Research Complex core institutions, local governments and participating institutions