Features in Research Activities / Management /

Ranked No.1 for Number of Commissioned Research Projects from Private Companies

  • About 300 projects (2016 FY)

Experienced Industry-Academia Collaboration Research Activities and its Supporting System / Management Infrastructure

  • More than 1,000 private company network
  • About 100 number of administration staffs and professionals for research promotion and support

Wide Relationship and Network for:

  • Getting Information on Governmental Research Policy/Vision and Social Trend
  • Developing New Research Customer and Tech Transfer Market through Governmental Office, Baking Firms, Financial Service Agency etc.

Representative Research Facilities

  • Facilities for Civil Eng.
  • Micro/Nano System Factory
  • Facilities for Life Sci. & Biomedical Eng.
  • Synchrotron Radiation facilitiy
  • Performance measurement facilities
  • fMRI

One Stop Service for Highly Productive Research

Help in matching the company’s needs with researchers

  • After hearing the company’s needs, the staff will introduce researchers that are conducting research in a field that matches those needs.

Support in obtaining rights to new technologies and utilizing intellectual property

  • The staff provide advice on applying for and support for utilizing industrial property rights.

Promoting the dissemination of research findings and research exchange activities

  • The staff provide support for holding symposiums and exchange activities between research labs, and introduce facilities and systems, etc., at Ritsumeikan University that can offer support.

Type of research collaboration

  • Commissioned research
  • Joint research
  • Technical advice
  • Technology transfer

For more detail, contact us !

Research Office at Biwako-Kusatsu Campus Division of Research,
Ritsumeikan University


1-1-1 Noji-higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577 JAPAN