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Research Institute of Industrial Technology

Outline (History) of Research Institute of Industrial Technology

Developing "Research group of industrial technology" inaugurated in 1962, the year following the establishment of Faculty of Engineering, Research Institute of Industrial Technology was established in 1975. Since then, the Research Institute has served as a contact point with industries in order to promote practical education for industrial technology mainly in academic-industrial cooperation.
Members of the Research Institute are composed mainly of teaching staff of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, the Faculty of Information Science Arts (Kawagoe Campus), and the Faculty of Life Science (Itakura Campus), as well as some teachers of the Faculty of Human Life Design (Asaka Campus), the Faculty of Sociology, and the Faculty of Law (Hakusan Campus). In addition to studies on science technology, they work on issues related to social environment surrounding science technology.

Activities and Features

Promoting on-campus studies on industrial technology while having exchange with external organizations, the Research Institute strives to mutually improve and develop studies inside and outside the university. Especially, cooperation with companies, local municipalities, and financial institutions in Saitama area has been promoted.
In on-campus studies, R&D projects are proactively promoted through project research by Center for Academic Researches Promotion and unique project research by Research Institute of Industrial Technology.

The following off-campus industry-university exchange programs are implemented

Furthermore, the following social contribution activities are performed

  • Holding workshops and lecture meetings
  • Industry-academic-government collaboration with Saitama Industrial Technology Center
  • Industry-academic collaboration with Saitama Industrial Development Corporation
  • Collaboration with local financial institutions based on business agreement
  • Holding technological exchange parties with supporting members, alumni, and local residents
  • Introducing researchers, contents of research, and research institutes through publications