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Comprehensive Collaboration

Supports strengthening R&D activities of the industry and enhances of the university's academic research and educational activities. Serves as an organizational function for operating collaborative projects.

  • Management of collaboration
  • Suitable treatment when exclusive use of university intellectual property resulting from collaborative projects is desired
  • Suitable treatment for large-scale or inter-faculty collaborative projects
  • Suitable treatment when continuous coordination for collaboration is needed
  • Suitable treatment for collaboration in fields other than R&D (graduate student internship for R&D, personnel exchange and joint projects)

Operational Structure
Operation of the Collaboration Council based on a base contract
  • The Collaboration Council is involved in planning university-industry collaboration, managing and evaluating results from individual collaboration, handling intellectual property and allocating public funds.

The Secretariat of the Collaboration Council (usually the Research Alliance Group) is responsible for managerial work
  • The Secretariat is responsible for administration of contracts, management of project progress, maintenance and management of intellectual property, organization of the Collaboration Council and various clerical tasks.




Other Collaboration
Personnel exchange
Exchanges between researchers from industries and faculty are promoted.

  • Offering promotional opportunities to industries researchers (for obtaining doctoral degrees while remaining employed, and receiving professor or associate professor degrees)
  • Improvement of R&D ability of industries with the help of university faculty

Joint projects
Joint projects are conducted using the faculty members, university’s staff, facilities, equipment and functions.


Form of contract and costs
The common management method for individual collaboration is decided upon collectively in the base contract.



To ensure the progress of individual collaboration, the personnel cost for dedicated researchers (temporary personnel cost) and costs for management are necessary.

Hiring researchers at university such as post-doctorate holders: approx. 3-6 million yen per person annually (if temporary staff dispatched by company, 420,000 yen per person annually). Equipment and expendable supplies: actual costs Collaboration management: 30% of individual collaboration costs (including general management cost of 10%).


Acceptance scheme (preparation of individual project)



Transition to Comprehensive Collaboration



Beneficiary of a Contract

◎The total number of collaboration contracts entered into in this manner is 68, as shown below. (as of Dec. 1st , 2016).

No.
Contract Information
1
DIC Corporation
2
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
3
Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
4
Dentsu Kyushu Inc.
5
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
6
Japan Institute of Design Promotion
7
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION
8
JEOL Ltd.
9
AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd.
10
Development Bank of Japan Inc
11
KYUSHU ELECTRIC POWER CO.,INC.
12
ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD.
13
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology(JAMSTEC)
14
Dojindo Molecular Technologies, Inc.
15
FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD.
16
Munakata City
17
JFE Steel Corporation、Nippon Steel Corporation、Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd、
Kobe Steel, Ltd.、Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.、DAIDO Steel Co., Ltd.、SANYO SPECIAL Co., Ltd、
Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Corporation
18
GAME FACTORY'S FRIENDSHIP(GFF)
19
Steinbeis Japan Inc.
20
Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.
21
Fukuoka City
22
Hitachi, Ltd.
23
Nippon Records Management Co., Ltd.
24
WASEDA University
25
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST)
26
Itoshima City
27
ULVAC, Inc.
28
KURARAY CO., LTD.
29
Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA)
30
Karatsu City
31
THE NISHINIPPON SHIMBUN CO., LTD.
32
Saga Prefecture
33
National Maritime Research Institute.(NMRI)
34
Fukuoka Women's University、SEINAN GAKUIN UNIVERSITY
35
THE BANK OF FUKUOKA Fukuoka Financial Group, Inc
36
THE YOKOHAMA RUBBER CO., LTD.
37
HIGH ENERGY ACCELERATOR RESEARCH ORGANIZATION(KEK)
38
Ube Industries, Ltd.
39
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency(JAXA)
40
West Nippon Expressway Company Limited
41
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
42
Sumitomo Riko Co., Ltd.
43
Institute of Systems, Information Technologies and Nanotechnologies(ISIT)
44
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
45
Aizuwakamatsu City
46
Kyushu Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
47
Gigaphoton Inc.
48
Mazda Motor Corporation
49
Zeon Corporation
50
Kashima City
51
Fujikoshi Machinery Corp.
52
Fujibo Ehime, Co., Ltd.
53
JGC Catalysts and Chemicals Ltd.
54
JFE Steel Corporation
55
Toyota Industries Corporation
56
DENSO CORPORATION
57
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
58
THE NISHI-NIPPON CITY BANK, LTD.
59
LSI Medience Corporation
60
Nippon Kaiji Kyokai(ClassNK)
61
Tosoh Corporation
62
Fujitsu Limited
63
Genkai town
64
Japan Tabacco Inc.
65
RIKEN
66
The Yomiuri Shimbun
67
TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
68
Total Media Development Institute, Co., Ltd.

Contact Information

  • Providing consultation services to those inside and outside KU
  • Public relations planning and promotional events

Consultation & Office Operation Group

E-mail:
Tel:+81-92-832-2127 Fax:+81-92-832-2147

  • Collecting and analyzing policy information etc.
  • Research strategic planning, etc.

Research Strategy Group

E-mail:
Tel:+81-92-802-2163 Fax:+81-92-802-2164

  • Supporting funds acquisition, promotion of interdisciplinary research, etc.
  • Supporting planning, coordination, application and implementation of research projects

Research Development Group

E-mail:
Tel:+81-92-802-2162 Fax:+81-92-802-2164

  • Promoting domestic and international I-A-G collaboration
  • Promoting comprehensive collaboration research and joint research department, etc.

Research Alliance Group

E-mail:
Tel:+81-92-832-2134 Fax:+81-92-832-2148

  • Discovering intellectual properties and patent application
  • Marketing and licensing intellectual properties

Intellectual Property Management Group

E-mail:
Tel:+81-92-832-2128 Fax:+81-92-832-2147

  • Supporting creation of great KU startups
  • Cultivating entrepreneurial talents in KU

Startup Support Group

E-mail:
Tel:+81-92-832-2168 Fax:+81-92-832-2147

    • Supporting subsidies's applications etc., for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research projects and general affairs concerning academic research

    Scientific Research Promotion Group

    E-mail:

    Tel:+81-92-802-2320 Fax:+81-92-802-2390

    • Supporting general affairs concerning I-A-G collaboration

    Industry Collaboration Planning Office, Planning Section

    E-mail:

    Tel:+81-92-832-2122 Fax:+81-92-832-2146

    • Supporting joint research & sponsored research

    Industry Collaboration Planning Office, Funded Research, Contract Section

    E-mail:

    Tel:+81-92-832-2140 Fax:+81-92-832-2148

    • Supporting gGeneral affairs concerning About university-community relations projects and activities

    Community Collaboration Promotion Office, Project Promotion Section

    E-mail:

    Tel:+81-92-832-2123 Fax:+81-92-832-2146