Local innovation “What do you do in Yamaguchi? – International College of Science Project Type Resolution Task Force Research Symposium -” was held as follows and representative Keijiro Sawano attended as a panelist.

Yamaguchi University School of International Studies has adopted “project type problem solving research (PBL)” instead of conventional “graduation research” from the second half of the third year to the fourth year. This is a process in which students in universities and societies through a process of students establishing projects with enterprises, local governments, nonprofit organizations, etc. for solving the problems facing local communities, It aims to nurture practical human resources who can solve problems while cooperating with programs.

【Date and Time】 February 17 (Fri) 13: 00-15: 30

【Venue】 Yamaguchi University Yoshida Campus University Hall

【Object Persons】 Affiliates such as companies, local governments, nonprofit organizations, university officials, high school officials, college students, high school students

【Registration Fee】 Free

【Advance Application】 No need

【Organizer】 Yamaguchi University International Studies Center

<Part 1>
What is “project type problem solving research”?
(Introduction of previous case) ·
Mine City- Taiwan Project
Avex Intellectual Property Project

<Part 2>
What does the community expect from “project type problem solving research (PBL)”? (Panelists) ·
Toshiki Yamamoto, ANA Yamaguchi branch manager
Kazuhiko Nakajima, General Manager, Corporate Planning Division, Renofa Yamaguchi · Keijiro Sawano, CEO of Liberta Inc. (Advisor for Tokyo devision of Yamaguchi Prefectural government)
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CEO Keijiro Sawano will make an effort as a judge on the second day of “Creative Shinshu Thon” will be hold on March 3 (Friday).

At this event, companies, municipalities and people who are involved in sightseeing in Nagano Prefecture, through their method called Ideathon, Hackathon, will create their own Nagano experiences with their own hands and make tourism and we aim to utilize them for Nagano Prefecture DMO.


<Summary of the event>

Title: Creative · Shinshu Thon
Day 2 Date and time: March 3, 2017 (Friday) 18 o’clock – 20 o’clock

Venue: Ando Momofuku Memorial Nature Experience Activity Leaders Training Center. Okubo 1100, Komoro, Nagano Prefecture
Operating entity: Fujitsu Limited, General Nagano Pref. Tourism Organization Sponsorship: Nagano Prefecture

Cooperation: Nagano Prefecture Frozen Tofu Industry Cooperative, Nippon Travel Agency, Co., Ltd. Hachijuni Bank, East Japan Railway Company, Ltd., Yamareko Corporation, Filament Corporation, FUNGARAGE

Related URL: http: //hab-yu.tokyo/events/Shinshuhack/

“Ramen Feature” (Yahoo! Life Magazine) that we offered content to Yahoo! JAPAN was released on February 6th. We will be in charge of our web editing team and we are proceeding with coverage work from the end of the year and it has been made public.

The trend of ramen is evolving day by day gourmet which can enjoy the most change. Ramen using blue pepper, ginger, pepper (Hoa Jao), smoked foods are appearing.

It is a new sign that the range of enjoyment is getting widespread.

Specialty shops offering instant noodles are also appearing. Brian as the famous an American ramen blogger reports Michelin ‘s star-acquired store “Nakiryu” this time. Mr. Saito and Brian are having a talk full of love with ramen.




February 2017, the website was renewed.

In the future we will expand our business domain to the following areas, and we will continue our activities.

We are also looking for fellows who work together again!

Please do not hesitate to contact us.

– Inbound Tourism Business
– Internet business
– Consulting business