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Institute of Research and Innovation (IRI) 2002f
1-6-8 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 113-0034, Japan
tel:81-3 5689 6351 fax:81-3 5689 6350

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1959.

General Description: IRI, known as the Industrial Research Institute until May 26, 1989, is a nonprofit research institute. In 1964, it opened the Kashiwa Laboratory in Chiba Prefecture for experimental research. The institute's mission and goal are to contribute to economic development, enhance quality of life and promote international cooperation through investigative and experimental research, which can create new industrial technologies and innovative social systems.

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(As of December, 2002)

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