The office was opened as a base for industry-academia-government collaboration based on interaction among universities, public experimental stations, economic organizations and government agencies in Hokkaido. It disseminates information on local needs/ideas and new technological seeds developed by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, universities and public experiment stations, offers technical support, and supplies helpful information relating to technology commercialization. The office also provides space for meetings and seminars, access to documents regarding universities and institutions, and booths for small-group gatherings and consultations. Muroran Institute of Technology utilizes the center as a venue to discuss joint research projects, introduce new technological seeds and hold meetings.
HiNT, R&B Park Sapporo Odori Satellite 1F Showa Building, (directly connected to Exit No. 1 of Odori Subway Station) 8, Odori Nishi 5-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0042