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GREATER NAGOYA INITIATIVE e-Newsletter
GREATER NAGOYA INITIATIVE e-Newsletter
Issue No.68 (December 2011)

Greater Nagoya Means Greater Business Opportunities
http://www.greaternagoya.org/


1. News: Announcement of projects selected under FY 2011 Subsidy Program
for Projects Promoting Asian Site Location in Japan
2. Infrastructure: Subway Schedule in New Year Holiday 
3. Notice: GNI Office Hour during Winter Holiday

1. News: Announcement of projects selected under FY 2011 Subsidy Program
for Projects Promoting Asian Site Location in Japan

Global companies have been selected for use of the subsidy Program for Project Promoting Asia Site Location in Japan.
The list is below.
1. DSM Japan Engineering Plastics K.K. (Netherlands) R&D Chemicals (Plastic)
2. Intelligent Energy Holdings Plc (U.K.) R&D Fuel cells
3. Medasys Japan K.K. France (R&D) Medical information system
4. Mikado Kyowa Seed Co., Ltd. (Subsidiary of Vilmorin & Cie S.A.) (France) R&D Vegetable seeds
5. NeoPhotonics Japan, Godo Kaisha (USA) R&D Optical communication equipments
6. Nihon Cabot Microelectronics K.K. (USA) R&D Materials for electronics component (Abrasive)
7. Sanofi-Aventis K.K. (France) Regional Head Quarters Pharmaceuticals
8. Umicore N.V. (Belgium) R&D Industrial chemicals (Catalyst)
9. Volvo Technology AB (Sweden) R&D Technology development related to automobiles
10. 3M Health Care Ltd. (USA) R&D Healthcare products
Nihon Cabot Microelectronics K.K. (USA) is located in the Greater Nagoya region, Mie prefecture.
[For details]
METI Web:
http://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2011/1221_01.html

2. Infrastructure: Subway Schedule in New Year Holiday

The Nagoya Municipal Subway lines will be running all night on December 31. Trains come approximately every 30 minutes throughout the night.
An one-day pass (called a Do-nichi Eco Kippu) allows commuters to ride all Nagoya city subways and city buses all day on Saturday, Sundays, holidays, the 8th of the month, and between Dec 29 & Jan, and the price for the one-day pass is 600 Japanese yen.
If you first use a pass before 22:00 on December 31th, it can be used until 6:00 A.M. on January 1, and if you first use a the pass after 22:00 on December 31, the ticket can be used until the last train on January 1st.
Further info for the Nagoya Municipal Subway Pass:
http://www.kotsu.city.nagoya.jp/english/english_tickets.html (English)
http://www.kotsu.city.nagoya.jp/ticket/weekend_ticket.html (Japanese)

3. Notice: GNI Office Hour during Winter Holiday

Greater Nagoya Initiative Center would like to express our sincere thanks for your business alliances over the past year. We wish you a wonderful holiday season and look forward to continuing our working relationship in the year 2012.
Please be informed that GNI Center will be closed for the holidays from Thursday, 29 December 2011 to Tuesday, 3 January 2011. Happy holidays and a prosperous new year.

 

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