Activities include the development of products using functional materials, transfer to businesses of seeds created using national and other large-scale research and development funding , and development of new food processing equipment and processing technologies by introducing technologies from other fields.
Product Development Support
Food Development Subsidy Projects
Subsidies for a portion of business expenses are being provided to small and medium-sized businesses and agricultural, forestry, and fishery businesses in the prefecture that conduct prototype development and demonstration trials in order to commercialize high added-value food products using regional resources.
Food Research and Development Studies
This study group consists of food-related businesses and other organizations. It was established with the aim of developing new food products based on collaboration among businesses.
Seminars useful to product development are held and project results, including case studies of undertakings by local businesses, are announced.