Creating an innovation hub for engineering biology through industry-university-government collaboration

Building upon our extensive track records in teaching/researching biology engineering and partnerships with outside institutions, we intend to shape the bioeconomy through innovation, such as bio-producing various useful substances.

Research Unit Profiles


Rokkodai 2nd Campus

1-1, Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe, 657-8501, Japan

On Foot: 20 minutes from the Hankyu “Rokko” station
By Bus: From the Hanshin “Mikage” station, the JR “Rokkomichi” station, or the Hankyu “Rokko” station,
take Kobe City Bus No. 36 bound for Tsurukabuto Danchi or Tsurukabuto 2-chome Domari to either Shindai Bunri-Nogakubu Mae or Shindai Honbu Kogakubu Mae

Integrated Research Center

7-1-48, Minatojima Minami-machi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 650-0047, Japan

A one-minute walk from the Port Liner “K Computer Mae” station

Related organizations within the university

  • Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Science, Faculty of Science Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Faculty of Agriculture Kobe University

Related organizations outside the university

  • Biologics Center for Research and Training: BCRE
  • Organization for Engineering Biology