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Located in southern Ibaraki Prefecture, Tsukuba is located to the south of Mount Tsukuba, from which it takes its name. It is known as the location of the Tsukuba Science City, a planned science park developed in the 1960s. Over the past several decades, nearly half of Japan's public research and development budget has been spent in Tsukuba. Important scientific breakthroughs by its researchers include the identification and specification of the molecular structure of superconducting materials, the development of organic optical films that alter their electrical conductivity in response to changing light, and the creation of extreme low-pressure vacuum chambers. Tsukuba has become one of the world's key sites for government-industry collaborations in basic research. Earthquake safety, environmental degradation, studies of roadways, fermentation science, microbiology, and plant genetics are some of the broad research topics having close public-private partnerships.

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Conference Venue

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Tsukuba International Conference Center is a Conference Centre located in Tsukuba,Japan and is best suited for events such as Conferences, Meetings, Press Conferences and Networking Events.

Getting to Tsukuba

By Air

Narita International Airport
Ibaraki Airport
Haneda Airport

By Train

Tsukuba Express (TX)

  • Take the train to Kenkyu-gakuen station.
  • Semi-rapid train from TX Akihabara station to Kenkyu-gakuen station.
  • Semi-rapid train from TX Tsukuba station to Kenkyu-gakuen station.

By Bus

Tsukuba - Tokyo station line

  • Take the bus bound for Tsukuba from Tokyo station Yaesu-minami exit, Bus stop No.5.