i³-opera

Organization/access

Brief introduction of operations, history, and directions to access i³-opera

i³-opera

i³-opera is operated by the Fukuoka Industry, Science and Technology Foundation (Fukuoka IST).

Fukuoka IST

i³-opera collaborates with the Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics Research (OPERA, Kyushu University) and the Materials Open Laboratory at the Innovation Institute of Systems, Information Technologies and Nanotechnologies (ISIT).

ISIT
OPERA, Kyushu University

Access

  • 5-14 Kyudai-shimmachi, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, 819-0388 Japan
  • Phone +81 92 805 1850 (9:00–17:00)

From Fukuoka airport

  • Take City Subway
    At Fukuoka Airport Station
    For Nishi-Karatsu or Chikuzen-Maebaru

  • Get off at Kyudai-Gakkentoshi Station

  • Take Bus B-1, B-3 (Terminal 3), or D-2 (Terminal 4)
    5 min walk from
    Sangaku Renkei-Koryu-Center Stop

From Hakata Station

  • Take City Subway
    At Hakata Station
    For Nishi-Karatsu or Chikuzen-Maebaru

  • Get off at Kyudai-Gakkentoshi Station

  • Take Bus B-1, B-3 (Terminal 3), or D-2 (Terminal 4)
    5 min walk from
    Sangaku Renkei-Koryu-Center Stop

From Tenjin (City Center)

  • Take City Subway
    At Tenjin Station
    For Nishi-Karatsu or Chikuzen-Maebaru

  • Get off at Kyudai-Gakkentoshi Station

  • Take Bus B-1, B-3 (Terminal 3), or D-2 (Terminal 4)
    5 min walk from
    Sangaku Renkei-Koryu-Center Stop

History

  • 2011

    Foundation by a Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry - Japan program;
    Adopted as a subsidized institution to promote technology transfer from academia to industry.

  • 2013 April

    Opening of i³-opera.

  • 2013

    Joint research program by Japan Science and Technology Agency;
    “Improvement of Out-coupling Efficiency Utilizing Photonic Crystals Fabricated by Autocloning Method”
    Collaboration with Photonic Lattice Inc., Foundation for Sendai Applied Information Sciences, Tohoku University, and Kyushu University.

  • 2016 March

    Adopted as a relevant institution for the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Program operated by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

  • 2016 November

    Funding program by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology - Japan (MEXT);
    Adopted as a subsidized institution for the Program for Building Regional Innovation Ecosystem.

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