GPI Overview

The founding spirit of GPI

Founding Spirit

Teruo Hiruma, Supreme Advisor (Founder and the First Chairman of the Board)

Message from GPI

Message from GPI

Akira Hiruma, Chairman of the Board
Yoshiaki Kato, Ph.D., President

Student Information

Student Information

Economic data regarding students, capacity, enrolments, graduations, graduates' prospects and the tuition and admission fee.

Access

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Research Groups

Photonics Industry Management Field

Photonics Industry Management Field

Developing business plans and providing support to start-up photonics enterprises.

Laser Processing Field

Laser Processing Field

Developing next-generation laser processing technologies to create advanced industries with high-power lasers.

Optical information and systems

Optical information processing and system engineering

Optical systems for information processing and sensing.

Photonics for Energy Field

Photonics for Energy Field

Developing a compact particle accelerator, a space laser application, and laserfusion.

Biophotonics Field

Biophotonics Field

Combining photonics and biotechnology to create a useful resource from waste material will lead to a new industry.

Medical Photonics Field

Medical Photonics Field

Developing new technologies based on photonics and mass spectrometry, and applying them to medical, healthcare and cosmetics industries.

What's GPI

We educate young start-ups with photonics technologies.14 tenure professors research management and photonics technologies to create new photonics industries with students. The GPI was founded in 2006 with helps from Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., TOYOTA as well as other Japanease companies.

-- Rankings --
No. 1 in Japan: Joint researches with companies (budget per research) in 2011.
No. 1 in Japan: Cost-benefit for a student (Education and research budget per school fee) in 2011.
No. 3 in Japan:The number of start-up companies from school in 2008.

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