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Research and development on regional revitalization with Noshiro City (Akita Prefecture)

Since AY 2010, Noshiro City (Akita Prefecture) and the Keio Research Institute at SFC have been promoting town development centered on "basketball town development" that makes use of local resources as well as carrying out various research surveys. Professor Masatoshi Tamamura of the Faculty of Policy Management and his research group are supporting the research and development of programs related to regional revitalization as well as the promotion of the basketball town development. In AY2022, researchers at the Keio Research Institute at SFC have continuously attended meetings in Noshiro City to give advice and verification (analysis) on plans for promoting the basketball town development and to consider ways to strengthen the functions of the Noshiro Basketball library&museum.

Applicable regions

Akita Prefecture Noshiro City

Implementation period

January 23, 2018 - present

Community and Regional Affairs category

  • Regional collaboration as research targets and implementation sites/research that aims to popularize region-specific issues
  • Social collaboration through advanced research
  • Education of students/human resource development for the next generation
  • Advisory role for the authorities, etc.
  • Two-way recycling-oriented collaboration with local communities and societies

Related agreements, etc.

Memorandum of understanding for collaboration and cooperation in research and development on regional revitalization



Person in charge

Faculty of Policy Management Professor Masatoshi Tamamura