Centers & Labs

Compass to Healthy Life Research Complex Program (RCH)

Hidetoshi  Kotera(D.Eng.)
Program Director:
Hidetoshi Kotera
The objective of the "Compass to Healthy Life Research Complex Program" is to establish a platform that will bring together a range of research players to investigate diverse aspects of human biology and health and contribute to quality of life.

Main Research Field


Related Research Fields

Engineering / Clinical Medicine / Computer Science / Economics & Business

Research Subjects

  • Measurement, analysis and prediction of health and their applications for development of tools and methods to improve health.
  • Nurturing interdisciplinary researchers and business leaders
  • Creation and demonstration of new business ideas through fusion of different sectors and industries


  • Integrated Research Group
    Yasuyoshi Watanabe(M.D., Ph.D.)
    • Health Evaluation Team
      Kei Mizuno(Ph.D.)
    • Health Metrics Development Team
      Yasuyoshi Watanabe(M.D., Ph.D.)
    • Predictive Health Team
      Yasushi Okuno(Ph.D.)
    • Health Navigation Team
      Yasushi Okuno(Ph.D.)
    • System Analysis Team
      Hiroo Iwata(D.Eng.)
    • Common Facilities Unit
      Isao Kii(Ph.D.)
  • Education and Training Group
    Hiroo Iwata(D.Eng.)
  • Business Promotion Group
    Takeshi Matsumoto
  • Research Complex Strategic Office
    Hidetoshi Kotera(D.Eng.)

Contact information

Integrated Innovation Building(IIB),
6-7-1 Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku,
Kobe, Hyogo,
Tel: +81-(0)78-569-8852
Fax: +81-(0)78-569-8846

Email: kobe-rc-info [at]