Yokosuka Research Park

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Coordinates: 35°13′25″N 139°40′28″E / 35.22361°N 139.67444°E / 35.22361; 139.67444

Yokosuka Research Park, with the Bay of Tokyo in the Background

Yokosuka Research Park (YRP) is an area in Yokosuka City, Japan, where many of the wireless, mobile communications related companies have set up their research and development centers and joint testing facilities.

YRP was constructed during the 1990s near to NTT's Yokosuka Research & Development Center.

History[edit]

  • July, 1987: The YRP Planning Group was established
  • March, 1994: The "Infrastructure Construction" Project was started
  • October, 1997: No. 1, No. 2 and Life Support Buildings were completed

Major companies based in the park[edit]

Major buildings and facilities[edit]

Yokosuka Research Park, from the Rose Garden
  • YRP Centers Nos. 1, 2 and 3
  • YRP Venture Building
  • YRP Bldg. No 5 (Fujitsu)
  • NTT Yokosuka R&D Center
  • Optowave Laboratory
  • NTT Docomo R&D Center
  • Panasonic Mobile Communications' YRP Laboratory
  • Yokosuka ITS Research Center
  • NEC's YRP Technical Center
  • Cafeterias: Roseteria 1 and 2
  • Dormitory for Singles
  • The Hotel YRP
  • Mobile Communications Testing Facilities

Transportation[edit]

YRP is located in Hikari no Oka, Yokosuka City, about 90 minutes by train from central Tokyo. It is served by YRP Nobi Station on the Keikyu Kurihama Line, with direct services from Shinagawa in Tokyo.

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