Day One of Premier's Mission Delivers More Than $120 Million in Agreements

Today in Tokyo, Premier Kathleen Wynne met with leaders from across Ontario and Japan to announce new business agreements valued at $120 million that are expected to deliver 170 jobs in Ontario.

Ontario and Japanese businesses and institutions announced 15 new business agreements and partnerships, including:

  • Ontario's Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) signed an MOU with Japanese-based Healios to execute a series of agreements estimated at $60 million. The agreements between CCRM and Healios will create opportunities for technology transfer and licensing, cooperation on clinical trials, manufacturing and training across Japan and Ontario
  • Futaba Industrial Co. Ltd. is investing more than $50 million to expand their plant in Stratford, Ontario. The investment will equip the plant with new hot stamping machinery imported from Japan
  • McMaster University, Centennial College and Seneca College signed a total of six MOUs with Japanese academic institutions, demonstrating the regions' common commitment to postsecondary education, research excellence and innovation.

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Victoria Krisman
Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist and Communications Manager for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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