Outline of KITA

Outline of KITA

The founding principle of KITA is that based on industrial technologies accumulated in Kitakyushu City and peripheral areas, KITA will promote environmental conservation on a global scale through international cooperation and technological transfer to developing countries as well as undertake needed research and survey.

KITA is aiming to promote international technical cooperation with the intention of maintaining harmony between industrial development and environmental conservation in order to realize sustainable development supported by various sectors such as business, governmental and academic circles.

KITA has welcomed more than 9,000 participants coming from 165 countries, since KITA was established in 1980.