HRI Profile

HRI Profile

Name HIDA Research Institute (HRI)
Founded April, 2013

HIDA Research Institute (HRI) was founded in April 2013 as a division of the Overseas Human Resources and Industry Development Association (abbreviation: HIDA) that was established in 1959.

* HIDA is a human resource development organization to promote training and technical expert dispatch, focusing mainly on human resources of industry in developing countries. AOTS and JODC were merged in March 30, 2012 and formed HIDA. For more information about HIDA, refer to the following link. (

Representative Shinya Kuwayama, President
Location 30-1 Senjuazuma 1-chome, Adachi-ku, Tokyo 120-8534
Purpose of establishment In recent years, Japanese companies have increasingly accelerated to expand overseas business especially in emerging countries. Under such situation, “we highly dedicate a network of overseas human resources in industry to Japanese companies to support their expansion overseas”, which HIDA has cultivated through training program for over 50 years. That is the purpose of establishing HRI.

Advantage of HRI

  • network

    Japanophile human resources in industry in 71 regions in 43 countries (HIDA/AOTS Alumni)
    We have a close network mainly in Southeast Asia and South Asia, and also countries in South America, Africa, Middle East and Europe.
  • connection

    We can cover a wide range of industries, regions, and specific products
    In addition to a wide range of a manufacturing industry such as industrial machine, automobile, and precision apparatus, we also build a connection with a variety of service industry such as bank, insurance and consultation.
  • coordinator

    Quick respond from experienced HRI consultant/coordinator
    We closely associate with overseas counterpart and respond to the request of customers quickly.