Kanagawa Prefecture is located next to Tokyo. Access to the area is excellent because of its proximity to Tokyo International Airport commonly known as Haneda Airport as well as the Tokaido Shinkansen Line and Tomei Expressway, which both run through Kanagawa Prefecture and connect Tokyo and Osaka.

The Kanagawa Prefectural Government offers a wide variety of assistance to support foreign companies start their business in the prefecture.

Kanagawa Prefecture, Kanagawa Industrial Promotion Center and JETRO Yokohama have selected "Kanagawa Excellent Companies", small-and medium-sized corporations with internationally competitive technologies, seeking business expansion and technological exchange with companies outside Japan.

KanagawaPrefecture’s overseas residents’ offices conduct various activities, centered on the following two key operations.