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NEDO Signs a Cooperation Agreement with AIST, Kumamoto University, and Kumamoto Prefecture

- Aiming to support the creative reconstruction of Kumamoto prefecture’s industries -
March  17,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Kumamoto University
Kumamoto Prefecture

On March 17, four organizations, including NEDO, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Kumamoto University, and the government of Kumamoto prefecture, signed an agreement on new industry creation to promote creative reconstruction in Kumamoto.

Through this agreement, the four parties will collaborate to support companies in Kumamoto prefecture and promote the creation of new industries in the areas of eco-industrial businesses, medical-engineering collaboration, and IoT/AI/big data utilization, as well as surrounding fields.

With this agreement, NEDO aims to contribute to the creative reconstruction of industry in the Kumamoto prefecture following the Kumamoto earthquake of 2016, as well as contribute to the development of the Japanese economy.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO General Affairs Department
Contact Person: Yoshida Tel: +81-44-520-5100­

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Tel: +81-3-5501-0830­

Kumamoto University
Tel: +81-96-342-2036­

Kumamoto Prefecture
Tel: +81-96-333-2321­