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Press Release

NEDO Launches a New R&D Project to Accelerate the Social Implementation of Robots and Drones

- Active utilization in the fields of logistics, infrastructure inspection, and disaster response expected -
May  16,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

NEDO will launch a new R&D project that aims to accelerate the social implementation of robots and drones, which are expected to be actively utilized in the fields of logistics, infrastructure inspection, and disaster response.

In addition to conducting R&D to design robots and drone airframes and to construct operation systems, this project includes demonstration flights at the FUKUSHIMA ROBOT TEST FIELD. NEDO also aims at acquiring international standardization of relevant technologies based on these achievements.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Robot and Artificial Intelligence Technology Department
Contact Persons: Miyamoto, Uchiyama, Nagamatsu, Yamanaka Tel: +81-44-520-5241­