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Press Release

NEDO Selects 15 Projects for the Cutting-Edge Research, Aiming for Social Implementation of Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence Technology

– Seeking to solve social issues in Japan and establish technology for worldwide use –
August  9,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

NEDO has selected 15 cutting-edge research projects, arranged around the goal of social implementation of next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

In these cutting-edge research projects, NEDO will support research and development (R&D) of promising next-generation AI technologies with the potential to solve social problems, by merging robotics, materials, and devices with AI, in addition to utilizing high-quality onsite data.

Through this effort, NEDO hopes to help solve social issues Japan faces, such as the need to improve productivity, provide care and support to the elderly, and improve health, and aims to establish AI technologies with global applications.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Robot and Artificial Intelligence Technology Department
Contact Persons: Horikawa, Muramoto, Kaneyama Tel: +81-44-520-5241­