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Press Release

NEDO Selects Six Research Projects of Promising AI Start-ups

– Projects selected from competition that received over 50 entries –
September  6,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

NEDO has selected six research projects from promising artificial intelligence (AI) start-ups, with the goal of discovering and supporting innovative and challenging AI technologies. The promising research projects have been selected from 57 applications submitted, through a competition that involved documents screening and demonstrations of prototypes.

This competition follows the Japanese government's "Artificial Intelligence Technology Strategy." By supporting these start-ups, NEDO aims to promote the social implementation of AI, and to strengthen industrial competitiveness by creating new demands and accelerating a convergence with existing fields.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Robot and Artificial Intelligence Technology Department
Contact Persons: Katsurauma, H.Fujita, Kanayama Tel: +81-44-520-5241­