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Press Release

NEDO to Hold Robotics Conference, "Robots on the Rise," in Silicon Valley

– Aspiring to strengthen Japan-U.S. relations in robotics –
October  5,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

On October 16, NEDO will hold a robotics conference, "Robots on the Rise," jointly with the Silicon Valley Forum in Silicon Valley.

This conference will feature lecturers and panel discussions with leading experts from Japan and the U.S. about development strategies and cutting-edge research and development trends in robotics. The conference will also introduce an overview of the "World Robot Summit," an international robot competition and exhibition scheduled to be held in 2018 and 2020. The World Robot Summit will be co-sponsored by NEDO and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). At the Silicon Valley conference, NEDO will also display the latest robots in various use scenarios.

Through this conference, NEDO will aspire to create a network in the robotics field and strengthen its relationships, in order to create synergy in the field in both countries.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Representative Office in Silicon Valley