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Press Release

NEDO Signs Memorandum of Cooperation with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Robotics Field

– Will strengthen cooperation for World Robot Summit –
February  8,2018
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

NEDO and the U.S.'s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) regarding collaboration on research and development on robotics for manufacturing, service industries, infrastructure protection and disaster response. The collaboration will take place through the World Robot Summit.

Going forward, NEDO will seek to strengthen its cooperation with NIST, including engaging in information exchanges on robotics technology, with the aim of making the World Robot Summit (WRS) a successful event. The summit will be jointly organized with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Robot and Artificial Intelligence Technology Department
Contact Persons: Wasada, Inoue Tel: +81-44-520-5241­

NEDO International Affairs Department
Contact Persons: Kobayashi, Suzuki Tel: +81-44-520-5190­