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Cooperative Project for High-resolution 3D Endoscope utilizing Innovative Communications Technology Kicks off in Thailand

December 4, 2012

 NEDO and the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) agreed to conduct a cooperative R&D project for high-resolution 3-dimensional endoscope utilizing innovative communications technology in Thailand and an MOU for the project was concluded on November 29, 2012, between NEDO Executive Director Kurata and Secretary-general Soottiporn of NRCT.
 Based on this agreement, Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd. and Kyusyu University, etc. will introduce a high-resolution 3D endoscope combined with innovative communications technology best suited for Thailand's environment and infrastructure to local medical and research institutions in order to implement the project in cooperation with Chulalongkorn University to verify utility of an endoscopic diagnosis supporting system, providing highly-accurate medical diagnosis in rural areas where medical care system is less developed.

  • NEDO Executive Director Kurata and Secretary-general Soottiporn of NRCT at the ceremony
    MOU signing ceremony