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"NEDO Forum 2016 in Chugoku" Held

September 8, 2016

On September 7, NEDO held the "NEDO Forum 2016 in Chugoku" in Hiroshima City.

In the opening speech, NEDO Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda greeted attendees by saying that NEDO hopes that this forum can contribute to revitalizing the economy in Chugoku by introducing NEDO's support systems and how local companies and universities can take advantage of them.

At the forum, Takahisa Sori, Executive Advisor of Mazda Motor Corporation, delivered a keynote lecture, and project contractors gave lectures on NEDO project case studies. NEDO representatives provided information on NEDO's organizational profile and proposal solicitations, and they were joined by representatives from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), the Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation JAPAN, and the Japanese Standards Association who provided information on their own projects and activities. NEDO also offered individual consultations about NEDO's current project solicitations. More than 170 people participated in the forum.

  • photo: Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda  greeting participants
    Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda greeting participants
  • photo: Executive Advisor of Mazda Motor Corporation Takahisa Sori delivering the keynote lecture
    Executive Advisor of Mazda Motor Corporation Takahisa Sori delivering the keynote lecture
  • photo: The presentation space
    The presentation space
  • photo: The individual consultation venue
    The individual consultation venue