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"NEDO Forum 2016 in Shikoku" Held

October 11, 2016

On October 7, 2016, NEDO held the "NEDO Forum 2016 in Shikoku" in Matsuyama 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 Shikoku by introducing NEDO's support systems and how local companies and universities can take advantage of them.

At the forum Hitachi, Ltd. Technology Advisor Yoshihiro Shiroishi delivered the 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 Shikoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, 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. Approximately 130 people participated in the forum.

  • photo: Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda  greeting participants
    Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda greeting participants
  • photo: Hitachi., Ltd. Technology Advisor Yoshihiro Shiroishi delivering the keynote lecture
    Hitachi., Ltd. Technology Advisor Yoshihiro Shiroishi delivering the keynote lecture
  • photo: Presentation space
    Presentation space
  • photo: The individual consultation venue
    The individual consultation venue