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"NEDO Forum 2016 in Kyushu" and "Kyushu Institute of Technology NEDO Symposium" Held in Kitakyushu City

October 21, 2016

On October 18, 2016, NEDO held the "NEDO Forum 2016 in Kyushu" in Kitakyushu City.

At the forum Ube Industries, Ltd. Ceramic Fiber Development Group Manager Dr. Hiroyuki Yamaoka 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 Kyushu 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 110 people participated in the forum.

Prior to the forum, the "Kyushu Institute of Technology NEDO Symposium" was held on October 17. At the symposium, NEDO Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda gave a lecture titled "NEDO's Project to Promote Open Innovation" and NEDO presented the project at the university. More than 100 people participated in the symposium.

  • photo: Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda delivering the lecture
    Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda delivering the lecture
  • photo: Ube Industries, Ltd. Ceramic Fiber Development Group Manager Dr. Hiroyuki Yamaoka delivering the keynote lecture
    Ube Industries, Ltd. Ceramic Fiber Development Group Manager Dr. Hiroyuki Yamaoka delivering the keynote lecture
  • photo: The presentation space
    The presentation space
  • photo: The symposium venue
    The symposium venue