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"NEDO Forum 2017 in Nagano" Held

October 31, 2017

On October 27, NEDO held its "NEDO Forum 2017 in Nagano" at the Shinshu University International Center for Science and Innovation in Nagano City.

In his opening speech, NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai greeted attendees by saying that NEDO hoped that this forum could contribute to supporting local companies and universities as they start new businesses, while also revitalizing the economy in Nagano prefecture by taking advantage of NEDO's support systems.

At the special symposium on Internet of Things (IoT), Dr. Shinji Yamada, Research and Development Group General Manager of the Hitachi, Ltd. Center for Exploratory Research, delivered the keynote lecture. Phoenix Solution Co., Ltd. and Aerosense Inc. also both gave lectures on NEDO project case studies. At the explanatory meeting, NEDO representatives provided information on proposal solicitation, and they were joined by representatives from the Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI-Kanto) and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), which each provided information on their own projects and activities. NEDO also offered individual consultations regarding NEDO's current project solicitations.

  • NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai<br /> giving the opening speech
    NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai giving his speech
  • General Manager of the Hitachi, Ltd. Center for Exploratory Research Dr. Shinji Yamada  delivering the keynote lecture at the special lecture meeting
    General Manager of the Hitachi, Ltd. Center for Exploratory Research Dr. Shinji Yamada delivering the keynote lecture
  • NEDO offering individual consultations
    The individual consultation venue
  • Participants in the presentation space
    The presentation space