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NEDO Held the "15th Promotion Meeting for Industrial Technology," Focused on the Theme of "Predictions for the Future of the Automobile Industry and Future Outlook for Lightweight Structural Material Technologies"

November 16, 2017

On November 1, 2017, NEDO co-hosted the "15th Promotion Meeting for Industrial Technology" at the MONODZUKURI Nippon Conference in Tokyo, together with the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd. The meeting focused on the theme of "Predictions for the Future of the Automobile Industry and Future Outlook for Lightweight Structural Material Technologies."

At the meeting, NEDO presented the results of the "Innovative Structural Materials R&D" project, while also inviting leading experts from the field. Through a series of lectures and panel discussions, NEDO and the participants discussed the various roles involved in application of the new material and technologies in the future, as well as the challenges involved in this, based on future trends in the automobile industry.

  • NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai giving the opening speech at the meeting
    NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai giving the opening speech
  • President of the Innovative Structural Materials Association (ISMA) Teruo Kishi giving his speech at the meeting
    President of the Innovative Structural Materials Association (ISMA) Teruo Kishi giving his speech
  • A view of the panel discussion
    The panel discussion