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Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program Next-generation Power Electronics Symposium Held in Tokyo

April 5, 2019

On March 28-29, 2019, NEDO and the Cabinet Office of Japan jointly held the Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP) Next-generation Power Electronics Symposium in Tokyo.

At the symposium, Program Director Tatsuo Oomori, project leaders, and other experts made presentations regarding results realized under the five-year SIP Next-generation Power Electronics research project being coordinated by NEDO in its capacity as a management organization. In addition, nearly 100 panel presentations and displays of wafers/crystals for next-generation power semiconductor materials, passive components, automotive power modules, inverters, in-wheel motors, and other items were exhibited and a productive exchange of views took place among the many symposium participants.

Approximately 390 participants gathered for the two-day symposium where many opinions and expectations were shared regarding exit strategies and the importance of disseminating information.

  • Photo of NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai delivering remarks
    NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai delivering remarks
  • Photo of Dr. Kazuhito Hashimoto, Executive Member, Cabinet Office Council for Science, Technology, and Innovation, delivering remarks
    Dr. Kazuhito Hashimoto, Executive Member, Cabinet Office Council for Science, Technology, and Innovation, delivering remarks
  • Photo of numerous participants at lively exhibition venue
    Exhibition venue