Hitachi Zosen will test first 20 kW SOF in Osaka under field conditions

Within NEDO’s project of a „hydrogen society“ and Osaka’s H2 Osaka Vision, the top-class solid-oxide fuel cell will be tested over 4000 hours for durability. Key data are: a. Fuel used City gas 13 A (Main component is methane) (demonstrated by medium pressure supply),...

AMED starts new center for „Image analysis by AI“

AMED’s Medical Big Data Research Center is based on an earlier cooperation of the National Institute of Informatics (NII) with the Universities of Tokyo, Kyushu University, and Nagoya University. Proposals submitted to the Japanese Society of Gastrointestinal...

Dai Nippon Printing: thin and stretchable skin displays

Based on developments at the University of Tokyo (JST ERATO Someya Project*) the company is developing a thin and stretchable skin display which it plans to market within 3 years**. In this device, 16 × 24 px micro light emitting diodes and stretchable wires are...

Japanese steel consortium achieves reduction of CO2 emissions by 30 %

CO2 emissions from the Japanese steel industry are about 180 million t per year. NEDO, in collaboration with Kobe Steel, JFE Steel Corporation, Nippon Steel Sumikin and Nissin Steel completed four test runs of a verification test of CO2 emissions in the world’s...