Hitachi Energy’s HVDC technology to power Marinus Link, a key step toward Australia’s Net Zero ambitions

       

Canberra / Zurich, May 24, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi Energy has been selected by Marinus Link Pty Ltd (MLPL) to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) project of national significance, which will augment the connection between mainland Australia and Tasmania’s grid. The approximately 345-kilometer cable route HVDC system will enable the flow of renewable power in both directions between the Victorian …

Eisai Showcases Oncology Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO 2024

       

Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today the presentation of research across multiple types of cancer from its oncology portfolio and pipeline during the 2024 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (#ASCO24), which is taking place virtually and in-person in Chicago, Illinois from May 31 to June 4. Notable data includes an oral presentation on biomarker analyses from the pivotal Phase 3 CLEAR (Study 307)/KEYNOTE-581 …

MHI Thermal Systems Receives JSRAE Technology Award for “e-3D Scroll” Compressor

       

TOKYO, May 23, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, received the 51st (2023) Technology Award(1) from the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE) for its “e-3D scroll” compressor, a large-capacity, high-efficiency scroll compressor equipped with the “e-3D scroll” featuring a proprietary, advanced 3D compression …

NEC X Invests in Agtech Startup Verdi, Integrates AI-Powered Platform with NEC’s Cropscope Smart Farming Initiative

       

TOKYO, May 23, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC X, the Silicon Valley innovation accelerator backed by NEC’s portfolio of advanced technologies, today announced a new investment in Verdi Expeditions Inc., the world’s first scalable platform for farm automation and personalized plant healthcare. Alongside its strategic investment, NEC X will collaborate with Verdi to enhance its technology and geographic reach while augmenting NEC’s CropScope …

‘Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision 2024’: Leveraging AI and leading-edge technologies to deliver greater value to the environment, economies and people’s well-being

       

KAWASAKI, Japan, May 23, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today published the “Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision 2024”, outlining its vision of the future for business and society. It provides concrete actions for businesses to transform into a “regenerative enterprise,” a new form of organization that continues to deliver greater value to the environment, economies and people’s well-being by using AI and …

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and NGK to Jointly Develop Membrane Dehydration Systems for Bioethanol and e-Methanol

       

TOKYO, May 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and NGK INSULATORS, LTD. (NGK) will jointly develop two membrane dehydration systems to realize of low cost and to optimize efficiency of manufacturing processes for Bioethanol and e-Methanol to meet expected demand growth for clean fuels and raw materials. In this project, MHI and NGK will begin developing two types …

Eisai: Metoject Subcutaneous Injection Pen (Methotrexate) Pen-Type Autoinjector Launched In Japan

       

TOKYO, May 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and nippon medac Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of medac group announced today that they have launched the anti-rheumatic agent “Metoject® Subcutaneous Injection 7.5mg Pen 0.15mL, 10mg Pen 0.20mL, 12.5mg Pen 0.25mL and 15mg Pen 0.30mL” (methotrexate, “MTX”), in Japan. The product received manufacturing and marketing approval in Japan on February 15, 2024, …

Mitsubishi Electric Building Solutions Launches the NEXIEZ-Fit Elevator

       

TOKYO, May 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Electric Building Solutions Corporation (MEBS, Head Office: Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo; President: Iwao Oda) announced today that the NEXIEZ-Fit, an elevator that combines superior cost performance with carefully selected specifications, will be launched on May 23 for low-rise residential buildings for which there is high demand worldwide. In the ASEAN and Middle East regions and elsewhere, …

Trial Carbon Capture Unit Begins Operating on Blast Furnace at ArcelorMittal Gent, Belgium

       

TOKYO, May 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – ArcelorMittal and partners Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), BHP, along with Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd (Mitsubishi Development) have successfully started operating a pilot carbon capture unit on the blast furnace off-gas at ArcelorMittal Gent in Belgium. The pilot carbon capture unit will operate for one to two years at Gent, to test the feasibility of …

Fujitsu and Mizuho leverage AI to track trends in humpback whale migration and promote sustainable tourism for Hachijo Island

       

TOKYO, May 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu Limited, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Mizuho Research & Technologies, Ltd. and Hachijo Town, Tokyo today announced that Fujitsu will deploy its AI-based image recognition technology in a pilot program to better grasp trends in humpback whale migration in the area, while exploring potential use of this data to promote ethical tourism. …

Hitachi High-Tech and Hitachi have started collaborating on digital transformation of materials development with ITRI, contributing to improvements of Taiwan’s industrial standards

       

TOKYO, May 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi High-Tech Corporation (“Hitachi High-Tech”) and Hitachi, Ltd. (“Hitachi”) announced a collaborative creation (“co-creation”) that utilizes the Materials Informatics (“MI”) solutions provided by the Hitachi Group on the “MACSiMUM*”, AI and machine learning platform, operated by Industrial Technology Research Institute (“ITRI”), the largest industrial technology research and development organization in Taiwan. Photo at the ceremony …

MHI Receives Order for Additional 12 Units of the Outer Vertical Target for the Divertor Used in the ITER in Southern France

       

TOKYO, May 20, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been awarded a contract from Japan’s National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology (QST) related to the ITER experimental fusion reactor(1),(2) currently under construction in southern France. The contract is for manufacture of 12 additional units of the Outer Vertical Target, a key component of the Divertor. MHI received …

Fujitsu chosen for GENIAC project, starts development of large language models for logical reasoning

       

TOKYO, May 17, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it has been chosen for the “Research and Development Project of the Enhanced Infrastructures for Post-5G Information and Communication Systems/Development of post-5G information and communication systems,” a subsidy project launched by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) under Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s (METI) Generative AI …

NEC Leverages RISE with SAP and AI to Build Business AI in Move to the Cloud

       

WALLDORF, Germany and TOKYO, Japan, May 17, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701; NEC) today announced NEC has selected SAP S/4HANA Cloud through the RISE with SAP solution, running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together with implementation partner ABeam Consulting, the migration will leverage NEC’s Generative AI technology and SAP’s natural language, generative AI Joule copilot. NEC, a …

Honda and IBM sign Memorandum of Understanding to Explore Long-term Joint Research and Development of Semiconductor Chip and Software Technologies for Future Software-Defined Vehicles

       

TOKYO, Japan / ARMONK, N.Y., U.S.A., May 15, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) today announced that Honda and IBM have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining their intent to collaborate on the long-term joint research and development of next-generation computing technologies(1) needed to overcome challenges related to processing capability, power consumption, and design complexity for the realization …

Eisai Initiates Rolling Biologics License Application to US FDA for LEQEMBI (lecanemab-irmb) for Subcutaneous Maintenance Dosing for the Treatment of Early Alzheimer’s Disease Under the Fast Track Status

       

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB) announced today that Eisai has initiated the rolling submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for lecanemab-irmb (U.S. brand name: LEQEMBI®) subcutaneous autoinjector for weekly maintenance dosing after it was granted Fast Track designation by the …

DENSO and Certhon Introduce Artemy, A Fully Automated Cherry Truss Tomato Harvesting Robot

       

KARIYA, JAPAN, May 14, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – DENSO CORPORATION and its group company, Certhon Build B.V., will begin accepting commercial orders for the fully automated cherry truss tomato harvesting robot, “Artemy,” in Europe starting today, May 14th. Artemy is an innovative robot that can perform a series of cherry truss tomato harvesting tasks in a fully automatic manner. The basic functions …

Ogier and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing triumph again

       

Toyota City, Japan, May 13, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team’s Sébastien Ogier has secured a second successive win with his record-breaking sixth victory at the Rally de Portugal. Vincent Landais, Sebastien Ogier Just like in the previous round on the asphalt roads of Croatia, Ogier and co-driver Vincent Landais triumphed after a thrilling and close battle on …

Spa points haul for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

       

Toyota City, Japan, May 13, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing overcame a challenging and eventful 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps to earn a solid result in the third round of the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Belgium. In the last race before the Le Mans 24 Hours, the team battled against contact with other cars, penalties, and a performance …

DOCOMO to Launch “NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL” for Global Expansion

       

TOKYO, May 10, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will establish a new subsidiary, NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL, Inc., this July (planned) to expand DOCOMO’s global presence and growth by creating new lifestyles worldwide through advanced mobile technologies. NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL will oversee the DOCOMO group’s global business operations and drive integrated and agile strategies across diverse domains. …