Eisai: “LEQEMBI” (Lecanemab) Approved for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in China

       

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan 10, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB) announced today that humanized anti- soluble aggregated amyloid-beta (Aβ) monoclonal antibody “LEQEMBI®” (generic name: lecanemab-irmb) has been approved in China as a treatment of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild AD dementia. Preparations for launch within the second quarter …

Transgene and NEC Extend their Collaboration to Continue Joint Clinical Development of Neoantigen Cancer Vaccine TG4050

       

Strasbourg, France & Tokyo, Japan, Jan 9, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Transgene (Euronext Paris: TNG), a biotech company that designs and develops virus-based immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), a leader in IT, network and AI technologies, have announced the signing of a further development collaboration agreement to continue the clinical evaluation of the individualized neoantigen …

Development of Prediction Model for Brain Amyloid-Beta Accumulation Using Wristband Sensor

       

TOKYO, Dec 29, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Oita University and Eisai Co., Ltd. (Eisai) hereby announce the development of the world’s first machine learning model to predict amyloid beta(1) (Aβ) accumulation in the brain using a wristband sensor. This model is expected to enable screening for brain Aβ accumulation, which is an important pathological factor of Alzheimer’s disease(2) (AD), simply by collecting …

DENSO Joined Advanced SoC Research for Automotive

       

KARIYA, JAPAN, Dec 28, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Twelve companies, automotive, electrical component, and semiconductor manufacturers, established the “Advanced SoC Research for Automotive” (ASRA) on December 1 to conduct research and develop high-performance digital semiconductors (System on Chip, SoC) for use in automobiles. ASRA will conduct research and development of SoC for automobiles using chiplet technology, with the aim of installing SoC …

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is Signed on Collaborative Study for Ocean-Going Liquified CO2 Carriers toward the Realization of Large-Scale International Transportation from 2028 onwards

       

TOKYO, Dec 27, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group and Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd., a Tokyo-based joint venture for ship design and sales between Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and Japan Marine United Corporation, have signed an MOU with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation on the collaborative study for ocean-going liquified CO2 (LCO2) …

Tokyu Land, NTT and DOCOMO Host IOWN WEEK Events

       

TOKYO, Dec 27, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Tokyu Land Corporation (Tokyu Land), NTT Corporation (NTT) and NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) jointly announced that they organized IOWN WEEK at the Shibuya Sakura Stage in central Tokyo from December 13 to 15 to celebrate the commercial launch of the world’s first all-photonic network, APN IOWN 1.01 in urban development. This event showcased immersive platforms …

Gulf Sriracha Power Plant Recognized as Power Plant of the Year at Enlit Asia 2023 Power and Energy Awards

       

SINGAPORE, Dec 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – The Gulf Sriracha Power Plant, a joint venture between Thai Independent Power Provider Gulf Energy Development Company Limited and Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co., Ltd, and developed by Mitsubishi Power, has won the distinguished “Power Plant of the Year” title at the Power and Energy Awards. The recognition underscores the plant’s efficacy in meeting …

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and Lexus to Exhibit at Tokyo Auto Salon 2024

       

Toyota City, Japan, Dec 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) and Lexus plan to exhibit at Tokyo Auto Salon 2024*1 to be held at Makuhari Messe (in Chiba City, Japan) for three days from January 12 to 14, 2024. Displays are to be held under the banner of “Getting more passionate about cars with car lovers”, and Toyota Motor …

Three carbon-neutral options of CN fuel, hydrogen engine, and HEV complete the Thailand 10-hour Endurance Race

       

Toyota City, Japan, Dec 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced that it participated in the IDEMITSU SUPER ENDURANCE SOUTHEAST ASIA TROPHY 2023 (Thailand 10-hour Endurance Race) held on December 22 and 23 at Thailand’s Chang International Circuit. It competed with a three-vehicle setup for ROOKIE Racing featuring the ORC ROOKIE GR86 CNF concept, a GR86 running on carbon-neutral …

Fujitsu to launch dedicated company for hardware business in Japan

       

TOKYO, Dec 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Earlier this year Fujitsu announced its vision for 2030 under a new Mid-term Management Plan, underlining its ambition to transform into “a technology company that realizes net positive outcomes for its stakeholders including society, customers, shareholders and employees, while providing digital services which contribute to sustainability across industries.” The three years until 2025 represent a …

MHI Thermal Systems Introduces “Hydrolution EZY”: A Leap Forward in Air-to-Water Heat Pumps for European Market

       

TOKYO, Dec 25, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has added a new series, “Hydrolution EZY,” to its lineup of air-to-water (ATW) heat pumps for the European market. This new line includes two models with capacities of 10kW and 14kW, scheduled for release this winter. Hydrolution EZY …

Honda, Tokuyama, and Mitsubishi Corporation to Conduct Joint Demonstration of Decarbonizing Data Center Using By-product Hydrogen and Stationary Fuel Cell Power Station designed to Reuse Fuel Cell Systems from FCEVs

       

TOKYO, Dec 25, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda), Tokuyama Corporation (Tokuyama), and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) (“Project Members”) will conduct a joint demonstration to operate a data center using by-product hydrogen and a stationary fuel cell (FC) power station designed to reuse FC systems from fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). (“Demonstration Project”). This Demonstration Project was proposed to and …

Isuzu, Honda Begin Demonstration Testing Today of Fuel Cell-Powered Heavy-duty Truck on Public Roads in Japan

       

TOKYO, Dec 25, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Isuzu Motors Limited and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today began demonstration testing on public roads in Japan of the GIGA FUEL CELL, a fuel cell (FC)-powered heavy-duty truck currently being co-developed by the two companies. Through this demonstration testing, scheduled to run through September 2024, the two companies will continue making progress in collecting data, …

Honda to Begin Sales of New WR-V SUV in Japan

       

TOKYO, Dec 22, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin sales in Japan of a new SUV, the WR-V*1, on March 22, 2024. The WR-V features dynamic design and performance that will enable any driver to enjoy driving with peace of mind and a sense of trust, as well as the top-level*2 cargo space in its class. WR-V product …

HDBank and JCB launch the HDBank JCB Ultimate Credit Card and start accepting JCB Cards in Vietnam

       

HO CHI MINH CITY & TOKYO, Dec 22, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank), a leading commercial bank in Vietnam, and JCB International Co. Ltd. (JCB), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced the launch of the HDBank JCB Ultimate Credit Card and the acceptance of JCB Cards in Vietnam. HDBank …

MHI Thermal Systems Receives “The Energy Conservation Center, Japan Chairman’s Award” in the “Best Practice Category” of the 2023 Energy Conservation Grand Prize

       

TOKYO, Dec 21, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has won the “The Energy Conservation Center, Japan Chairman’s Award” in the “Best Practice Category” at the 2023 Energy Conservation Grand Prize sponsored by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ), with support from the Ministry of Economy, Trade …

Quantum computer sources majority of components from Japanese makers

       

OSAKA, Japan and TOKYO, Japan, Dec 20, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – A consortium of joint research partners including the Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Biology at Osaka University, RIKEN, the Advanced Semiconductor Research Center at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), the Superconducting ICT Laboratory at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Amazon Web …

Mitsubishi Corporation and Amogy with SK Innovation join forces to unlock the potential of Amogy’s ammonia cracking technology in Japan and South Korea

       

TOKYO, Dec 20, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation and Amogy are excited to announce a strategic partnership that will focus on accelerating the adoption of Amogy’s ammonia-to-power and ammonia cracking technology in large-scale hydrogen carrier applications in East Asia, particularly Japan and South Korea.  The joint study set to commence in December 2023 with SK Innovation, will first assess a large-scale …

CP, True Leasing, SCG, Toyota, and CJPT sign Memorandum of Understanding to Further Accelerate Cross-Industry Efforts Towards Achieving Carbon Neutrality in Thailand

       

Toyota City, Japan, Dec 20, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Charoen Pokphand Group (CP), True Leasing (TLS), Siam Cement Group (SCG), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further accelerate collaboration towards achieving carbon neutrality in Thailand. This MOU is based on achievements to date in our joint efforts, including logistics …

Eisai Submits Marketing Authorization Application in Japan for Anticancer Agent Tasurgratinib for Biliary Tract Cancer with Fgfr2 Gene Fusion

       

TOKYO, Dec 19, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has submitted a marketing authorization application in Japan for its in-house discovered fibroblast growth factor (FGF) receptor (FGFR1, FGFR2, FGFR3) selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor tasurgratinib succinate (generic name, development code: E7090, “tasurgratinib”) for biliary tract cancer with FGFR2 gene fusion. In Japan, tasurgratinib has received orphan drug designation …