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Eisai Establishes Pharma Sales Subsidiary in Vietnam

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:59am

TOKYO, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has established a new pharmaceutical sales subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City, the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (Vietnam), which will be named Eisai Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Eisai Vietnam).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has established a new pharmaceutical sales subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City, the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (Vietnam), which will be named Eisai Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Eisai Vietnam).
  • Eisai Vietnam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eisai.
  • In 1992, Eisai (Thailand) Marketing Co., Ltd., a pharmaceutical sales subsidiary of Eisai, started business in Vietnam through a local agency.
  • With the establishment of Eisai Vietnam, Eisai aims to enhance its own drug sales system in Vietnam, deliver innovative new drugs to more patients in Vietnam, and contribute to improving the benefits of patients and their families.

Cleantech Group Names TRENDE Inc. a 2020 APAC 25 Company

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 12:00pm

TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - TRENDE Inc., an online renewable energy retailer in Japan, has just been included in the 2020 APAC 25 list produced by Cleantech Group, a global provider of research, consulting and events to catalyse opportunities in sustainable innovation.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - TRENDE Inc., an online renewable energy retailer in Japan, has just been included in the 2020 APAC 25 list produced by Cleantech Group, a global provider of research, consulting and events to catalyse opportunities in sustainable innovation.
  • Cleantech Group put together the third annual list of 25 companies through a combination of APAC-related inputs from the annual Global Cleantech 100 process and detailed contributions from an APAC 25 expert panel.
  • "Although only customers can truly validate what we are doing it is encouraging to be included in the APAC 25 list.
  • - The 2020 APAC 25 companies will be featured online on October 20, 2020 in Cleantech Interactive's October edition (https://interactive.cleantech.com/).

Hitachi to End Business Operations on the UK Nuclear Power Stations Construction Project

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:17am

TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will end business operations on the nuclear power plant construction project in the United Kingdom (Horizon Project), which was suspended in January 2019 (1).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will end business operations on the nuclear power plant construction project in the United Kingdom (Horizon Project), which was suspended in January 2019 (1).
  • The Horizon Project is a proposal by Horizon Nuclear Power Limited, which Hitachi acquired in November 2012, to develop nuclear power stations comprising of two units of UK ABWR(2) at Wylfa Newydd in Anglesey, North-West Wales, with the intention to develop Hitachi's nuclear business in the UK and contribute to the energy policy of the UK government, as well as maintaining the business foundation that supports the nuclear industry in Japan.
  • As a result of this decision to end business operations on the Horizon Project, Hitachi will coordinate with the UK government and relevant organizations regarding its cooperation as the owner of ABWR licence(3) and the handling of the planned construction sites and other matters.
  • Hitachi will continue to contribute to improve social, environmental and economic value and people's quality of life through its Social Innovation Business, including the energy business.

Toyota to Launch New Companies for Marketing and for Creating Mobility Businesses

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:12am

Toyota City, Japan, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Dentsu Group Inc. (Dentsu Group), and Dentsu Inc. (Dentsu), together with Toyota subsidiary Delphys Inc. (Delphys), announced today their intention to launch a new business structure, effective from January 2021 (scheduled), for innovating marketing and creating mobility businesses.

Key Points: 
  • Toyota City, Japan, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Dentsu Group Inc. (Dentsu Group), and Dentsu Inc. (Dentsu), together with Toyota subsidiary Delphys Inc. (Delphys), announced today their intention to launch a new business structure, effective from January 2021 (scheduled), for innovating marketing and creating mobility businesses.
  • Toyota believes that it would be difficult to achieve such kind of business-model innovation on its own.
  • Furthermore, it recognizes the need to have the power to link with many like-minded partners who feel the same, and propose together with them mobility businesses to the world.
  • Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Expands Tropos Portfolio with Wireless Strategy for Industrial Communications

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 10:39am

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi ABB Power Grids has introduced its new wireless communication solution with the launch of the next generation Tropos TRO600 portfolio.

Key Points: 
  • ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi ABB Power Grids has introduced its new wireless communication solution with the launch of the next generation Tropos TRO600 portfolio.
  • With Hitachi ABB Power Grids' new wireless portfolio, we are introducing a comprehensive hybrid network that addresses unique operating challenges of disparate, purpose-builtcommunication networks," said Massimo Danieli, Managing Director, Grid Automation business unit, Hitachi ABB Power Grids.
  • Hitachi ABB Power Grids wireless solutions share Supros, a unified network management platform, enabling simpler and more efficient network deployment and operation.
  • About Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.
    Hitachi ABB Power Grids is global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries.

Overview of Honda and Acura Exhibits for the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020)

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:23am

BEIJING, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020), which will take place in Beijing, China (Media days: September 26-27, Trade days: September 28-29, Public days: September 30-October 5, 2020).

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  • BEIJING, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020), which will take place in Beijing, China (Media days: September 26-27, Trade days: September 28-29, Public days: September 30-October 5, 2020).
  • The Honda exhibit at its automobile booth will include the world premiere of a concept car indicating the direction of the future mass-production model of the Honda brand's first EV to be introduced in China.
  • The Honda automobile exhibit also will include the CR-V PHEV, the first Honda vehicle equipped with a plug-in hybrid system to be introduced in China, various types of electrified models, as well as all-new mass-production models.
  • The Acura booth will showcase various mass-production models while Honda motorcycle booth will mainly exhibit Honda's FUN motorcycle models.

Mitsubishi Corporation and Surbana Jurong Joint Venture to Form Partnership with SinarMas Land to Advance Smart, Sustainable Transit-Oriented Developments in Indonesia

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:41am

TOKYO, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has announced today that its joint venture company with Surbana Jurong (SJ), "Mitbana Pte Ltd" (Mitbana), has formed a significant partnership with leading Indonesian property developer Sinar Mas Land (SML) to advance smart and sustainable Transit-Oriented Developments (TODs) in BSD City, Indonesia.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has announced today that its joint venture company with Surbana Jurong (SJ), "Mitbana Pte Ltd" (Mitbana), has formed a significant partnership with leading Indonesian property developer Sinar Mas Land (SML) to advance smart and sustainable Transit-Oriented Developments (TODs) in BSD City, Indonesia.
  • BSD City, located in South Tangerang, Greater Jakarta, is SML's flagship town development that had started its development in the mid-1980s.
  • This undertaking will enlarge BSD City's existing development footprint and expand on its current population of 200,000 residents.
  • As one of Indonesia's largest and most established conglomerates, SML will offer its strong local knowledge and track record in growing BSD City.

DOCOMO Launches Inbound 5G Roaming with AT&T

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 9:25am

TOKYO, Sept 14, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has launched an inbound 5G roaming service to allow foreign operators and their customers visiting Japan to roam on DOCOMO's 5G network, effectively immediately, initially for customers of AT&T Mobility, DOCOMO's partner mobile operator in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 14, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has launched an inbound 5G roaming service to allow foreign operators and their customers visiting Japan to roam on DOCOMO's 5G network, effectively immediately, initially for customers of AT&T Mobility, DOCOMO's partner mobile operator in the United States.
  • DOCOMO is the first mobile operator in Japan to offer an inbound 5G roaming service.
  • Going forward, DOCOMO plans to expand its inbound 5G roaming service with mobile operators around the globe.
  • NTT DOCOMO, Japan's leading mobile operator with over 79 million subscriptions, is one of the world's foremost contributors to 3G, 4G and 5G mobile network technologies.

MHI Thermal Systems' Air Conditioners for the Australian and New Zealand Markets Receive Canstar Blue Award for Second Straight Year

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 9:10am

A broad lineup of MHI Thermal Systems' air conditioners is marketed in Australia and New Zealand through its local subsidiary Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia, Pty.

Key Points: 
  • A broad lineup of MHI Thermal Systems' air conditioners is marketed in Australia and New Zealand through its local subsidiary Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia, Pty.
  • The brand garnering the highest total rating is granted the right to display the "Canstar Blue" logo on its winning products for a period of one year.
  • Canstar Blue, established in 2010, is the most authoritative consumer review and comparison site in Australia and the broader Oceania region.
  • "As a customer-centric organisation, we are honoured to have received this Canstar Blue award for the second year in a row.

Eisai to Present Abstracts on Oncology Products and Pipeline at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 2:41am

TOKYO, Sept 11, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that a series of abstracts will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress 2020 from September 19 to 21, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 11, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that a series of abstracts will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress 2020 from September 19 to 21, 2020.
  • Both of these presentations have been selected as Late-Breaking Abstracts.
  • Eisai positions oncology as a key therapeutic area, and is aiming to discover revolutionary new medicines with the potential to cure cancer.
  • There is no guarantee that any investigational compounds or investigational uses of FDA-approved products will successfully complete clinical development or gain FDA approval.

Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development to Form Woven Capital, an $800 Million Global Investment Fund

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 8:15am

TOKYO, Sept 10, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will create Woven Capital, L.P. (Woven Capital), an $800 Million global growth-stage investment fund, to enhance the ability to achieve its vision of "Mobility to Love, Safety to Live."

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 10, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will create Woven Capital, L.P. (Woven Capital), an $800 Million global growth-stage investment fund, to enhance the ability to achieve its vision of "Mobility to Love, Safety to Live."
  • In addition to sourcing deals from Toyota AI Ventures, Toyota's early-stage venture capital fund, Woven Capital will also invest in other venture capital funds in order to broaden and accelerate its global coverage.
  • Woven Capital will also enable us to make growth-stage investments in companies in the Toyota AI Ventures portfolio as they look to raise additional capital."
  • Individuals who are interested in joining the Woven Capital team should apply through TRI-AD's website at https://www.tri-ad.global/work-with-us/.

NEC: BIRD INITIATIVE Established to Accelerate the Creation of New Businesses Through Cooperative R&D

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 6:12am

In addition, BIRD provides consulting services to help clients solve the challenges they have identified, and to prototype development services to prepare a research and development environment for testing.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, BIRD provides consulting services to help clients solve the challenges they have identified, and to prototype development services to prepare a research and development environment for testing.
  • The technologies handled by BIRD will initially be core technologies obtained through research collaboration, and will be gradually increased in conjunction with businesses, financial companies, academic investors and alliance partners.
  • BIRD aims to create 6 new businesses by 2025 through carve-outs.
  • It invests in more than 20 university-driven tech startups across all stages, via mutually complementing IPC Fund 1 and AOI Fund 1.

Fujitsu and Toyota Systems Optimize Large-Scale Supply Chain Logistics using Quantum-Inspired Technology

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 3:34am

In the future, Fujitsu and Toyota Systems will further verify and refine the solution with the aim of commercializing it for real-world supply chain and logistics operations.

Key Points: 
  • In the future, Fujitsu and Toyota Systems will further verify and refine the solution with the aim of commercializing it for real-world supply chain and logistics operations.
  • With these challenges in mind, Fujitsu and Toyota Systems endeavoured to find a solution through joint trials and the development of innovative technologies.
  • Since prior to the establishment of the company, Toyota Systems has been conducting research with Fujitsu on the use of quantum computing.
  • During the trial Toyota Systems and Fujitsu applied Fujitsu's Digital Annealer quantum-inspired technology to formulate and solve an optimization problem involving a large-scale logistics network with more than 3 million route candidates.

Fujitsu Expands Potential of Automotive Big Data with Launch of AI-Powered, On-Vehicle Camera Video Analysis Platform, "Fujitsu Future Mobility Accelerator Digital Twin Analyzer"

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 3:14am

TOKYO, Sept 10, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the launch of the FUJITSU Future Mobility Accelerator Digital Twin Analyzer, an AI-powered in-vehicle camera image analysis platform, delivering a powerful new tool for businesses offering services that rely on big data collected from connected cars.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 10, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the launch of the FUJITSU Future Mobility Accelerator Digital Twin Analyzer, an AI-powered in-vehicle camera image analysis platform, delivering a powerful new tool for businesses offering services that rely on big data collected from connected cars.
  • Sales begin in Japan from September 25th, with availability to follow in the North American and European markets from February 2021.
  • FUJITSU Future Mobility Accelerator Digital Twin Analyzer is an in-vehicle camera image analysis platform powered by AI image recognition technology for analyzing in-vehicle camera images and high-precision 3D position estimation technology for the vehicle and surrounding objects.
  • Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 3.9 trillion yen (US$35 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020.