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A group of journalists from HT investigates the impact of Fukushima's controversial plan to dump water into the ocean

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

A group of international journalists led by Global Think Agency investigates and analyzes the impact of the controversial plan to discharge water from Fukushima into the sea.

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  • A group of international journalists led by Global Think Agency investigates and analyzes the impact of the controversial plan to discharge water from Fukushima into the sea.
  • It is currently unknown how the long-lived radioactive isotopes contained in the contaminated water will interact with marine biology, this situation is "unprecedented".
  • Tepco is also accused of irresponsibly delaying the cooling of the reactors with salt water because it was going to ruin them beyond repair.
  • HT is a global agency specializing in developing documentary, research and entertainment content.

Japan Deep Learning Market Research Report 2022: Image Recognition, Signal Recognition, Data Mining - Competition Forecast and Opportunities to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

The "Japan Deep Learning Market, By Offering (Hardware, Software, and Services), By Application (Image Recognition, Signal Recognition, and Data Mining), By End-User Industry, By Architecture, and By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Japan Deep Learning Market, By Offering (Hardware, Software, and Services), By Application (Image Recognition, Signal Recognition, and Data Mining), By End-User Industry, By Architecture, and By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Japan deep learning market is projected to grow at a significant CAGR during the forecast period, 2023-2027.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of Japan deep learning market from 2023 to 2027 and growth rate until 2027.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in Japan deep learning market.

Joby Applies for Japan Aircraft Certification

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY), a California-based company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, today confirmed it has formally applied for its revolutionary aircraft design to be certified for use in Japan.

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  • Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY), a California-based company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, today confirmed it has formally applied for its revolutionary aircraft design to be certified for use in Japan.
  • Joby plans to use its five-seat, piloted eVTOL aircraft to connect people and cities through fast, quiet, and emissions-free flight.
  • Joby has long-standing ties with Japan, having welcomed Toyota as a strategic partner in 2018.
  • Type certification is a multi-year process which sees a company undertake rigorous testing and documentation across each aircraft system to prove the aircraft meets safety standards and is ready for commercial operations.

NTT DATA and DENSO Start to Build an Industry-wide Ecosystem for EV Batteries

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

KARIYA, Japan, Oct. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In September 2022, NTT DATA Corporation ("NTT DATA") and DENSO Corporation ("DENSO") started to build an industry-wide ecosystem for electric vehicle (EV) batteries to create a global trusted dataspaces where only necessary data can be shared, while also protecting private data.

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  • KARIYA, Japan, Oct. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In September 2022, NTT DATA Corporation ("NTT DATA") and DENSO Corporation ("DENSO") started to build an industry-wide ecosystem for electric vehicle (EV) batteries to create a global trusted dataspaces where only necessary data can be shared, while also protecting private data.
  • NTT DATA and DENSO have therefore jointly applied for the solicitation of proposals under the subsidy program of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to create an industry-wide ecosystem for EV batteries.
  • To take on this challenge, NTT DATA and DENSO will launch a study on a data space for the automotive and manufacturing industries ("the data space") to manage life cycle data on EV batteries and build an industry-wide ecosystem for EV batteries.
  • NTT DATA has worked with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation ("NTT") and NTT Communications Corporation ("NTT Com") to build the platform and create Japan's data space, which is connected to platforms for safely exchanging data between companies.Note 5 In this study, NTT DATA will collaborate with NTT Com and build the data space by leveraging the know-how of NTT DATA, which has a track record in building and operating large-scale social platforms.

NTT DATA and DENSO Start to Build an Industry-wide Ecosystem for EV Batteries

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

KARIYA, JAPAN, Oct 13, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - In September 2022, NTT DATA Corporation ("NTT DATA") and DENSO Corporation ("DENSO") started to build an industry-wide ecosystem for electric vehicle (EV) batteries to create a global trusted dataspaces where only necessary data can be shared, while also protecting private data.

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  • KARIYA, JAPAN, Oct 13, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - In September 2022, NTT DATA Corporation ("NTT DATA") and DENSO Corporation ("DENSO") started to build an industry-wide ecosystem for electric vehicle (EV) batteries to create a global trusted dataspaces where only necessary data can be shared, while also protecting private data.
  • NTT DATA and DENSO have therefore jointly applied for the solicitation of proposals under the subsidy program of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to create an industry-wide ecosystem for EV batteries.
  • To take on this challenge, NTT DATA and DENSO will launch a study on a data space for the automotive and manufacturing industries ("the data space") to manage life cycle data on EV batteries and build an industry-wide ecosystem for EV batteries.
  • NTT DATA has worked with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation ("NTT") and NTT Communications Corporation ("NTT Com") to build the platform and create Japan's data space, which is connected to platforms for safely exchanging data between companies.Note 5 In this study, NTT DATA will collaborate with NTT Com and build the data space by leveraging the know-how of NTT DATA, which has a track record in building and operating large-scale social platforms.

Nuevo León, Mexico to Host the First-Ever Future Mobility Fair in the Americas in June 2023

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Monday, October 10, 2022

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In recent years, Nuevo León, Mexico's capital of industry, has made significant efforts to position itself as a leading destination for foreign investment in green automotive technology. As a result, the state will host the first-ever Future Mobility exhibition and summit to take place in the Americas in June 2023. The event will address topics including electromobility, smart transportation, new energy vehicles, infrastructure, and sustainable logistics.

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  • In recent years, Nuevo Len, Mexico's capital of industry, has made significant efforts to position itself as a leading destination for foreign investment in green automotive technology.
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In recent years, Nuevo Len, Mexico's capital of industry, has made significant efforts to position itself as a leading destination for foreign investment in green automotive technology.
  • As a result, the state will host the first-ever Future Mobility exhibition and summit to take place in the Americas in June 2023.
  • "We are honored to bring the top minds in these areas together in our state for this important gathering."

Conference Report of “Innovation for Cool Earth Forum 9th Annual Meeting (ICEF2022)”

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Friday, October 7, 2022

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) hosted Innovation for Cool Earth Forum 9th Annual Meeting (ICEF2022) as part of TOKYO GX WEEK which holds 10 international conferences in the field of energy and environment.

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  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) hosted Innovation for Cool Earth Forum 9th Annual Meeting (ICEF2022) as part of TOKYO GX WEEK which holds 10 international conferences in the field of energy and environment.
  • Focusing on the need for accelerated action by 2030 and action-oriented innovation, it emphasizes innovation in policy making and innovation for transitions.
  • A draft of the ICEF Low-Carbon Ammonia Roadmap and an outline of ICEF Blue Carbon Roadmap were released at ICEF2022.
  • After reflecting the comments, the official Low Carbon Ammonia Roadmap and a draft Blue Carbon Roadmap will be released at COP27.

MHI and Institut Teknologi Bandung Launch Joint R&D for Ammonia-Fired Power Generation Using Gas Turbines in Indonesia

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

- Target set on achieving cleaner power generation in Indonesia, based on demonstration testing with H-25 gas turbine

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  • - Target set on achieving cleaner power generation in Indonesia, based on demonstration testing with H-25 gas turbine
    TOKYO, Sept 28, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has concluded an agreement with Indonesia's Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) to conduct joint research and development of ammonia-fired power generation by gas turbine.
  • MHI and ITB have already been undertaking joint research on a variety of clean energy solutions to help Indonesia achieve decarbonization.
  • As part of that ongoing initiative, this new research will apply ITB's expertise in chemical reaction engineering to optimize power generation using ammonia fuel.
  • Following demonstration testing with MHI's H-25 gas turbine, the R&D partners will work towards commercial application of ammonia-fired power generation in Indonesia.

SPEC Forms International Standards Group

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

GAINESVILLE, Va., Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Standard Performance Evaluation Corp. (SPEC) announced the formation of the International Standards Group (ISG) to collaborate with international stakeholders to develop and enhance standardized server, client and datacenter benchmarks for use primarily in government regulations and compliance programs related to energy use and sustainability.

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  • GAINESVILLE, Va., Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Standard Performance Evaluation Corp. (SPEC) announced the formation of the International Standards Group (ISG) to collaborate with international stakeholders to develop and enhance standardized server, client and datacenter benchmarks for use primarily in government regulations and compliance programs related to energy use and sustainability.
  • We created ISG to allow industry representatives with an interest in shaping international energy use and sustainability standards to collaborate with the critical agencies and organizations around the world, said Lange.
  • We are very pleased and encouraged that SPEC has created a new group focused on benchmarking standards for regulations and efficiency programs around the world, said David Reiner, Chair of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC39.
  • Together, ISG and SC39 will make it easier for countries to accelerate the adoption of critical standards, better measure their progress toward their energy and sustainability goals, and ease regulatory compliance through international standardization.

AIST to Hold 4th RD20 Conference on Oct 4 and 6 in Tokyo for Achieving Carbon Neutrality

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Monday, September 26, 2022

The Technical Session has the following three parallel themes.

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  • The Technical Session has the following three parallel themes.
  • Directors and representatives from various research institutes will discuss an action plan for realizing the "Leaders Statement" ( https://rd20.aist.go.jp/rd20-3/ ) issued with the agreement of each institute at the 3rd RD20.
  • The RD20 provides opportunities for participants to exchange R&D activities and experiences.
  • It also serves to deepen and develop new partnerships among relevant industries, academia, and government stakeholders.