NEDO Silicon Valley News Vol. 7
Date: October 5, 2015

NEDO Silicon Valley News Vol. 7

The newest issue of focus NEDO showcases the emerging hydrogen society made possible by NEDO research & development activities as well as commercialization of innovative technologies such as the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle.

In this issue’s “Special Dialogue,” NEDO Chairman Kazuo Furukawa spoke with Toyota Motor Corporation’s Chief Engineer Yoshikazu Tanaka who was in charge of the Mirai’s development. Together, they discuss Toyota’s FCV program, the future of FCVs, and promoting the hydrogen society.
The second featured article focuses on NEDO’s activities in India with an interview with NEDO New Delhi Office Chief Representative Tetsuya Tanaka. NEDO’s current priorities in India include supporting Japanese industries in the fast growing market and conducting a smart community demonstration project in line with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s goal to build 100 smart cities in the country.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Go Takizawa
Chief Representative, NEDO Silicon Valley Office

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As Japan’s largest public R&D management organization, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) promotes research and development of energy, environmental and industrial technologies.  With approximately 1.5 billion dollar annual budget, its activities range from robotics, to machinery systems, electronics, materials, nanotech, energy conservation, renewable energy, smart community, environmental technologies, and more. NEDO’s activities also include international smart community demonstration projects such as those in New Mexico and Hawaii.  

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