New Carriages for AGT System in Hiroshima Win “GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021”

TOKYO, Oct 22, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The new 7000-Series carriages in service on the “Astram Line,” an Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) system designed and manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), have received a “GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021(1)” from Japan Institute […]

Universities and DENSO Develop Biosensor to Detect SARS-CoV-2 and Accelerate Development for Practical Application

TOKYO, Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Tokai University, Toyohashi University of Technology, Chubu University, and DENSO Corporation have been developing testing equipment to detect SARS-CoV-2 with support from the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)(1). Universities and DENSO announced today that the group has succeeded in developing a biosensor […]

JCB identifies Russia as a key growth market for European merchants as cardmembers continually increase online spend

London and Moscow, Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., has found a notable 20% increase in ecommerce spend by Russian cardmembers from 2019 to 2020.[i] Further, Russian JCB cardmember data shows that from 2019 to 2020, F2F shopping made up […]

Hitachi Energy Announces EconiQ Transformers for Advancing a Sustainable Energy Future for All

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy today announced the introduction of EconiQ transformers reinforcing its Purpose: ‘Advancing a sustainable energy future for all’. Eco-efficient by design and based on scientific methodologies for transparency, the EconiQ transformers are further evidence of the global technology and market leader’s commitment towards […]

Telenor Deploys 5G xHaul Transport Network with Cisco and NEC to Connect More People and Businesses in Norway and Denmark

TOKYO and SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Cisco today announced they have been selected by Telenor to deploy 5G xHaul transport networks in Norway and Denmark. In April this year, NEC and Cisco entered a Global System Integrator Agreement (GSIA)(1) to expand their […]

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Successfully Separates and Captures CO2 from Exhaust Gas in World’s First Marine-based CO2 Capture System Project

TOKYO, Oct 20, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has successfully separated and captured carbon dioxide (CO2) from the exhaust gas emitted from the engines of a ship equipped with a small-scale CO2 capture demonstration plant, as part of the “Carbon Capture […]

Woven Capital Invests in UP.Partners’ New Venture Capital Fund Dedicated to Powering the Future of Mobility Through Emerging Technology

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Woven Capital, L.P., the investment arm of the Woven Planet Group, a Toyota subsidiary that is dedicated to building the safest mobility in the world, today announced that it has made an investment in UP.Partners’ newly launched $230M venture capital fund. The fund is dedicated […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Successfully Completes Testing of New “KS-21” Solvent for CO2 Capture

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, has concluded testing of its new proprietary solvent for capturing CO2 at the Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM)(1) in Norway, one of the world’s largest carbon capture demonstration […]

Hitachi, Tohoku University and Kyoto University Become World’s First to Establish Technology for Highly Efficient, High-quality Production of Actinium-225, a Material Required for Internal Radiation Therapy Called TAT

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), Tohoku University and Kyoto University have become the world’s first (1) to establish technology for the highly efficient and high-quality production of actinium-225 (225Ac), a substance required for a form of radiation therapy known as targeted alpha therapy (TAT). TAT is […]

Mitsubishi Power Receives Order of Two Gas Turbines for the Hunter Power Project in Australia

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Snowy Hydro Limited, a dynamic, integrated energy business, for two M701F gas turbines and related auxiliaries equipment for the Hunter Power Project in New South Wales, southeastern region […]

Fujitsu and Aichi Cancer Center Develop AI System to Offer Patients Personalized Cancer Treatment

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Aichi Cancer Center (1) and Fujitsu Limited today announced the development of an AI solution able to select effective medical treatment from a wide range of drugs based on patients’ individual cancer types and various genomic variants (2). Figure1. The newly developed system The effectiveness […]

Toyota Charges into Electrified Future in the U.S. with 10-year, $3.4 billion Investment

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Toyota announced today that it will invest approximately $3.4 billion (380 billion yen) in automotive batteries in the United States through 2030. Specifically, the investment is for developing and localizing automotive battery production, including those for battery electric vehicles, and is part of […]

Mitsubishi Corporation Releases Roadmap to a Carbon Neutral Society

TOKYO, Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that it has established new greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets and energy-transformation (EX) investment guidelines.In recognition of its multi-industry interests and business activities. MC will continue to simultaneously fulfill its responsibility to provide stable energy supply, such as […]

Fujitsu Analyzes Japanese Election Data in Joint Project with Nikkei, Publisher of Japan’s Largest Financial Newspaper

TOKYO, Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu Limited conducted a joint data analysis project with Nikkei Inc., leveraging data analysis tools including Foundry from Palantir Technologies in order to provide new insights into the Japanese electoral process. Drawing on the knowledge of Nikkei, the joint project aims to provide readers and […]

Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Receive Positive EU CHMP Opinions for LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) in Two Different Types of Cancer

TOKYO and KENILWORTH, N.J., Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has adopted positive opinions recommending approval of […]