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Signed a partnership with Nihon Unisys and established "Future Environment Lab"

Academic / research collaboration Hiroshi Hasegawa, Chairman of KCGI, who signed an agreement on industry-academia collaboration and shaking hands, Akihiro Haneda Director of Nihon Unisys Research Institute February 15, 2017, KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite
Academic / research collaboration Hiroshi Hasegawa, Chairman of KCGI, who signed an agreement on industry-academia collaboration and shaking hands, Akihiro Haneda Director of Nihon Unisys Research Institute February 15, 2017, KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite

Kyoto Information Gakuen Kyoto Information Graduate University (KCGI), a university corporation, was established on February 15, 2017 (Japan), a leading IT service company, in an effort to develop IT (information technology) human resources who will lead the next generation through collaboration between industry and academia. We have signed an agreement on academic-research collaboration and industry-academia collaboration with the Research Institute of Advanced Technology (Director, Akihiro Haneda, listed at the headquarters in Koto-ku, Tokyo, President Akira Hiraoka, listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange).The two parties jointly established a “Future Environment Lab” on campus, and students in the future IT industry are engaged in various research and academic collaborations with IT company researchers, making full use of flexible ideas and creativity. I will repeat.On this day, Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG), a group school, also signed an agreement with the company and the institute.

There is a conclusion ceremony at KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite (10-5 Nishikujo-no-maemachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi). “The need for innovation is increasing across industries and business types, There are limits to tackling a single company.We are the first company to bring a computer to Japan.I look forward to working with a school that started computer education for the first time in Japan and looking forward to new activities such as the development of IT human resources, ”said KCGI Chairman Hiroshi Hasegawa, who has been with Nihon Unisys for 40 years.Most of the industry-academia collaborations seen elsewhere are prestigious, such as schools accepting researchers from companies, but we hope that this partnership will be an opportunity to create creative, like the United States. " .We signed and exchanged the agreement and exchanged handshake.The agreement includes a collaborative project ▽ Exchange of faculty / students and researchers ▽ Implementation of joint research and research groups ▽ Exchange of academic information, publications and materials ▽ Other activities based on the agreement of both parties The

The “Future Environment Lab” opened on this day will continue to interact with Nihon Unisys researchers, who plan and implement special courses and joint projects with students.The plan is to expand the circle of activities throughout the region and promote activities that can lead to further development of IT and revitalization of the region.

KCG introduced the UNIVAC1100 TSS system, a large general-purpose computer related to Nihon Unisys, for the first time in Japan in 1979 for student training and opened it for 24 hours.Since then, students using UNISYS's latest ultra-large general-purpose machines have gone out to society and contributed to the development of the Japanese IT society.

Nihon Unisys is a major IT company that handles service businesses such as cloud and outsourcing, sales and rental of computer systems and network systems, software development and sales, and various system services.As one of the leading system integrators in Japan, we have provided ICT solutions to customers in a wide range of fields such as finance, manufacturing, distribution and public.In terms of technology, it has strengths in issues closely related to web business technologies such as ERP, CRM, SCM, AI, office communication, and corporate education.In addition, the company's Integrated Technology Research Institute has continued research on advanced themes such as data analysis and management, in-kind (Mixed Reality), and intelligent agents with common sense. This technology is expected to be applied in the construction of next-generation industries (including financial IT) and new communication systems.

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