Joint Project with Keio University Graduate School of Media Design and Nakanishi Metal Works Co., Ltd. has been launched on October 22nd.

Keio University Graduate School of Media Design (Kohoku-ku, Yokohama: Dean Masa Inakage) and Nakanishi Metal Works Co., Ltd. (Kita-ku, Osaka: President Tatsuo Nakanishi) has launched the joint project of developing a digital controller for electric vehicle, which will be a strategic core component for future development of variety of electric vehicle. The project plans to develop some prototype vehicles based on the new controller and conduct user tests.

※1 Keio University Graduate School of Media Design (KMD)
KMD was established in April 2008 to train talented individuals “media innovators” to work on the global stage building and running new industries for the creative society. KMD believes media innovators generate new social value by integrating the four domains of creativity; Design, Technology, Management, and Policy (DTMP).

※2 Nakanishi Metal Works Co., Ltd
Nakanishi Metal Works Co., Ltd was founded in 1924, and recently has been challenging to design digital control components for their three core business divisions: Bearing Retainers, Conveyor Systems and Window Sash & Hardware.

Contact:
Keio University Graduate School of Media Design (KMD)
TEL: 045-564-2517 Email: kmd@info.keio.ac.jp  http://www.kmd.keio.ac.jp/

Nakanishi Metal Works Co., Ltd. New business promotion department (Wada)
TEL: 06-6351-4832 (operator)

 Press Release: here

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