JETRO Online-Seminar: „Energy Tech Open Innovation Chances in Japan“

18.02.2021 | 09:00 Uhr - 10:00 Uhr UHR

veranstaltet von JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization)


JETRO Düsseldorf
Petra Rehling
Berliner Allee 10
40212 Düsseldorf


Online (Zoom)

JETRO’s Invest Japan Business Support Center provides support to innovative foreign companies with the latest market information to help them in designing their Japan market entry strategy. We would like foreign companies to explore Japan as their investment destination and be catalyst in transforming the Japanese ecosystem for the better.

For our next online seminar, we will feature Murata Manufacturing Co.,Ltd, a global leader in the field of battery development. They produced the world’s first commercialized lithium ion battery, olivine battery (FORTELION) and tin battery (NEXELION) and they are providing cell, module and system technologies to explore the frontiers of energy storage.

We will invite General Manager, Battery Development Department of Murata, Mr. Hitoshi KATAKURA to provide an insightful overview of battery industry in Japan and the way they foster collaborations to develop transformational batteries for them and their users. We also aim at creating business-matching opportunities between the foreign companies and Murata.



FEE: Free of charge

1. Energy market landscape and trend in Japan
2. Case study: Murata Open Innovation activities
3. Q&A


Start-ups which have strong core competence on…
・Novel battery materials
・Battery cell/module structures
・Battery management technologies
Or Start-ups which provide battery related applications to have challenges on battery management
・Health care monitoring with battery powered devices etc…Especially interested in the companies from Africa, Oceania and Northern & Eastern Europe.


Mr. Hitoshi KATAKURA
General Manager, Battery Development Department, Murata Manufacturing Co.,Ltd.

・Joined the Murata Manufacturing Co.,Ltd. in 2017 due to battery business transfer from Sony.
・Leading development of the new material and material informatics technology related Lithium Ion Battery and Post Lithium Battery.

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