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  1. Kyocera and Tokyo Medical and Dental University Begin Joint Research on Vitals Measurement Headset

    • Corporate

    Coronavirus Rehabilitation Activities at Tokyo Medical and Dental University The Rehabilitation Center at TMDU Medical Hospital has introduced rehabilitation therapy for severely ill COVID-19 patients and remote rehabilitation for moderately ill pati...

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  2. Yusuke Mizukami newly appointed as president of Kyocera European operations – Shigeru Koyama becomes Corporate Auditor

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    Kyocera Europe GmbH (former Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH) was founded in 1991 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation – headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. Mizukami started his career with Kyocera in 1990 in the Corporate Ceramic Materials Se...

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  3. Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH becomes Kyocera Europe GmbH

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    After almost 30 years of company history, Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH will change its name to "Kyocera Europe GmbH". Due to the steady growth of the company in the past decades, it was decided to change the company name.

    After the end of the joint venture with the former Feldmühle AG, which had already been established in 1971, Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH was founded in 1991. Currently, the company employs around 1,500 people at its sites in Europe and combines a total...

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  4. Kyocera’s Aquala® Advanced Total Hip Bearing Technology Wins President’s Award from Japan Techno-Economics Society

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    8th Annual Award ceremony, Tokyo, JapanFrom left to right: Toru Moro - Project Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo; Kazuhiro Ishihara – Professor at the University of Tokyo; Makoto Yoshida - General Manager of Kyoceras Medical R&D Cen...

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  5. Kyocera Recognized as Supplier Engagement Leader by Non-Profit CDP

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    Company achieves high marks for greenhouse gas reduction activities throughout its supply chain

    Based on an annual survey of suppliers conducted by CDP, an international non-profit organization, the “Supplier Engagement Leader Board” lists companies recognized for outstanding environmental records and targets; this is the fourth year of t...

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  6. Blue innovation and Kyocera to Develop New Drone Solutions Utilizing Moving Communication Relay Station System

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    The new drone communications technology was displayed at the Blue innovation booth during CES 2020 in Las Vegas

    By flying multiple drones with mobile relay station functions in areas where mobile phone signals do not reach, such as disaster sites, the “moving communication relay station system” enables reliable mobile phone communication as if under normal cir...

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  7. Kyocera and 24M Develop World’s First SemiSolid Lithium-ion Battery System with Improved Safety, Longer Life, and Lower Cost

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    • Solar Electric Systems

    Plans to Build Full-Scale Mass Production System Following Initial Success with Pilot

    In June 2019, Kyocera began pilot production of 24M’s SemiSolid battery technology to validate its use in residential energy storage systems in the Japanese market. Based on the successful pilot, Kyocera recently rolled out its full Enerezza product ...

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  8. From Smartphones to Smart Health: Kyocera’s worlds’ first Gyro-based Carbohydrate Monitoring System

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    The innovative tracker uses pulse wave patterns to measure carbohydrate metabolism.

    Smart, innovative and intuitive To determine the user’s carbohydrate balance, the device must be held against the wrist one hour after eating to monitor the pulse. Mr. Ajima, an engineer at Kyocera’s medical R&D centre and developer of the device...

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  9. Kyocera to Showcase AI, 5G, and Mobility Technologies at CES 2020

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    Company offers a view “Toward the Future” with latest product innovations shown for the first time in the U.S.

    Kyocera’s latest innovations for creating a safe, secure, and comfortable society will be displayed in five categories — AI Solutions, Sensing Technology, 5G Solutions, Advanced Mobility, and Advanced Devices — with selected technologies showcased...

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  10. Kazuo Inamori, Global Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Receives Honorary Knighthood from HM the Queen Elizabeth

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    Paul Madden, the British Ambassador to Japan (left), and Kazuo Inamori (right)© British Embassy Tokyo The honor, bestowed in Japan by His Excellency Paul Madden, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom, during an investi...

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  11. Inamori Foundation Awards the 35th Kyoto Prize to Scientists and Artist in the Fields of "Advanced Technology", "Basic Science", and "Arts and Philosophy"

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    On 10th November 2019, chemist Dr. Ching W. Tang, astrophysicist Dr. James Gunn, and founder of Théâtre du Soleil Ariane Mnouchkine received the Kyoto Prize in the ancient Japanese imperial capital. This prize is considered one of the most important international awards for the lifetime achievements of dignitaries in science and culture, in addition to the Nobel Prize.

    Kyoto Prize 2019 Kyoto Prize: An Honor with Tradition The Kyoto Prize was established in 1984 by Kazuo Inamori, founder of Kyocera, one of the world's leading manufacturers of fine ceramic components for the technology industry based in Kyoto. In th...

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  12. Fine Ceramics in Space

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    • Fine Ceramic Components

    Kyocera, one of the leading ceramic manufacturers, presents its products relevant to aerospace and astronomy applications at Space Tech Expo 2019 in Bremen from November 19th-21st.

    Cordierite mirror CordieriteCordierite is an extremely low thermal expansion ceramic, which is ideal for light-weight designs of mirrors and telescopes. The forming capabilities of Kyocera allow for a more efficient processing and light-weightin...

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  13. KYOCERA Group to Exhibit Innovative Technologies and Products at CEATEC 2019 Tradeshow Oct. 15-18

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    Based on the concept of “Building a Future Beyond Our Imagination with IoT”, a wide range of the latest Kyocera technologies will be on display

    Based on the booth concept of “Building a Future Beyond Our Imagination with IoT,” the Kyocera Group’s latest technologies and products for creating a safe, secure, and comfortable society through IoT will be displayed in 5 zones – Mobility, Open ...

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  14. Kyocera Completed Acquisition of Advanced Ceramic Business of Germany-based Friatec GmbH

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    • Fine Ceramic Components

    Acquisition further expands Kyocera’s fine ceramics sector in Europe.

    Kyocera Fineceramics Solutions GmbH in Mannheim, Germany Acquisition Background and ObjectivesSince its founding in 1959, Kyocera has provided advanced ceramic components for a wide range of markets, including industrial machinery, information dev...

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  15. Kyocera Resolves Patent Disputes with Preh GmbH for Haptic Feedback Technology

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    • LCDs and Touch Solutions

    In 2018, Kyocera filed a lawsuit with the Düsseldorf Regional Court against the automotive supplier Preh for potential infringement of a Kyocera patent in the field of haptic feedback. Preh then filed an action for annulment with Germany’s Federal Pa...

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  16. Kyocera and Ube Industries Form Joint Venture to Manufacture Ceramic Filters for 5G Base Stations

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    • Fine Ceramic Components

    Ceramic filters contribute to the deployment of 5G communication networks

    Under the agreement, Kyocera will acquire 51 % of the shares of Ube Electronics, Ltd. (herein “Ube Electronics”; President: Hiroyuki Ikeuchi), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ube Industries. Kyocera and Ube Industries will then establish a joint venture...

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  17. Kyocera to Strengthen Open Innovation in AI and IoT with New Research Center

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    Yokohama, Japan research center will focus on new business development for IoT, AI, robotics, and autonomous vehicles

    Kyocera's Minato Research Center in Yokohama, Japan Kyocera operates three research and development facilities around the Tokyo metropolitan area which focus on software and systems for the telecommunications, automotive, and environmental & e...

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  18. Kyocera Targets 30% Greenhouse Gas Reduction by 2030, Recognized by Science Based Targets Initiative

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    SBT is an international initiative established in 2015 to support the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to “well-below” 2 °C above pre-industrial levels. The initiative involves collaboration among CDP, the United Nations Global Compa...

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  19. Kyocera and BYD Japan to Collaborate on Integrated Energy System for Electric Vehicles

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    • Solar Electric Systems

    Through supply-demand project, the companies will maximize energy efficiency for electric vehicles, and contribute to “Well-to-Wheel Zero Emission” policy

    Supply-demand control system For this project, Kyocera will develop the energy charge management system to optimally control the supply-demand balance between energy production and consumption by using aggregation technology developed during Virtu...

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  20. Announcement of the 2019 Kyoto Prize Laureates

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    Chemist, Astrophysicist and Stage Director

    Each laureate will receive a diploma, the Kyoto Prize medal (20K gold), and prize money of 100 million yen (approx. 818,000 €). This year’s Prize goes to the following three individuals: Dr. Ching W. Tang, IAS Bank of East Asia Professor at The Hong ...

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