October 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the October issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・"Tokyo Initiative 2017" for Connected Industries Announced
・Winners of the IoT Lab Selection Announced
・Priority Area for Introducing Nursing Care Robot Revised
・New Standard for Robots for Lumbar Support Established
・Winners of Resource Recirculation Technologies Selected
・METI and U.S. DOE Cooperate in the CCUS
・27 Areas Designated for Geothermal Potential Survey

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Wage Increase Trend Prevails
・METI Established Database of Civil Satellite Parts

COMPANY NEWS
・World's First Bamboo Biomass Power Station to be Constructed
・Nippon Life Finances Desalination Project in Australia
・Mitsubishi Motors Test First "Vehicle to Grid" Project in the Netherlands
・Mitsui & Co. to Participate in the Mobility House for Commercialization of Energy Management Services with EVs
・Sekisui House Declares to Use 100% Renewable Energy
・Yamada Denki to Sell Small EVs of FOMM
・Singapore's GIC Makes Investment in Japanese Renewable Energy Company

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・Tokyo Will Introduce 4 Carbon Free Days during 2020 Olympics and Paralympics
・NEDO Launches Field Operational Tests of Automated Driving System

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