“Intelligent Robot Controller Development,” which Mujin has worked with 8 major robot makers, was awarded the Prime Minister Award, the highest rank of the 2nd Japan Open Innovation Prize by the Cabinet Office.
Intelligent Robot Controller Development
Collaborating with 8 major robot makers such as The Yaskawa Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Nachi-Fujikoshi Corp., Mujin has worked on the first open innovation in the robotics field to create new market but not to compete for existing market. We have developed “Intelligent Robot Controllers (Mujin Controllers),” designated as a common platform for industrial robots, and enabled robots to move without programming.
As a result, we realized process automation which has never been possible before as well as simplifying and reducing the cost of implementation.
The Japan Open Innovation Prize
This award is to promote open innovation in order to accelerate innovations in Japan by presenting leading or creative efforts. The criteria is mainly focusing on the way of collaboration and structure building from notable efforts.
(Extract from Japan Open Innovation Prize Application Requirements)
Corporate Name: Mujin, Inc.
Establishment: July, 2011
CEO & Co-Founder: Issei Takino
Description of Business: Intelligent robot controller development and sales
[Inquiries should be directed to]
Public Relations, Mujin, Inc.
Address: 3-8-5 Tatsumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0053 JAPAN