- R&D Activities
１ : R&D of performance evaluation methods
Establish performance evaluation methods for each sector and robot type, for various types of robots (including UAVs, land-based robots and underwater robots).
Autonomous Control Systmes Laboratory Ltd. (ACSL) / Fujitsu Ltd. / NEC Corporation / Ixis, Inc. / Enroute Co., Ltd. / Prodrone Co., Ltd. / Panasonic Corporation / Panasonic System Solutions Japan Co., Ltd. / Aero Asahi Corporation / Subaru Corporation / MItubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. / Manufacturing Sciene and Technology Center / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) / The University of Tokyo / EAMS ROBOTICS Ltd.,Co. / Japan Organization of Occupational Health and Safety
R&D of performance evaluation methods for BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) and third parties overflightCompleted Project
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)/The University of Tokyo/EAMS ROBOTICS Ltd.,Co. / Prodrone Co., Ltd./Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd./ Japan Organization of Occupational Health and Safety
R&D of safety standards establishment for unmanned aircraftOngoing Project
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)/ The University of Tokyo/National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Japan Organization of Occupational Health and Safety/Japan Atomic Energy Agency/Nagaoka University of Technology/EAMS ROBOTICS Co., Ltd./Prodrone Co. Ltd./Tokyo Aircraft Instrument Co., Ltd./Hongo Aerospace, Inc.
２ : R&D to improve energy-saving performance
Develop technology for efficient energy systems required for increasing the continuous operating time of various robots.
R&D of fuel cell UAV that realize long-time flightsCompleted Project
Prodrone Co., Ltd.
R&D of energy management for unmanned aircraft
R&D of high-precision balance meters and high-energy-density batteries for high-efficiency energy managementOngoing Project
Maxell, Ltd. Energy Division
１ : Development of drone flight control systems and collision avoidance technology
Develop various functions and systems to ensure that drones can be operated safely, based on the project's flight control systems comprised of information provision functions, flight control functions and integrated flight control functions.
1 Development of integrated flight control function
2 Development of flight control function (for logistics and disaster response)
Development of flight control systems that realize safe, secure and efficient logistics servicesCompleted Project
NEC Corporation/NTT DATA Corporation/NTT DOCOMO, INC./Rakuten, Inc./
Development of UTM functions for SecurityCompleted Project
KDDI CORPORATION/Terra Drone Corporation
R&D by collaboration with robot test field and evaluationCompleted Project
Development of multipurpose UTM with multiple wireless networks.Completed Project
Hitachi, Ltd / National Institute of Information and Communications Technology(NICT)
SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation
3 Development of flight control function (for remote islands)
Development of autonomous dynamic rerouting technology for unmanned aerial vehicles using Quasi Zenith Satellite systemCompleted Project
SUBARU CORPORATION/Japan Radio Co., Ltd./Nippon Avionics Co., Ltd./Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd./Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
4 Development of information provision function
Development of weather information provision function for UAVCompleted Project
Japan Weather Association
Development of spatial information platform for safe Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) aviationCompleted Project
ZENRIN CO., LTD.
5 R&D of the Concept and Architecture Design of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) System
R&D of the Concept and Architecture Design of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) SystemCompleted Project
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
6 R&D on remote identification and airspace sharing with manned aircraft
・ NEC Corporation: Research on remote identification information sharing platform, Miniaturization of remote ID devices, etc.
・ Hitachi, Ltd.: Research on location information sharing platforms, etc.
・ NTT DOCOMO, INC.: Research related to the provision of information obtained from mobile networks to information sharing platforms, etc.
・ KDDI CORPORATION: Research on network-based communications systems, development of communications systems for network-based remote IDs, etc.
・ Terra Drone Corporation: A study of communication control
・ NTT DATA Corporation: Research of operator information and unmanned aircraft information management functions, etc.
・ National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT): Research on communication method between unmanned aircrafts, development of communication performance evaluation method of direct broadcasting method
・ National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology (MPAT): Research on network-type detection technologies for manned aircraft
・ The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA): Research on inter-aircraft flight information sharing technology for manned aircraft and unmanned aircraft, etc.
7 R&D of functional extension of the integrated flight control function
・NEC Corporation: R&D of flight management of integrated traffic management function
・NTT DATA Corporation: R&D of extending the functionality of aerial area information management
・Hitachi, Ltd.: R&D of functional expansion of flight status management
・Weathernews Inc.: R&D of functional expansion of weather information provision
8 R&D of flight control function to achieve long distances on a non-consolidated basis (for remote islands)
R&D of flight control function to achieve long distances on a non-consolidated basis (for remote islands)Ongoing Project
SUBARU CORPORATION/Japan Radio Co., Ltd./Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd./Nippon Avionics Co., Ltd./Magellan Systems Japan, Inc
9 R&D of unmanned aircraft weather information provision function considering regional characteristics
ZENRIN CO., LTD
R&D of unmanned aircraft weather information provision function considering regional characteristicsOngoing Project
Japan Weather Association
10 Demonstration project of traffic management system considering regional characteristics and expandability
Demonstration project of traffic management system considering regional characteristics and expandabilityOngoing Project
KDDI CORPORATION, PERSOL PROCESS & TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
2 : Development of UAV collision avoidance technology
Develop technology that enables UAVs to detect objects and other items on land and in the midair, so that they can fly by avoiding collisions with those objects in real time.
1 Non-collaborative SAA
Japan Radio Co., Ltd./SUBARU CORPORATION/Nippon Avionics Co., Ltd./Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd.
2 Collaborative SAA
R&D of quasi-zenith satellite compatible receiver for sharing accurate positioning informationCompleted Project
Magellan Systems Japan, Inc.
R&D of low power consumption of quasi-zenith satellite receiverCompleted Project
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
3 Downsizing and low power consumption of collision avoidance systems
Japan Radio Co., Ltd./Nippon Avionics Co., Ltd./Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd.
4 R&D of small, low-power-consumption receivers and antennas compatible with quasi-zenith satellite systems
R&D of small, low-power-consumption receivers and antennas compatible with quasi-zenith satellite systemsOngoing Project
Magellan Systems Japan, Inc
１ : De jure standards
Conduct research and development while cooperating on an international level to identify trends among international organizations promoting standardization and various groups in other countries, and implement activities for linking the achievements of this project to international standards.
Survey of domestic and international trends and dissemination of project results to the worldOngoing Project
PwC Consulting LLC
２ : De facto standards
Gather worldwide latest trend of technology in Japan and promote methods to speed up the development competition based on rules from Japan, regarding robots whose property is that its technological development is extremely fast and de fact standards are the key.
Promotion of International Standardization Related to Robots and Drones / De Facto StandardOngoing Project
NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN,LTD./ National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)/KOBE UNIVERSITY/NPO International Rescue System Institute/Tamagawa Academy & University
１ : Implemantion of Special training program on robot performance evaluation methods
Development of human resource aimed at utilizing robot performance evaluation methods and Fukushima Robot Test Field (RTF) for domestic and foreign robot manufacturers.
Comprehensive development of human resource development and industry-academia collaboration based on NEDO project / Special lecture on robot performance evaluationOngoing Project
Manufacturing Science and Technology Center