Hitachi, CSIRO MoU focuses on digital R&D

Hitachi and Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in areas of research and development and social innovation
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Potential R&D fields include autonomous systems, digital twins, digital transformation and IoT sensing

Staff reporter

PRESS RELEASE: Examples of potential cooperation identified in the MoU include research and development activities in the fields of autonomous systems, digital twins, GET replacement, material tracking, urban systems, security, artificial intelligence, digital transformation and IoT sensing across primary industries.

Anand Singh, executive director & director of operations Hitachi Australia, said: "We are delighted to be partnering with CSIRO as we continue to invest our efforts in introducing technologies and systems across Australia that will impact social wellbeing.

"This partnership will also enable collaborative efforts with a variety of different stakeholders who are in alliance with CSIRO from different industries and academia."

The MoU was executed by Atsushi Konishi, managing director of Hitachi Australia, and Dr. Larry Marshall, CEO of CSIRO, on November 19, 2018.