ViXion selected as a subsidizer for the PwC Foundation’s 2nd Term Human Expansion/Agricultural Welfare Collaboration Subsidy Project in 2022
~ Recruiting business partners to expand employment options for visually impaired people and verify the effects of improving the working environment through employment support using scotopic vision support glasses MW10 HiKARI ~
ViXion Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director Kazunori Asada, hereinafter referred to as ViXion), which develops and sells wearable devices for the visually impaired and ophthalmic patients, is a public interest incorporated foundation PwC Foundation (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Masaki Yasui, hereinafter referred to as the PwC Foundation) was selected as a subsidizer (human augmentation area) for the 2022 2nd Human Augmentation/Agriculture and Welfare Collaboration Subsidy Project. Starting today, we will promote the expansion of employment options for visually impaired people and the verification of the effects of improving the working environment.
(PwC Foundation news release →
https://www.pwc.com/jp/ja/about-us/member/pwc-foundation/result-business2022-02.html) Aiming to eliminate the gap between the working environment for visually impaired and sighted people through employment support using MW10 HiKARI’s human augmentation technology
ViXion’s mission is to “use technology to solve vision problems,” making it convenient for people who have difficulty seeing, such as the visually impaired and those with eye diseases. A startup company that develops and sells wearable devices that will become Currently, in addition to selling the scotopic vision support wearable device “MW10 HiKARI” for people with night blindness and narrow vision, which makes it difficult to see the surroundings in the dark, we also offer a remote chat service that allows users of this product to receive real-time support. We are providing.
In this project, we donated MW10 HiKARI using a grant from the PwC Foundation to people with night blindness, narrow vision, etc. who wish to work or change jobs. By providing support for employment and job changes for those with symptoms, we will create opportunities to improve the working environment and expand employment options for those with symptoms, and we will verify the effects after one year. In addition, we are looking for business partner candidates to promote this project in a sustainable manner, and aim to co-create a business model that reduces the financial burden of people with symptoms and maximizes their QOL.
If you are a company or organization that wishes to participate in this project, please contact the inquiry desk at the end of this release.
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