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Okayama University “Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium” (ACCEL), which accelerates research and development of automobile-related technologies through collaboration between universities and companies, will hold its 2nd g

National University Corporation Okayama University
[Okayama University] “Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium” (ACCEL), which accelerates research and development of automobile-related technologies through collaboration between universities and companies, will hold its 2nd general meeting in 2025
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March 31, 2024 (Reiwa 6) National University Corporation Okayama University https://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/
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On March 22, 2024, National University Corporation Okayama University (Headquarters: Kita-ku, Okayama City, President: Yasutomo Nasu) and Okayama Prefecture will hold the second 2025 “Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium” (ACCEL). The general meeting and results presentation were held at our university’s Tsushima Campus, Graduate School of Natural Sciences Building. This is the final year of Okayama Prefecture’s “Regional Industry Promotion Project in Collaboration with Universities,” and the event was held solely on site, with 44 participants from ACCEL member companies, universities, and other higher education institutions.
The general meeting was chaired by Professor Kazuhito Ohashi of the Faculty of Environmental, Life and Natural Sciences of our university, who is the Chairman of ACCEL, and the results of the project implementation in FY2020 were reported.
At the results presentation session after the general meeting, the five working groups that were active in ACCEL in 2020 discussed new construction methods for FRP materials, improved formability CAE accuracy for high-strength steel sheets, new function development for rubber materials, and factory DX. Participants listened intently to presentations on achievements in a wide range of fields related to automobile parts and manufacturing, such as improved knowledge and technology, and research on the strength and reliability of metal materials.
In addition, Okayama Prefecture provided an explanation regarding the initiatives aimed at creating innovation that are scheduled to be implemented from 2020 onwards, and shared with the members that the direction is to further advance the results of past activities. ACCEL will continue to work on innovation promotion activities while continuing its activities as a working group.
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〇”Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium” (ACCEL) As part of Okayama Prefecture’s “Regional Industry Promotion Project in Collaboration with Universities”, Okayama University will serve as a “place of co-creation” where companies and researchers from universities and other institutions aiming to conduct joint research on automotive technology will gather and engage in multifaceted collaboration. Installation. We aim to promote joint research on all elemental technologies, with a focus on reducing the weight of automobiles and improving the sophistication of parts processing. The name “OkAyama Co-creation Consortium for automotive ELEMENTAL technology” was taken from the English name “OkAyama Co-creation Consortium for automotive ELEMENTAL technology” with the hope that it could become a presence that accelerates the research and development of companies and researchers related to the automobile industry in Okayama Prefecture. It is commonly known as “ACCEL”.
 https://accel.okayama-u.ac.jp/
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◆References・Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium (ACCEL) https://accel.okayama-u.ac.jp/・Okayama University Research Promotion Organization https://www.orsd.okayama-u.ac. jp/◆Reference information/[Okayama University] “Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium” (ACCEL) launches!! – Companies and universities collaborate to accelerate research and development of automobile-related technologies – https://prtimes.jp /main/html/rd/p/000000035.000072793.html・[Okayama University] “Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium” (ACCEL) 2021 General Meeting will be held https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/ p/000000115.000072793.html・[Okayama University] “Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium” (ACCEL) FY2020 General Meeting held https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000716.000072793.html・[object 10] Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium (ACCEL) held a matching event with startup companies https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000001442.000072793.html・[object 11] The “Okayama Automotive Element Technology Co-Creation Consortium” (ACCEL), which collaborates with companies to accelerate research and development of automobile-related technologies, will hold its 2021 general meeting
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-For inquiries regarding Okayama University’s
industry-academia-government collaboration, etc.- Okayama University Research Promotion Organization Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Headquarters 1-1-1 Tsushima Naka, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture 700-8530 Okayama University Tsushima Campus Main Building 1F TEL: 086 -251-8463 E-mail: sangaku◎okayama-u.ac.jp *Please replace ◎ with @ https://www.orsd.okayama-u.ac.jp/
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/rd/p/000000215.000072793.html Okayama University Integrated Report 2023: https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000001926.000072793.html Okayama University SDGs homepage: https://sdgs.okayama-u.ac.jp/ Okayama University SDGs – Thinking about the sustainability of local communities (YouTube): https://youtu.be/Qdqjy4mw4ik Okayama University Image Movie (YouTube) ): https://youtu.be/pKMHm4XJLtw
Industry-university co-creation activity “Okayama University Open Innovation Challenge” recruiting co-creation activity partners for April 2024: https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000002079.000072793.html Okayama University “THE Impact Ranking 2021” Overall ranking: Top 200 in the world, same number 1 in Japan!!
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Okayama University, a national university corporation, supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We also received a special award at the government’s 1st Japan SDGs Award. Please look forward to Okayama University, which promotes co-development and co-creation as a regional core and distinctive research university. Okayama University Selected for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s “Regional Core and Distinctive Research Universities Strengthening Promotion Project (J-PEAKS)” ~ Realization of Okayama University as a research university that co-creates the future of the region and the earth and becomes the core of global innovation As we accelerate, we will build a mountain range of Japan’s research universities that we can be proud of around the world.
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