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Solafune Co., Ltd. Solafune provides satellite data acquisition technology for nationwide analysis of the Republic of Zambia to JOGMEC

Solafune Co., Ltd.
Solafune provides satellite data acquisition technology for nationwide analysis of the Republic of Zambia to JOGMEC
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Solafune Co., Ltd. (Representative Director and CEO: Ren Kamiji, hereinafter referred to as Solafune) has acquired satellite data acquisition technology from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in order to carry out a nationwide analysis with the aim of acquiring information that contributes to the resource potential of the land surface in the Republic of Zambia. We would like to inform you that we will provide the information to the Japan Energy and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), an independent administrative agency under the jurisdiction of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy.
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Business background
Mineral resources are essential elements in a variety of fields, from daily necessities to cutting-edge technology, and are the cornerstone of modern society’s development. On the other hand, Japan is not blessed with mineral resources and relies on imports for most of its supplies, making securing stable mineral resources a major challenge in order to meet the rapid increase in demand for electric vehicles, semiconductors, GPUs, etc. It becomes.
Recognizing the need for strategic national cooperation with resource-producing countries, in 2023 former Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura announced that he will be working with southern African countries (Republic of Namibia, Republic of Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Currently visiting the Republic of Zambia and the Republic of Madagascar. [※1]
Through this agreement, we aim to contribute to Japan’s AI and automobile industries.
■About JOGMEC
The Japan Energy and Metals and Minerals National Corporation (JOGMEC) is an organization under the jurisdiction of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, an external bureau of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. JOGMEC conducts activities such as resource exploration, development, technical support, and environmental conservation to ensure a stable supply of energy and metal mineral resources. We also promote international cooperation and risk management, contributing to Japan’s resource diplomacy, resource security, and economic growth.
■About Solafune
Solafune is a startup company that develops and provides satellite data analysis technology with the mission of “Hack The Planet.” The purpose is to analyze all kinds of phenomena that occur on Earth. The satellite data platform “Solafune” operated by our company is used in approximately 100 countries and regions around the world, and we are actively providing technology to countries around the world, including Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
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URL: https://company.solafune.com
Location (Tokyo): Room 10, 1-16-3 Yokogawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo Location (Okinawa): 3-6-16 Kamichi, Okinawa City, Okinawa Prefecture Representative Director and CEO: Ren Kamiji
Business content: Satellite data analysis business, software licensing business, and related service provision
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