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Visask Co., Ltd. First collaboration with Tochigi Prefecture! Smart factory escort support project has started!

Visasque Co., Ltd.
First collaboration with Tochigi Prefecture! Smart factory escort support project has started!
Matching external experts at no cost to companies to revitalize manufacturing in Tochigi Prefecture
Visasq Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “our company”), which operates one of Japan’s largest knowledge platforms, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a partner for the smart factory escort support project sponsored by Tochigi Prefecture. Starting with the upcoming pre-seminar (scheduled to be held on July 30th), we will match small and medium-sized enterprises in the prefecture with external professional human resources and support the promotion of smart factories.
Our mission is to “connect knowledge and challenges,” and we operate a global knowledge platform with approximately 640,000 registered users from 190 countries around the world.We provide in-depth knowledge of these areas to companies that are taking on challenges such as new business development and DX promotion. We provide spot consulting services that match individuals with knowledge.
Among them, “Visasq Partner (,” which has been selected for Tochigi Prefecture’s smart factory escort support project, is a professional human resources with knowledge over a medium to long term, ranging from a few months to a year. This is a service that matches escort support.
◆Smart Factory Accompanying Support Project Overview From this year, Tochigi Prefecture has implemented a smart factory accompaniment support project with the aim of strengthening the business foundations of manufacturing companies in the prefecture by improving their productivity, etc., and strengthening their competitiveness by realizing high added value. Masu. As part of the support for this project, we will utilize “Visasque partners” to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (about 3 companies) in the prefecture with the support of experts with knowledge of future technologies such as AI (AI, IoT, robots, etc.). We will support productivity improvement and high added value. In addition, in this project, which our company is entrusted with by the prefecture, supported companies can receive support from experts at no cost.
Since 2021, our company has been a corporate partner of various local governments, providing support for solving various problems for local companies, and we have realized the usefulness of external knowledge for expanding the business of local companies and promoting local industry. Masu.
Although this is our first attempt to collaborate with local governments to provide support to local companies in the smart factory field, we hope to provide the most suitable professional human resources for each company so that they can experience the usefulness of utilizing external human resources and knowledge.・We will continue to match knowledge.
Comments from the person in charge of Tochigi Prefecture
Tochigi Prefecture is one of the nation’s leading manufacturing prefectures, with the manufacturing industry driving the prefecture’s economy. This project will promote the transformation of manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises in the prefecture into smart factories by providing support from experts with knowledge of future technologies such as AI (AI, IoT, robots), etc., and will improve productivity and increase added value. In addition to providing support, we will disseminate the results horizontally by disseminating case studies within the prefecture.
◆Pre-seminar will be held on July 30th (Tuesday)! Recruitment of companies wishing to support has begun. On July 30th (Tuesday), as a kick-off for this project, a pre-seminar was held with speakers who have extensive experience supporting small and medium-sized
enterprises in the smart factory field, and small and medium-sized enterprises in the prefecture were invited to participate externally. We hope this will be an opportunity for you to take on the challenge of change by utilizing your human resources, and we will also explain the purpose and details of this project. From the same day, we will begin recruiting small and medium-sized enterprises within the prefecture that wish to receive support. -Pre-seminar overview- *As a general rule, attending this pre-seminar is a requirement for participation in the smart factory escort support project. Date: July 30, 2024 (Tuesday) 15:00-16:30 Implementation method: Tochigi Prefectural Industrial Technology Center Multipurpose Hall (1-5-20 Yuinomori, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture) + Live streaming (Zoom) Hybrid event Participation fee: Free How to apply: Please apply using the QR code below or from the special page.
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-Speaker-Mr. Yasutaka Koga
[Image 2:×800.jpg] Graduated from Tohoku University Faculty of Engineering. Graduated from the second half of the doctoral program at Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering. Worked for 34 years at the Production Technology Research Institute of a general electronics manufacturer, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of equipment firmware, production execution systems (MES), ERP, global SCM systems, etc., and at the same time engaged in problem solving at domestic and overseas related factories. After retiring, he worked as a freelance advisor to assist small and medium-sized enterprises in solving problems. During that time, he provided support to many small and medium-sized enterprises as an advisor/expert at small and medium-sized enterprise support organizations in various regions of Japan. Also, since 2015, he has been a member of the Industrial Value Chain Initiative, a general incorporated association, and is currently the general technical advisor. Member of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.
-Content- Continuous small starts are essential to realizing a smart factory. We will introduce the three forces necessary to realize a smart factory, as well as examples and specific methods for promoting them, and support you in taking your first steps. Approximately three companies will be selected from the applicants after a screening committee, and we will match each company with the most suitable professional human resources, and a three-month period of escort support will begin. In February 2025, after the escort support period ends, we will hold a results presentation for companies in the prefecture and widely share the results of supported companies, leading to awareness of promoting smart factories and promoting the use of external human resources. I’m coming.
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◆Our aim is to support local businesses. This project marks the first time that our company will support small and medium-sized businesses within the prefecture as a partner of Tochigi Prefecture. When it comes to reforming local SMEs, the challenges vary depending on the region and company size, and it is not an issue that can be solved overnight. That is why we believe that sustainable initiatives that do not end in a temporary manner are essential. Utilizing our knowledge database and know-how based on our past support experience, we will provide support to manufacturing companies in the Manufacturing Prefecture with a view to promoting smart factories over the medium to long term. As a result, we aim to create a model case that will lead to the revitalization of the manufacturing industry throughout the prefecture, and we hope to further expand the range of support in various regions, industries, and fields and continue to contribute to regional revitalization and business support for small and
medium-sized enterprises. I am. With the mission of “Connecting Knowledge and Challenges”, Visask Co., Ltd. operates a knowledge platform that connects the knowledge of approximately 640,000 people in 190 countries around the world (as of the end of February 2024). Listed on TSE Mothers (currently TSE Growth) in March 2020, acquired major US company Coleman Research Group, Inc. in November 2021, and expanded to seven global locations in Tokyo, the US (New York, Arizona, North Carolina), Singapore, Hong Kong, and London. We established a base with over 500 people. In addition to providing interviews with experts and online questionnaires as a means of gathering information on industry trends, customer needs, and precedent cases in various situations such as strategy planning, new business development, DX, organizational development, etc., we also provide outsourcing type actual work. We also handle escort support and matching with training instructors. Our knowledge platform supports approximately 1,700 clients, ranging from consulting firms and financial institutions to major business companies and local governments. Company name: Visasq Co., Ltd. Address: 4-7-7 Aobadai, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0042 Sumitomo Fudosan Aobadai Hills 9F/10F Date of establishment: March 19, 2012 Representative: Eiko Haba,
Representative Director and CEO Business details: Operation of Japan’s largest (*) knowledge platform specializing in business fields, new business creation/organizational development support (*Number of experts (approximately 640,000 as of the end of February 2024)) Securities code: 4490 (TSE Growth) URL : More details about this release: