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66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
(Committee Activities)
Excellence Award
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Establishment and dissemination of a calculation method of greenhouse gas emissions from products and electronic circuit boards Heavy Electric Machinery/Industrial System Machine in LCA Examination Working Group: Toshiba Corporation, Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., Toyo Denki Seizo K.K., Hitachi, Ltd., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Meidensha Corporation, Yaskawa Electric Corporation, Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc., Tokyo City University
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Best Excellence Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Development of advanced motor control technologies that have achieved a high-quality ride by the world’s fastest elevator Inazawa Works, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Excellence Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Development of iQ-R Series MELSEC redundant programmable controllers for the realization of high-performance, highly reliable systems Nagoya Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Excellence Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Research and development of a high-temperature superconducting electromagnet for MRI scanners that do not use liquid helium Transmission & Distribution Systems Center, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Excellence Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Commercialization of the world’s first UL-approved DC 1500V-PV power conditioner Power Electronics Systems Division, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Excellence Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Development and commercialization of TMmist, a film deposition equipment that uses mist deposition technology Industrial Systems Third Division, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Excellence Award, Home Appliance Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Development of FZ/Z Series Kirigamine air conditioners that simultaneously achieve a reduction in the amount of refrigerant and improvement in energy-saving performance Living Environment Systems Laboratory, Shizuoka Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Excellence Award, Home Appliance Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Mitsubishi Honsumigama created a market for high-end jar rice cookers Home Appliance Engineering Division, Mitsubishi Electric Home Appliance Co., Ltd.
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Encouragement Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Development of a microwave electric power transmission system Communication Systems Center, Information Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Encouragement Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Commercialization of high-voltage drive equipment with world-class functional safety Power Electronics System Division, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Encouragement Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Development of an energy-saving system for the hot-rolling process based on operation prediction information Industrial Systems Second Division, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Encouragement Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Commercialization of 11kV air-cooling high-voltage drive equipment with the world’s largest memory and smallest disc width Power Electronics Systems Division, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Encouragement Award, Heavy Electric Machinery Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Development of a large-volume lithium ion storage cell system Power Electronics Systems Division, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation
66th Electrical Industry Technology Achievement Awards
Excellence Award, Home Appliance Category
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association Development of a futon dryer using a new form of mat which enwraps the surface of the futon Home Appliance Engineering Division, Mitsubishi Electric Home Appliance Co., Ltd.
Fiscal 2018 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
Products and Business Models Category
METI Minister's Award
Energy Conservation Center FZ Series Kirigamine residential air conditioners Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
Products and Business Models Category
METI Minister's Award
Energy Conservation Center IE3-ready high-voltage, explosion-proof motor Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
MECSST Minister's Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Air conditioner with technology to replicate natural airflow
(Patent no. 5787841)
Shizuoka Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Chairman's Prize
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Humidifier for moistening the throat and skin (Design Registration no. 1526863) Industrial Design Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Home Appliance Engineering Division, Mitsubishi Electric Home Appliance Co., Ltd.
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Gunma Governor's Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Storage-type water heater capable of boiling and reheating with a single pump
(Patent no. 5553059)
Gunma Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Shizuoka Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Chairman's Prize
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Compact air-conditioner compressor with high efficiency and reliability (Patent no. 5535137) Shizuoka Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Noise suppression equipment that enables clear phone calls even in a loud noise environment (Patent no. 3454190) Information Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Low-cost, high-performance millimeter wave transmission line transducer (Patent no. 5289551) Information Technology R&D Center, Industrial Design Center, Kamakura Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Network camera that blends in with the installation space (Design Registration no. 1533789) Industrial Design Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation IH cooking heater for residential use (Design Registration no. 1524039) Industrial Design Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation High-efficiency operation of heat-pump water heater (Patent no. 4975067) Living Environment Systems Laboratory, Gunma Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Through-flow blower fan for air conditioners (Patent no. 5774206) Living Environment Systems Laboratory, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Shizuoka Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Stator, electric motor, and air conditioner (Patent no. 5855677) Production Systems Division, Living Environment Systems Laboratory, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Unnecessary-wave suppression equipment for automotive radar (Patient no. 4056500) Kamakura Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Electric device to alert the appropriate timing for maintenance Home & Facility Equipment Engineering Division, Mitsubishi Electric Home Appliance Co., Ltd.
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Heat dissipation structure for Peltier-cooled incubators (Patent no. 3454751) Shizuoka Branch, Mitsubishi Electric Engineering Co., Ltd.
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Text data correction equipment and program (Patent no. 5661214) IT Solutions Division, Mitsubishi Electric Information Systems Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation High-ceiling LED lighting fixture (Design Registration no. 1556007) Mitsubishi Electric Lighting Corporation Development Division
Fiscal 2018 Kanto Region Invention Awards
Encouragement Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Construction of air conditioner decorative panel incorporating pre-fitted screws (Patent No. 5950877)
Attachment screws are embedded in the panel so that there is no need to handle or have the risk of dropping loose screws during ceiling installation.
Shizuoka Branch, Mitsubishi Electric Engineering Co., Ltd.
Fiscal 2018 National Invention Awards
Asahi Shimbun Award
Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation Invention of rotor eccentricity estimation method and system Component Production Engineering Center, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Nakatsugawa Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Kobe City Award for Environmental Contribution Kobe City Significant contribution to environmental conservation over many years based on an Environmental Conservation Agreement with Kobe City in 1996, such as through initiatives to substantially reduce and visualize energy use, minimize waste generation, and implement environmental beautification activities in local communities Kobe Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Green Curtain Contest
Best Excellence Prize
Isahaya City, Nagasaki Prefecture Green curtains made from goya (bitter melon) Melco Advanced Device Corporation
2017 (27th) Nikkei Global Environmental Technology Award
Prize for Excellence
Nikkei Inc. Expansion of plastic recycling from home electrical appliances Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Head Office and Advanced Technology R&D Center
30th Nikkei New Office Award
Kinki New Office Encouragement Award
Nikkei Inc.
New Office Promotion Association
Technology Building: Improved intellectual productivity by creating a good working environment (control of sunlight, natural daylight and natural ventilation) Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Fiscal 2018 Environmental Award
Excellence Award
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd.
Development of a cadmium-free electromagnetic switchgear Advanced Technology R&D Center, Nagoya Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Nagoya Branch, Mitsubishi Electric Engineering Co., Ltd.
Kumanichi Green Ribbon Award Kumamoto Nichinichi Shimbun Social service activities and environmental beautification over many years throughout Kumamoto Prefecture Power Device Works (Kumamoto), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
The 49th Ichimura Prize in Industry
Excellent Achievement
The New Technology Development Foundation Increased dissemination rate of electric power-assisted steering through improvement in performance and functionality Advanced Technology R&D Center, Himeji Works, Component Production Engineering Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
63rd (Fiscal 2018) Okochi Award, Okochi Memorial Technology Award Okochi Memorial Foundation Development of a processing method that reduces electric current crossflow in small induction motors Advanced Technology R&D Center, Nakatsugawa Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
44th Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers Award, Technology Award Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers Indoor units of FZ Series Kirigamine room air conditioners Advanced Technology R&D Center, Shizuoka Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Engineering Co., Ltd.
Green Curtain Contest Kakegawa Branch, Chubu Electric Co., Inc. Saved energy by installing green curtains in the foyer of the north plant Kakegawa North Plant, Mitsubishi Electric Lighting Corporation