ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Apr 2016
On April 4th, 2016 the National Research and Development Corporation (NEDO) created the Development of next-generation laser technology Program.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
NEDO (2018) 高輝度・高効率次世代レーザー技術開発 「Development of next-generation laser technology with high brightness and high efficiency」
NEDO (2016) 平成２８年度実施方針 「Implemetation of Policy 2016」
At the start of the 2016 Japanese fiscal year, The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) created a financial grant program for the development of next-generation laser technologies for manufacturing. Corporations may apply for a grant of up to 200 million yen (1.79 million USD); however, NEDO states that the grant size can change depending on the scale of the corporation applying. In 2018 NEDO had a budget of 2.55 billion yen (22.9 million USD) for this program. The funding for this particular program will end at the end of the 2020 fiscal year.