Open Innovations and Awards

Open Innovations

To further accelerate the development speed and address the needs of increasingly diverse research themes, KIOXIA Corporation not only promotes collaboration between in-house divisions and laboratories but also undertakes R&D projects in collaboration with universities, technical communities, and research institutes both in Japan and abroad. We also apply the results of these activities to a broad range of products and R&D themes while capturing ideas from wide communities.

Tie-up Example

We are also striving to strengthen our industrial technological capabilities through innovation and to foster an environment conducive to innovation.


Waseda University UEC Tokyo Meijo University The University of Tokyo
Hiroshima City University The University of Aizu Shizuoka University Tokyo University of Science
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Kobe University Nara Institute of Science and Technology Tohoku University
Kanazawa Institute of Technology Kochi University of Technology Hokkaido University Tokyo Institute of Technology
Osaka Prefecture Univercity      

Events and sponsorship



  • 2018/11/13 DPS2018 Nishizawa Award
  • 2018/10/27 Special Jury Award of the 2018 Incentive Award to Young Woman Engineer from Japan Women Engineers Forum (JWEF)
  • 2018/9/11   Connect Products and Services category in the field of Business Impact of the 6th Cloudera Data Impact Awards
  • 2018/6/6     Award for Excellence of the 24th Semiconductor of the Year 2018 in the field of semiconductor devices from Electronic Device Industry News


  • 2017/8/4     70th (2016): Technological Development Encouragement Prize from the Motion Picture and Television Engineering Society of Japan, Inc.
  • 2017/6/26   Gold Prize of the 2016 Field Innovation Award from the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI)
  • 2017/4/28   Technical Development Prize (Progress & Development Prize) in the field of R&D of the 44th (2016) Technology Development Award from the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
  • 2017/3/24   63rd (2016) Okochi Memorial Prize from the Okochi Memorial Foundation
  • 2017/2/14   The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Prize of the 5th Management of Technology (MOT) & Innovation Award from Japan Techno-Economics Society (JATES)