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 University of Tsukuba Yokohama National University Ibaraki University
Chiba Prefecture Univercity Nagoya Univercity Kwansei Gakuin University Mie University
Saitama Univercity Ritsumeikan University Kyoto Institute of Technology University Musashino University

Events and sponsorship



2019/11/13 AEC/APC Symposium Asia 2019 Best Paper Award
"Robust Estimation of Mixed-Type Wafer Map Similarity Utilizing Non-negative Matrix Factorization"
2019/9/18 The 13th (2019) JSAP Fellow Award
2019/3/10 17th JSAP Plasma Electronics Award
2019/3/9 JSAP Young Scientist Presentation Award
2019/2/19 IEEE SSCS Japan Industry Contribution Award
2019/1/17 20th JSPS Plasma Science for Materials Award



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)
2018/9/18 The 12th (2018) JSAP Fellow Award
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



2017/11/22 IWDTF Young Award
2017/11/16 DPS2017 DPS Paper Award
2017/11/10 NANOTS2017 Best Interested Paper Award
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)