Kazuo K.,CandC Innovation Research Laboratories
NEC Technical Journal | Year: 2010
The CandC Innovation Research Laboratories opened in July, 2007. It is to be found on the 2nd floor of the NEC Kansai Research Laboratories building located in the Keihanna Gakken-toshi (Keihanna Science City) of Ikoma city, Nara prefecture. The aims of the laboratory are to predict future trends and to contribute to creating new business opportunities over the coming 30 years or so. The unique activities of the laboratory include the creation of innovative office and work styles aimed at realizing a "Heart-to-heart Communication" environment in which staff are able to cooperate in an open manner. While optimally using state-of-the-art facilities and technologies, remarkable demonstration experiments are being carried out in order to pick up the pace of staff creativity and to create a better communication environment in which they may work more effectively.