IRS has been entrusted with some Research and Development projects and promoted them with its industry-academic-government-civilian network.
FDMA: Technology for Fire-fighting and Disaster-prevention Research Advancement System (2006-2011)
NEDO: Project for Strategic Development of Advanced Robotics Elemental Technologies (2006-2010)
NEDO: Development Project for a Common Basis of Next-generation Robots (2007-2009)
METI: Emerging Regional Consortium for Research and Development (2006-2007)
MEXT: Special Project for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation in Urban Areas Advanced Disaster Management System (2002-2006)
Kobe RT Business Platform
Certificate Course for Safety Engineers of Service Robots
Urban Regeneration Project
IRS is also promoting a prize-giving program "Kisoi Motohiro Award".
This award honors young researchers or engineers under 40 years old for outstanding contribution to development of rescue system and aims to encourage their research and development activities.
IRS has been involved with research and development of the rescue robots and systems. You could see some images of them.
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