January 18th, 2021
To the press
Rapyuta Robotics Co. Ltd., (Koto-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah; hereinafter “We”), a provider of the Cloud robotics platform “rapyuta.io” is pleased to announce the receipt of “Mizuho Innovation Award” from Mizuho bank, Ltd., (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Koji Fujiwara; hereinafter “Mizuho Bank”), which is to award promising innovative companies.
With the aim of supporting growth of innovative companies that will lead the future of Japan “Mizuho Innovation Award” selects and honors companies on a quarterly basis based on their business model superiority, team strength, and growth potential.
Mizuho Bank commented that the following three points were highly evaluated as the reasons for granting this year’s award:
① World’s leading technology and global team in multi-robot cordination.
② Developing a robotics platform from the perspective of the logistics field that can make use ofexisting robots, operations, and settings.
③ Challenges taken on meaningful projects that will lead to providing solutions to social issues such as labor shortages and the shift to DX (digital transformation).
To meet the expectations of the “Mizuho Innovation Award” winners we will continue to refine our multi-robots coordination technology and accelerate our business so that we can support expanding robotics in a variety of industries.
About Mizuho Innovation Award
This award was established by Mizuho Bank on October 30th, 2017. With the aim of supporting the growth of innovative companies that will lead the future of Japan, “Mizuho Innovation Award” selects and honors companies on a quarterly basis based on their business model superiority, team strength, and growth potential.
The award-winning companies will be provided with various supports such as business matching with large companies to support the growth of innovative companies.
About Rapyuta Robotics
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. is a university spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) in which a number of famous researchers including Einstein have graduated. With our vision, “make robots attainable and useful”, we are developing “rapyuta.io”, a state-of-art cloud robotics platform that utilizes the world’s most advanced control and artificial intelligent technologies. Our cloud robotics platform “rapyuta.io” enables large enterprises to centrally manage different kinds of robots and sensors, without having to control them individually. In addition, rapyuta.io eliminates the need to create system components from scratch, allowing users to focus on the development of technical areas in which they excel.
Our headquarters is based in Japan and provides automation solutions using robots, mainly to large companies.