Rapyuta Robotics won the ‘Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Award’ at the 9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award.

Date: 23 Jan 2023
Category: corporate, engineering, press release

TOKYO, JAPAN ー Jan. 23, 2023, ー
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that its development team of rapyuta.io has been awarded the ‘Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award’ in the category “Connected Industries – Excellent Collaboration” of the ‘9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award’.

■ The Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award
The Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award is a system of awards to recognize those who stand out at the forefront of manufacturing. The award winners steadily carry on manufacturing, which has supported the development of Japanese industry and culture and contributed significantly to the creation of a fulfilling national lifestyle. This highlights the effort to further develop technology while adapting to new changes in the business environment. This is the ninth time this award has been given since its establishment in 2005.
https://www.monodzukuri.meti.go.jp/index.html

■ Award categories and winning achievement
Award categories: Connected Industries – Excellent collaboration
Awarded to individuals or groups that have created innovative values and solved problems by connecting various things such as machines, technologies, and people through data sharing in the cooperative area.

Winning achievement: Development and implementation of a cloud robotics platform that connects diverse technologies, products, and industries.

■Remarks from Gajan Mohanarajah, Co-founder and CEO
We would like to sincerely convey our gratitude for receiving the highly prestigious ‘Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Award’. The award-winning cloud robotics platform rapyuta.io has the technology to control multiple robots in swarms according to the situation. By providing swarm control, single robot control, and infrastructure management functions, it speeds up robot development and contributes to cost reduction, as well as enabling the construction of highly flexible robot systems for changing environments, processes, and collaborative systems. The platform is designed to be versatile and not specific to any particular industry, so it can be applied to a wide range of areas, including the manufacturing and construction industries. Initially, we will promote its deployment in the logistics warehouse industry, where there is strong compatibility with the technology, thereby contributing to the acceleration of logistics DX.

■ Rapyuta Robotics
Rapyuta Robotics is a leading provider of flexible and collaborative autonomous mobile robot (Rapyuta PA-AMR) solutions and the pioneer in cloud robotics. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Rapyuta Robotics is a Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) spin-off, that operates with a vision to be the leader in making robots more attainable and useful by taking an open, platform-centric approach to developing and operating robotics solutions. At ETH Zurich, Rapyuta Robotics’ founding members worked on the RoboEarth and Cubli projects.
Recruiting page: https://www.rapyuta-robotics.com/careers/

Media contacts:
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd.
Corporate PR: Tabuchi, Suzuki
MAIL: pr@rapyuta-robotics.com

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