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The 20th Anniversary Celebration of FRDC

Fujitsu Research & Development Center Co. Ltd.

Kempinski hotel, Beijing, October 26, 2018

Time flies really fast! In October 2018, Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co., Ltd. (FRDC)has celebrated its 20th anniversary. To celebrate the growth and harvest of the past 20 years, FRDC would like to thank all of the great partners and dear friends which have always been supportive and thoughtful from the very beginning of launching of FRDC. On Oct. 26, 2018, we were meeting on this solemn and joyous occasion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co., Ltd. (FRDC) at Kempinski hotel in Beijing.

Regarding the participants in this celebration event, in addition to all FRDC employees, we also invited the heads of governments, universities, along with many partnership firms, also the top management of other Fujitsu’s related subsidiaries in China, besides all of them, and many of ex-employees including important management staff also being invited.

VIP GuestsVIP Guests
The Signatures from GuestsThe Signatures from Guests

The celebration was divided into three parts, which including special speeches, appreciation luncheon and demonstrations of R&D technology achievement.

First of all, Mr. SASAKI, Shigeru, CTO of Fujitsu Limited and CEO of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Chairman of FRDC, has delivered an excellent opening speech to all of the guests. This year is not only the 20th anniversary of the establishment of FRDC, but also the 50th anniversary of Fujitsu Laboratories, therefore CEO Mr. SASAKI introduced the development history of Fujitsu Laboratories, global R&D activities, research principles and company’s mission & responsibilities.

Event Photos

Event Photos

Mr. SASAKI, Shigeru CTO, Fujitsu Limited; CEO, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.; Chairman, FRDC

Mr. SASAKI, Shigeru
CTO, Fujitsu Limited; CEO, Fujitsu
Laboratories Ltd.; Chairman, FRDC

Dr. NAOI, Satoshi, Fellow of Fujitsu Laboratories and President of FRDC, introduced the development history of FRDC in 20 years, including the basic principles of FRDC, review of important memorabilia and major R&D activities, etc.

Mr. KUNISAWA, Arimichi, Corporate Executive Officer, Head of Reason, Fujitsu Limited delivered a speech on “Fujitsu’s New Initiative in Asia Area—Creating a Digital Innovation with Customers”, which introduced the changes and values of the Fujitsu group, and the overview of Fujitsu in Asia as well as in China, also the cases of creating a win-win situation with customers in digital innovations.

Dr. NAOI Satoshi Fellow, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.; President, FRDC

Dr. NAOI Satoshi
Fellow, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.;
President, FRDC

Mr. KUNISAWA, Arimichi

Mr. KUNISAWA, Arimichi
Corporate Executive Officer, Head of
Asia Region, Fujitsu Limited

At the beginning of appreciation luncheon, Mr. GUO Xianyong, the assistant to the head of Chaoyang District Government of Beijing, speeches that FRDC moved into the Chaoyang District from 2001, as a high-tech enterprise and R&D institution, has always been strongly supported by Chaoyang district government. Mr. GUO introduced the excellent investment environment in Chaoyang District and also fully affirmed the contribution of FRDC to the Chaoyang District as well as to the society, as the R&D head-quarter of Fujitsu group in China. Dr. GUO, Jun, Vice President of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and Dr. LI Shutao, President Assistant of Hunan University have guest speeches on behalf of the universities, respectively. They reviewed the cooperation history with FRDC, also congratulated FRDC on its 20 years birthday, and are looking forward to co-create and co-work more in the future.

During the luncheon, the staff prepared a variety of programs to celebrate FRDC’s birthday. All of the employees gathered together to sing the company social song “Foward Fujitsu”, which was created on the occasion of the company’s 15th anniversary. In addition, other performances such as “hand shadow dance”, “Tai Chi ”and “Japanese group, AKB48’s song & dance entitled on “Sakura no Hanabira-Tachi (Cherry-Blossom petals)” had been shown to the guests as well. At the last part of this event, some of the employees sang and danced together, performing the newly created company cheering social song ”Direction of Dreams”. The wonderful programs prepared by the staff of FRDC received a lot of applauses from all of the guest audiences.

Company Social Song《Forward Fujitsu》Company Social Song《Forward Fujitsu》
Dance, Hand ShadowDance, Hand Shadow
Tai Chi PerformanceTai Chi Performance
Dance, Cherry-Blossom PetalsDance, Cherry-Blossom Petals
Company Social Song 《Direction of Dreams》Company Social Song 《Direction of Dreams》

Oulu Echo(Beijing), Sanyou intellectual Property Agency Ltd., Ricoh China and some of senior employees have presented birthday gifts to FRDC. In order to celebrate the FRDC’s 20 years birthday, former chairman Dr. MOCHIDA, Yukou, Former Chairman, Mr. YOSHIKAWA, Seiichi, Former Chairman, Mr. SASAKI, Shigeru, Present Chairman, and Dr. NAOI, Satoshi, Present President, went to the stage to cut the blessing birthday cake for everyone.

Gift from SanyouGift from Sanyou
Cutting Birthday CakeCutting Birthday Cake

After the luncheon, FRDC prepared several recent demonstrations of the achievement of R&D technologies.

With blessings, smiles and happy songs, the 20th anniversary celebration of FRDC ended successfully. Twenty years is a milestone, is a brand new starting as well, from this point, FRDC will continue its challenge and innovation, will constantly keep going with partners and customers to create more and more win-win business!

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communications technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 140,000 Fujitsu group staff support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.1 trillion YEN (US$39 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. For more information, please seehttp://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu R&D Center

Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd. is the first research and development institution with independent legal status in China founded by Fujitsu through investment of 4.4 million US Dollars. The research fields cover full business scope of Fujitsu, including information processing, communications, semiconductor and software service. 

Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd. was established in February of 1998. The operation ranges technology development and transfer of multimedia system hardware, software and semiconductor components and materials, and providing relevant technology service and consultation. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com/cn/frdc/

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E-mail: E-mail: mingzhu@cn.fujitsu.com
Company:Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd.


All company or product names mentioned herein ae trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.

Press Release ID: 2018-10-26
Date: 26 October, 2018
City: Kempinski hotel, Beijing
Company: Fujitsu Research & Development Center Co., Ltd.

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