Nidec Shin-Kawasaki Technology Center

The objective of the laboratory is to enhance and fortify basic research and expand the field of applied studies

Functions and Roles

"Nidec Shin-Kawasaki Technology Center" aims to enhance and fortify basic research and expand the field of applied studies.

Its concept is to function as "a world-leading motor research and development base suitable for the world's No.1 manufacturer of comprehensive drive technology". The Development Center's mission is comprised of the following three objectives.

  1. As the technical driving force for the Nidec Group's global growth,
  2. 1. Enhance Nidec’s fundamental R&D capability and competence in applied technology to create high-value-added products.
  3. 2. Serve as a hub to create technological synergies with our group companies around the world.
  4. 3. Train researchers and engineers to be world-class experts through research activities.

Bases and Research System

The Laboratory is based in Japan (Kawasaki City) and Taiwan. With the aim of becoming a high-level global institute, it employs holders of doctorate degrees and foreign researchers. The following seven departments of the research system engage in a wide range of development and applied studies of next-generation motors.

Research System of the Research and Development Center

Nidec Shin-Kawasaki Technology Center

Nidec Shin-Kawasaki Technology Center was founded in June 2012, and started its operations in January 2014. With four floors above ground and two floors below ground (17,953m²), and state-of-art motor research equipment, the Center engages in researches everyday to create “seeds” of future technologies.

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