Fruits of Hokkaido University-Hitachi collaboration

Recently, a public health initiative involving a Hokkaido University-Hitachi collaboration has significantly reduced the number of underweight births in the city of Iwamizawa, Japan.

The following two articles on Nature Portfolio features the successful study in Iwamizawa as well as a conversation between Professor Kiyohiro Houkin, President of Hokkaido University, Dr. Norihiro Suzuki, Chief Technology Officer at Hitachi, and Dr. Hideaki Koizumi, Emeritus Fellow of Hitachi, discussing the history of the collaboration and future plans towards innovations with local and global impact.

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