ABOUT

COMPANY

Company NameMiraiKikai, Inc.
Established24th March 2004
Capital30 million JPY
Board of Directors CEO :
Tohru Miyake
Director :
Jiro Fukui
Director/CSO :
Oki Yamamoto
External Director :
Akihiko Nagata
External Director :
Taro Kinoshita
Auditor :
Masaharu Nakanishi
Major Shareholders Real Tech Fund
Shikoku Electric Power Co., Inc.
Primary Business ●R&D, Manufacture, Sales and Contracted Research into Robotics, Mechatronics, and 3D laser sensors
●Technical Consulting
Locations
Takamatsu Head Office
202 NEXT Kagawa, 2217-44 Hayashi, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan (Post code: 761-0301) Googlemap
Tokyo Office
Centre Of Garage Building, 1-16-3 Yokogawa, Sumida, Tokyo, Japan (Post code: 130-0003) Googlemap

Milestones

  • MiraiKikai was founded by Tohru Miyake and a group of fellow students at Kagawa University
    At the time, Tohru was the youngest person to be selected as a researcher by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

  • Exhibited the Autonomous Window Cleaning Robot “WallWalker” at the 2005 World Exposition in Aichi, Japan

  • The Autonomous Window Cleaning Robot “Wall Walker” received the Good Design Award 2007

  • First capital injection from purchase of equity in the company
    by Real Tech Fund

  • Received funding commercialization support for Seed-stage Technology-based Startups (STS) from NEDO

  • Mr. Akihiko Nagata from Real Tech Fund came on board as an external director

  • Received the Real Tech Venture of the Year award (Growth Category)

  • Solar Panel Cleaning Robot Type 1 released

  • Chosen as a NEDO New Energy Ventures, Revolutionary New Business

  • Solar Panel Cleaning Robot Type 1 awarded the Good Design Award 2017

  • 7bn JPY capital injection from Shikoku Electric Power Company, and others

  • Mr. Taro Kinoshita, of Real Tech Fund appointed as an external director

  • Dr. Miyake Awarded the Takamatsu Chamber of Commerce Award for Outstanding Achievements

  • Type 2 robot for Mega-Solar Projects released