Research & Development
The IHI Group has formulated a clear strategy to develop technologies by drawing on its collective strengths while sharing the medium- to long-term R&D direction throughout the Group.
This strategy focuses R&D based to the three megatrends of “Diversifying Social Infrastructure”, “Accelerating toward advanced information and communication era”, “Increasingly Complex Global Economy”, and also encompasses technological areas that are group-wide priorities.
Social development will be led by the efforts to increase the production efficiency, to reduce the environmental load, and to create new business model using advanced ICT. IHI Group continues to cultivate new contributions to society.
R&D underpins a technology-driven IHI Group.
IHI Group Technology Focus Areas
Applied Technologies to Enhance Products and Services
ICT and Robotics / Energy Management Technology / Numerical Analysis and Optimization Technology / Advanced Manufacturing and Productive Process InnovationTechnology / Rotating Machinery Technology / Chemical Process Technology
Structural StrengthTechnology / MaterialTechnology / CombustionTechnology / Heat and FluidTechnology /Vibration and Machine ElementTechnology / Welding and BondingTechnology / Control and ElectronicTechnology
Technology Focuses for the Future
- Developing core technologies and product lines for the hydrogen and ammonia value chains to cater for the needs of a low-carbon society
- Using robotics, the Internet ofThings, and artificial intelligence to integrate predictive and learning technologies to materialize smart factories, systems, and societies that optimally accommodate demand and supply, climate change, and production efficiencies.