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INTERNATIONAL ROBOT EXHIBITION 2017 (iREX2017)
~The Robot Revolution Has Begun - Toward Heartwarming Society~
OutlineiREX2017 will be held under the theme, “The Robot Revolution Has Begun –Toward Heartwarming Society-” with an aspiration to have people and robots coexist and collaborate in order to create a more people-friendly society. The exhibition scale is going to expand mainly in the industrial robot zone, and a wide range of service robots such as nursing care, infrastructure / disaster response, communication, agricultural fields is going to be widely exhibited.
【Features of the International Robot Exhibition】
■One of the World’s Largest Robot Trade Shows
iREX first held in 1974, has since been held once every two years and will mark its 22nd exhibition this year. In the last exhibition held in 2015, the number of exhibitors was 446 companies and organizations, and the number of booths reached 1,882 which is the largest number ever. This included 57 companies and organizations from 13 countries as exhibitors from overseas. The total number of visitors exceeded 120,000 people, and the exhibition is capturing attention as one of the world’s largest robot trade shows attracting around 7,000 people from 55 overseas countries.
■Gathering the Latest Robot Technology and Products from Around the Globe
The exhibition will bring together the latest technology and related products of robot manufacturers and robot-related companies in “land of the robotics” Japan and from countries around the world, to promote business talks and opportunities to exchange technology among visitors from in and out of Japan. The exhibition will transmit information globally on the next-generation robot technology supporting advanced intelligence and information.
■An Array of Programs Tailored to Needs
In addition to various forums and international symposiums by specialists, exhibitors will hold workshops to introduce their latest products and technology every day throughout the term.
VenueTokyo Big Sight, East Hall 1,2,3,4,5,6
3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Organizer/SponsorJapan Robot Association (JARA)
THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN, LTD
Supporter/ Sponsorship/CollaborationMinistry of Economy, Trade and Industry / Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare / Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport / Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications / Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology / British Embassy Tokyo / Japan Chamber of Commerce / New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) / Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) / Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) (To be confirmed)
Number of visitors in the previous year121,422 visitors