Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH

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Role in Project
Partner

Country
Germany

Organization Type
Large Entity

Link on Website:

https://www.mitsuichemicals.com

Established in 1997. (Original foundation was 1912.). Mitsui Chemicals is one of major chemical companies in worldwide. Turnover in 2019 is 11.1 billion €. Numbers of employees are 17,743 globally. Among them, we have about 3,100 employees and 28 affiliate companies here in Europe. Main business areas are automotive, healthcare, food & packages, basic materials, and next generation business. Our main business activities are
production and sales for chemical products and resins mainly, and we have started the following business in the next generation business sector after we established “Robot Materials Business Development Division” four years ago.
1. Development and production of robot parts which relate to the topics of lightweight and the improvement of softness contributing to a safety and a reducing energy consumption based on our polymer knowledges.
2. Providing solutions to the robot industries by utilizing our value chains (material design, process design, CAD/CAM design, mold design, prototyping, low volume – high volume production, evaluation & validation).
Core competence of Mitsui Chemicals is that we have many varieties of polymers such as polyurethane and polyolefin and we have the material technologies which can control and design these materials density or modulus freely. We are providing optimised plastic components and solutions to robotic industries based on our core competence.

The SoftGrip Project Team

Kenji Iida Mitsui

MITSUI

Kenji Iida
Manager of new business development - Principal Investigator

Tsutomu Tawa Mitsui

MITSUI

Tsutomu Tawa
Director of Robot Material Business Development Department - Business Development

Raj Kumar Jain Mitsui

MITSUI

Raj Kumar Jain
Deputy Director of Corporate Planning - Representative of Administration

Keiko Sakaguchi Mitsui

MITSUI

Keiko Sakaguchi
Manager of Robot Material Business Development Department - Business Development

Masakazu Kageoka Mitsui

MITSUI

Masakazu Kageoka
Senior Researcher of Synthesis Chemicals Laboratory - R&D

Hiroshi Kanayama Mitsui

MITSUI

Hiroshi Kanayama
Group Leader of Synthesis Chemicals Laboratory - R&D

The SoftGrip Project Team

Kenji Iida Mitsui

MITSUI

Kenji Iida
Manager of new business development - Principal Investigator

Raj Kumar Jain Mitsui

MITSUI

Raj Kumar Jain
Deputy Director of Corporate Planning - Representative of Administration

Masakazu Kageoka Mitsui

MITSUI

Masakazu Kageoka
Senior Researcher of Synthesis Chemicals Laboratory - R&D

Tsutomu Tawa Mitsui

MITSUI

Tsutomu Tawa
Director of Robot Material Business Development Department - Business Development

Keiko Sakaguchi Mitsui

MITSUI

Keiko Sakaguchi
Manager of Robot Material Business Development Department - Business Development

Hiroshi Kanayama Mitsui

MITSUI

Hiroshi Kanayama
Group Leader of Synthesis Chemicals Laboratory - R&D

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Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA),
The BioRobotics Institute
V.Le R. Piaggio, 34
56025 Pontedera,
Italy

info@softgrip-project.eu

 

Project Management

Project Coordinator
Matteo Cianchetti
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA), The BioRobotics Institute

Project Manager
Martina Maselli
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA), The BioRobotics Institute

Dissemination & Exploitation Manager
Marianna Vari
Twi Ellas Astiki Mi Kerdoskopiki Etaireia

Project Info

Starting date: January 2021
Duration: 36 months
Funding: ~ 3 M€
Coordinator: Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA),
The BioRobotics Institute
Partners: 6 from 5 EU countries

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 101017054