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The prize of excellence at the 29th small- and medium-sized enterprises new technology and new product award

Video type WebRTC contact center “Moshi Moshi Interactive” received a prize of excellence at the 29th small- and medium-sized enterprises new technology and new product award. This award is sponsored by Resona small and medium-sized enterprises Foundation and THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN, LTD. “Moshi Moshi Interactive” is one of the popular services provided by NEURONET Inc.. (Machida city Tokyo, Hirofumi Maekawa CEO, 042-785-4737 https://www.neuronet.co.jp). NEURONET Inc. provides Web meeting/TV conference/Contact center on smartphone services.

Resona small and medium-sized enterprises Foundation and THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN, LTD. commends remarkable “new technology and new product” and “new software” developed by small- and medium-sized enterprises every year since 1988 as “small- and medium-sized enterprises new technology and new product award」”. It is aiming to contribute to the development of the technology of middle-sized companies and prosperity of Japanse industries.

This award is aiming to commend cutting-edge technology and new products which seems to play the role of pioneer and contribute to Japanese industry and society, and also seems to be very superior in quality, originality, technology, and marketability.

“Moshi Moshi Interactive” is a video type cloud contact center solution which enables you to talk with customers real-time through video chat. With “Moshi Moshi Interactive”, you can communicate not only by voice but also by video and text chat. This is revolutionary to the call center industry which normally communicates with customers only by voice. As customer and contact staff talk face-to-face, this communication tool makes it easy for both staff and customer to understand each other and raise the company’s reliability.

To reach the customer support, normally customers have to open the company’s website and call to the number on it or send an e-mail to the mail address on it or send an inquiry form by themselves. But with “Moshi Moshi Interactive”, the customers can reach the call center directly by just clicking the button on the website. “Moshi Moshi Interactive” realizes much easier and quicker customer support service.


Going-global Innovations Competition The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Venture Technology Special prize

“Moshi Moshi Interactive” was highly evaluated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government as a revolutionary and promising product.

“Going-global Innovations Competition” is aiming to promote the development of new products and services and development of sales channels by commending revolutionary and promising product and services developed by middle-sized companies with their technologies towards the middle- long term business opportunity that would start from 2020 Tokyo Olympic games.

This award is given by the minister of the Tokyo metropolitan government after selected by the examination board of experts and knowledgeable people from each industry. The points are “newness and creativeness”, “degree of completion”, “originality”, “marketability”, “potential for growth” etc.


Selected as the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Trial Order System (New project pioneer)

“Moshi Moshi Interactive” was selected as an excellent product which the Tokyo metropolitan government will order and use.

As “Tokyo Metropolitan Government Trial Order system”, the Tokyo metropolitan government select some products. They promote those products and order the part of them as trial and evaluate. It is aiming to support the spreading of the new and excellent products which are developed by middle-sized companies. For the awards this time, there were 95 applicants and 13 products were selected after discussion at examination board including outside experts. “Moshi Moshi Interactive” was recognized as an excellent product in the Service department. Neuronet.Inc received a certificate as a Tokyo Metropolitan Accredited Business Operator.


Selected two products as Machida City Trial Order System

“SaasBoard” and “Moshi Moshi Interactive” was recognized as excellent products which Machida city will order and use.

Machida city holds “Machida City Trial Order System” in which Machida city select products and promote them and order the part of the products for trial and evaluate in order to support spreading of the new and excellent products which are developed by the middle-sized company in Machida city. This was the fourth time, and NEURONET’s services “Moshi Moshi Interactive” and “SaasBoard” were selected as excellent products at the same time and received certificates from Machida city.

Web meeting system “SaasBoard” was highly evaluated for these points: The great usability that users can share multiple contents for a low price. The expectation of improving the production efficiency and work-life balance by teleworking (work from home).

Video type call center system “Moshi Moshi Interactive” was highly evaluated for these points: the realization of a face-to-face explanation and support for order on Web and tablet/smartphone through mutual video chat which has been impossible for call center and EC business before. The expectation to realize “O-mo-te-na-shi support” as a face-to-face interpreter and guide in the Olympic/Paralympic games in 2020 to foreign visitors.


The Best Innovation award for “Moshi Moshi Interactive” at ASPIC Cloud Award

“Moshi Moshi Interactive” was highly evaluated as a cloud service which will lead the revolution of future society.

ASPIC Cloud Award is aiming to make cloud services as information infrastructure by commending Japanese ASP/SaaS/cloud services which are excellent and contribute to society and increase the number of not only developers but also users of cloud services. “Moshi Moshi Interactive” was awarded because it was thought to be a cloud service which will lead the revolution of future society.

The review was done with fair eyes. To ensure fairness and transparency, all evaluation points were demonstrated in advance and selection board member was chosen from knowledgeable people who had no interests with cloud business operator nor users.

The outstanding performance award at The 2nd Open Innovation Contest “from the Toyosu port”

Newness, possibility, the potential for growth were highly evaluated.

NTT DATA Corporation (Tokyo Koto-Ku Toyosu, Toshio Iwasaki CEO) held the 2nd Open Innovation Contest “from the Toyosu port” (2015.8.27) and announced the award winner. NEURONET received the outstanding performance award.

This contest is aiming to accelerate the active creation of new businesses by open innovation. NTT DATA recruit ideas of open innovation businesses that benefit venture companies, clients of NTT DATA and NTT DATA, and commend the excellent ones.

The evaluation criteria are:
Newness: contains innovative ideas
Possibility: possible to realize
Competitive superiority: can differentiate from competitors
The potential for growth: grow in the future
Business scale: how big it would grow in the future
Needs: match the needs of clients
Synergy: synergy with NTT DATA

The member of Open Innovation Contest evaluation board
Chairman Shuichiro Yamamoto (professor of Nagoya University, Doctor of engineering)
Shuji Honjo (Tama university guest professor, CEO of Honjo office(business consultant)
Koji Ozawa (Global Catalyst Partners managing principal and co-founder)
Tamio Nishizawa (General incorporated association open Innovation promote conference Board chairperson)
Koji Baba (NTT Docomo ventures Managing Director)

The special prize at the 10th CSAJ Alliance Grand Award

Originality and quality of technology were highly evaluated.

Incorporated association Computer Software Association (Tokyo Minato-ku, Chairman: Shigefumi Wada/ OBIC BUSINESS CONSULTANTS CO., LTD. CEO) announced award winners of the 10th CSAJ Alliance Grand Award at the general meeting 2013 (2013.6.12) (CSAJ news release) NEURONET received Alliance Grand Award special prize.

CSAJ Alliance Grand Award was founded in 2003 in order to increase entrepreneurs motivation and support to create Japanese companies which can realize a breakthrough in the market. CSAJ Alliance Business Society which mainly aiming for the training of venture companies sponsors the Alliance business meetup, where companies give their presentation. These awards were given to selected presentations during the year. The winners were selected by considering the following points: business collaboration after the presentation, potential business collaboration, the number of inquiries, future prospects, marketability, technology, and strong entrepreneur spirit.

The evaluation criteria were:
The situation and results of collaboration after the presentation (3-6 months)
The marketability (the scale of the market, market prospect and expected growth) of products and services
The newness (originality, innovativeness, and novelty) of products and services
Technology (research and development of new technology) of products and services
The review of the presentation by other companies (the skill of presentation and entrepreneur spirit)

The member of CSAJ Alliance Grand Awards Evaluation Board
Chairman Hayato Yamana (Professor of Faculty of Science and
Engineering, Waseda University)


The Advanced Technology Prize at ASP/SaaS/Cloud Award 2012

Web meeting/Web collaboration system SaasBoard was commended as the most excellent cloud service using advanced and high technology.

NPO ASP/SaaS/Cloud Consortium (ASPIC) commended Web meeting/Web collaboration system SaasBoard as the Advanced Technology Prize at the 6th ASP/SaaS/Cloud Award 2012.

NPO ASP/SaaS/Cloud Consortium (ASPIC) commends ASP/SaaS/Cloud services which are excellent and contribute to society in order to support the spreading of business operators and users. The ultimate goal is to establish cloud services as an information infrastructure. This award is to activates ASP/SaaS/Cloud related industries and contributes to the healthy development of information infrastructure and thus the development of the Japanese economy.

Honorer
NPO ASP/SaaS/Cloud Consortium (ASPIC)

The purpose of the Awards
To commend cloud services which are ASP\SaaS\Cloud services developed in Japan, excellent, benefit society and contributing to the healthy development of information infrastructure and the Japanese economy.

Supporter
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, General incorporated foundation Foundation for Multimedia Communications
Foundation Internet association, Local Authorities Systems Development Center
General incorporated foundation Kansai information center, General incorporated foundation The Association for Promotion of Public Local Information
Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Kyushu Human Media Creation Center, System Research & Development Institute of Japan
Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, General incorporated association Chiba Chamber of Commerce and Industry Federation
General incorporated association Kanagawa Information services industry Association, an Incorporated association Chiba Information services industry Association
Public Interest Incorporated Association Saitama Information services industry Association, The Society of Socio-Informatics
General incorporated association Japan Software Industry Association, Japan Software Party Association
Information Industries and Market News, THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN, LTD.
BCN INC., ITmedia Inc.

Our company’s page on ASPIC ASP/SaaS Award 2012
Our company’s page on ASPIC ASP/SaaS Award 2012 is Here


Selected at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Trial Order System

SaasBoard was selected at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Trial Order System 2011

SaasBoard recognized as the pioneer of new business areas by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government based on Local Autonomy Act (16th Cabinet Order in 1947).

This recognition is a trial order system which the Tokyo Metropolitan Government select the small- middle-sized companies in Tokyo who develop excellent and novelty products as the pioneers of new business areas and order their products for trial and evaluate.

Recognition by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government

The purpose of recognition
To select the products which are the novelty and excellent as pass the criteria set by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

The evaluation conditions
Has different usage from existing products
Contribute to usability and quality of life etc.
The possibility of production and selling
Potential usage in the Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Our company’s page on the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Trial Order
Our company’s page on the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Trial Order is Here


Received outstanding performance prize at the 23rd Small and medium-sized enterprises’ excellent new technology and new products Award by Resona small and medium-sized enterprises Foundation

SaasBoarad was commended as the new technology and new products which played the leading role in Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises areas and contributing to the Japanese society and industries.

Resona small and medium-sized enterprises Foundation and THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN, LTD. commended the Web meeting system/Web collaboration system SaasBoard as Outstanding performance prize at the 23rd Small and medium-sized enterprises’ excellent new technology and new products Award.

Resona small and medium-sized enterprises Foundation and THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN, LTD. set “the small and medium‐sized enterprises Excellent new technology and new products prize” in 1988 in order to contribute to the prosperity of the Japanese industry by supporting the development of technology by small and medium‐sized enterprises. They commend excellent “new technology and new products” and “new software” developed by small and medium‐sized enterprises every year.

Honorer
Resona small and medium-sized enterprises Foundation, THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN, LTD.

The purpose of the Awards
To commend new technology and new products which are the pioneer in Japanese small and medium‐sized enterprises area and contribute to Japanese industry and society. Also excellent in quality, creativity, technology, and marketability.

The evaluation criteria
Being the following information processing system, working and got good results.
The new technology and new products which played the leading role in Japanese small and medium‐sized enterprises area and surely contributing to Japanese industry and society
The new technology and new products which seems to contribute to the development of technology in Japanese industries
The new technology and new products which is very superior in quality, originality, and marketability

Our company’s page on Resona small and medium-sized enterprises Foundation
Our company’s page on Resona small and medium-sized enterprises Foundation is Here


Selected at the Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center Business possibility evaluation & support exploiting market business selection

Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center selected SaasBoard to give continued support. The potential for growth and future prospects were highly evaluated.

■ SaasBoard were selected for 2 selections at the same time
1. Business possibility evaluation: evaluation of the new business plan and selected as the business to support its commercialization.
2. Support exploiting market business: selected as the business for continued support to exploit the new market by the foundation

Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center will support continuously to the companies selected by the evaluation board consisted of 10 members including outside experts.

Business possibility evaluation:
To evaluate and give advice about the possibility of commercialization to companies who have a new business plan by experts from each industry. The business plan with high potential for growth and future prospects are selected, and the foundation will support it continuously.
Support exploiting market business:
To give continued support to find a new market by “The business navigator” from Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center introducing positively excellent products and high technology of small and medium‐sized enterprises to the trading companies or manufacturer.

Selector
Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center

Our company’s page on Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center
Our company’s page on Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center is Here


The Japanese Government commended us at the Information Promotion Month Chairman Award 2010

Our company was highly evaluated for our contribution to Japan’s informatization and technology, social ripple effect, innovativeness, safety, and reliability.

We received Information Promotion Month Chairman Award by “the Information Promotion Month conference” consist of Cabinet Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism on 1st October 2010.

The concerned government agencies such as Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Cabinet Office, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Finance、Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism ) determined that October as “the Information Promotion Month” in 1972 and have held a wide range of events in October every year to encourage citizens to understand informatization. As a part of these “the Information Promotion Month” events, the concerned government agencies commend individuals or companies who contribute informatization a lot in order to promote informatization and contribute to citizens’ understanding and recognition of informatization.

Honorer Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry List of Officials of Commerce and Information Policy Bureau and the Information Promotion Month Chairman

The purpose of the Awards
To commend information processing system that contributes to the promotion of Japanese informatization by improving citizens’ health/education/culture or enhancement of functionality and rationalization of business management. Also, that is excellent in technology, social ripple effect, innovativeness, safety, reliability.

The evaluation criteria
Being an information processing system matches at least one of the following points and currently working and got successful results.
A. Contribute to citizens’ health such as medical and health care.
B. Contribute to the improvement of education and culture.
C. Contribute to the improvement of social environments such as environmental issue, pollution prevention, enhancement of functionality of transportation, disaster prevention, urban development.
D. Contribute to the enhancement of functionality of industries and development of citizens’ economy such as modernization of small and medium‐sized enterprises, rationalization of circulation, enhancement of functionality of business management.
E. Contribute to strengthening the industrial competitiveness by improving the efficiency of IT investment.
F. Contribute to the enhancement of functionality and rationalization of administration.
G. Contribute to the improvement of everyday life such as leisure development.
H. Contribute to the promotion of international informatization.

a.Technologically original and superior to existing ones.
b.Has a huge social ripple effect.
c.Very innovative.
d.Economical.
e.Safe and reliable

Introduction note about Award winner’s achievement
SaaS type Web meeting/Web collaboration system. It enables seamless information sharing among remote participants by using creative “whiteboard function”. This function made it possible to share videos, pictures, files, etc. The introduction cost is cheap and already used 3000ID so far. This system hugely contributes to the promotion of Japan’s informatization by promoting telework, cost cut of the business trip and reducing disparities between local and central, environment load.


Received encouragement award at the 7th CSAJ Alliance Grand Award

Originality and high technology were highly evaluated

Incorporated association Computer Software Association (Tokyo Minato-ku、Chairman:Shigefumi Wada/OBIC BUSINESS CONSULTANTS CO., LTD. CEO) announced the winner of “The 7th CSAJ Alliance Grand Award” at the general meeting in 2010 (2010.6.9) (CSAJ news release) NEURONET received the encouragement award of Alliance Grand Award.

CSAJ Alliance Grand Award was founded in 2003 in order to increase entrepreneurs motivation and support to create Japanese companies which can realize a breakthrough in the market. CSAJ Alliance Business Society which mainly aiming for the training of venture companies sponsors the Alliance business meetup, where companies give their presentation. These awards were given to selected presentations during the year. The winners were selected by considering the following points: business collaboration after the presentation, potential business collaboration, the number of inquiries, future prospects, marketability, technology, and strong entrepreneur spirit.

The evaluation criteria
The evaluation criteria were:
The situation and results of collaboration after the presentation (3-6 months)
The marketability (the scale of the market, market prospect and expected growth) of products and services
The newness (originality, innovativeness, and novelty) of products and services
Technology (research and development of new technology) of products and services
The review of the presentation by other companies (the skill of presentation and entrepreneur spirit)

The member of CSAJ Alliance Grand Awards Evaluation Board
Chairman Nanohiko (Ichiro Inoue) professor emeritus of Tama University
Member  Kenji Fujita Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. Personal Computer agency head chief
〃   Tamio Nishizawa Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN. New Business Development Department Project Manager
〃   Hiroaki Takeichi Communications and innovation network Association of Japan Executive Director
〃   Kazushi Sugiura Sugiura Engineering Consulting Office (computer science) Professional Engineer


Other Awards/recognitions

Received Noguchi Award/Best Paper Award by Information Processing Society of Japan DICOMO
Received Noguchi Award/Best Paper Award at the same time by Information Processing Society of Japan DICOMO at “Multimedia, Dispersion, Cooperation, Mobile Symposium”. The technical innovativeness and the excellence at contributing society were highly evaluated.

Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA) recognized us at Mitou IT business recognition
Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA) selected us to be a super creator at “Mitou IT Human resources excavation/human resource development program”.
“Mitou IT Human resources excavation/human resource development program” is the program which develops the young outstanding talent who has creative ideas and technic and ability to realize them (super creator) with the project manager who has excellent ability and career (PM2).