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How Hitachi is Responding to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

An Idea Contest Gives Shape to Employees’ Passion
– Hitachi to Fund 1 Million Dollars for SMEs Affected by COVID-19

In April 2020, Hitachi held its in-house idea contest “Make a Difference! Challenge to COVID-19” and gathered ideas for innovation from employees around the world.

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Hitachi and TJ Morris Announce Technology Partnership

Hitachi and TJ Morris announced a technology partnership to introduce traffic light queueing system at Home Bargains stores to help keep customers safe against COVID-19.

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Cash Prize Winners of First Phase of COVID-19 Data Challenge Announced

The American Heart Association, Hitachi Vantara and BurstIQ announced finalists for global COVID-19 data challenge focused on understanding relationships between COVID-19, health disparities, and other health conditions

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Hitachi to Support Researches for Infectious Diseases through The Hitachi Global Foundation

Hitachi, Ltd. will donate 100 million yen to The Hitachi Global Foundation to support researches on Novel Coronavirus ("COVID-19") and other infectious diseases.

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JR Automation Partners with General Motors to Deploy Medical Mask Assembly Line

JR Automation partners with General Motors to build an entire mask assembly line capable of producing 50,000 masks a day, in less than one week.

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How Hitachi is Responding to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

First and foremost, we would like to wish all those who have been affected by COVID-19 a speedy recovery, and we express our deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones.

We are also very grateful for the efforts by governments, the public and our employees around the world to prevent the further spread of the virus.

Hitachi is committed to do whatever it takes to overcome this crisis.

Hitachi’s Current Management Policies in Response to the Outbreak of COVID-19

President & CEO Toshiaki Higashihara
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