When developing a new product or creating a new business, there is some extent of barrier so it is not always possible to success by only one small/medium size company. SOFTEM is cooperating with collaboration of Universities, Laboratories, Companies of other business area like a manufacturing and government organization in order to provide the best solutions or products to our clients. Now, it is called a "New Partnership" and defined as a business model which is deploying a new business by bringing each individual strength together from companies, universities and others. SOFTEM will continue a challenge for new product development and new business creation as a model of success company of New Partnership by cooperation with various partners who all can maximize own engineering competency.
Kanto Gakuin University(Dr. Yamamoto's office, Department of Network and Multimedia Engineering ),
TOKYO CITY UNIVERSITY ,
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering (Dr. Kosugi's office),
RIKEN Plant Science Center Morphogenesis Research Group ,
NIED(National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention), Frontier Research for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation
Partner Government Organization
Institute of Industrial Promotion Kawasaki - Department of New Business Promotion
IDEC Yokohama - Department of Business Management Support
Office Security Control System
PASMaster, which is a office security control system applying a Felica technology widely used in a transportation contactless card and a cellular phone, has been jointly developed with Dr. Yamamoto of the Department of network and multimedia engineering of Kanto Gakuin University, and Taisei Co. since May 2007, And November 2007. its sales promotion started for companies who is planning to get an award of a Privacy mark or renew its system, and child pre-schools, hospitals, laboratories and others.
- ※ FeliCa is a contactless IC card technology developed by SONY.
- ※ FeliCa is a registered trade mark of SONY.
Early Disaster Detection Information System
The joint research and development for "Quick-eye", which is an optical disaster early detection system, with the Department of Frontier Research for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation of NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention) started since March 2003. In 2006, the system was completed by the effort of academic-industry cooperation with the Tokyo Institute of Technology Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering and the Institute of Technology Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and its empirical experiment was successfully conducted on the building of the Institute of Industrial Promotion Kawasaki and the 3rd building of Kawasaki city hall.
Chemical Material Control System
In December 2002 the joint development for the ChemWatcher started with Dr. Demura's office of RIKEN Plant Science Center Morphogenesis Research Group after the information exchange about joint development was held with Dr. Wada, the director, and other members of the RIKEN Yokohama by an intermediate of the Institute of Industrial Promotion Yokohama (Now renamed to IDEC Yokohama) in November 2002. After the pilot test was carried out successfully at Dr. Demura's office from April 2003 thru February 2004, its sales promotion started since March 2004 and it has been delivered to many clients (RIKEN Plant Science Center, CANON advanced technology research center, Ezaki Glico Central Research Laboratory, Environmental Chemical Engineering office of the Department of Applied Material and Life Science of Kanto Gakuin University, Department of Ecomaterials Engineering of Toyama National College of Technology, Kirin Brewery Laboratory and more than ten laboratories and companies).
PC POS System
In April 2001, POSStation which is a PC based cash register was developed by the academic-industry cooperation of Dr. Watanuki's office of the Department of Network and Information of the Senshu University and the Hachioji Department of Information Technology of the Nippon Engineering College. 15 sets have been sold to 8 companies.