Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2016 Announced for Berlin

Berlin, November 23, 2016 --- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that it is bringing its global series of Social Innovation Forums to Berlin on Tuesday 29th November 2016. It will take place at Ewerk, one of Germany’s oldest preserved power plants, in the centre of Berlin. The Forum will demonstrate how businesses can take advantage of the many new opportunities being created though Social Innovation in the IoT (Internet of Things) era.

The Hitachi Social Innovation Forum in Berlin builds on the success of the previous Forum held in Munich in 2015. It forms part of a wider series taking place across Europe since 2013 as well as various regions throughout the world. The Forum introduces Hitachi Group’s wide range of solutions and technologies such as smart cities, energy and healthcare to a Europe-wide audience. Over 150 industry leaders, professionals, government officials and academics will attend to explore the key themes and opportunities presented by the role of ‘co-creation’ and the IoT in developing new solutions to business challenges faced today.