MOU to Start Exclusive Negotiations on Supply of Proton Beam Therapy System to Hospital No. 63 in Moscow, Russia

Tokyo, December 26, 2013 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Group of Companies European Medical Center (GEMC) in the Russian Federation,on the supply of a proton beam therapy system to hospital No. 63 in Moscow. Based on the MOU, Hitachi and GEMC will enter into exclusive negotiations with the aim of reaching a formal contract by the end of March 2014.