Hitachi and Tokyo Institute of Technology partner to develop the skills of new engineers

Tokyo, September 12th, 2013 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced it is holding the first European training course aimed at assisting with human resource development for the nuclear industry in the Republic of Lithuania in mid-October this year. The course is being run jointly with the Tokyo Institute of Technology and includes instructors from both organizations being posted to Lithuania. Although being held at Kaunas University of

Technology, one of Lithuania’s leading universities, the training is not restricted only to students of that inst itution. Rather, the approximately 50 participants will also include students in the entire Baltic States specializing in nuclear power, and researchers from other inst itutions involved in the nuclear industry.