New London Office for Co-creation of Digital Solutions in Europe

London, April 20, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) and Hitachi Europe, Ltd. (“Hitachi Europe”) today announced the new London office of the Global Center for Social Innovation–Europe (CSI-Europe) in the city of London. This new dedicated research facility represents the second regional Hitachi R&D centre outside of Japan to offer Hitachi's collaborative creation process, NEXPERIENCE(1), for the development of innovative solutions together with business partners. The launch of this research facility also coincides with the arrival of Hitachi’s humanoid service robot, EMIEW3, in Europe for research.(2)