HACARUS Declared Winner of the Daikin Innovation Pitch Challenge 2021

HACARUS Declared Winner Of The Daikin Innovation Pitch Challenge 2021

HACARUS wins pitch contest for innovative ideas related to heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning services and solutions fit for the remote/hybrid indoor working environment

May 18th, 2022 – Kyoto, Japan – HACARUS INC, the leading provider of big insights from small data, was awarded the grand prize of the Berkeley SkyDeck Daikin Innovation Pitch Challenge 2021.

In the age of Industry 4.0, HACARUS proposed solution strives to put customers in control with its end-to-end platform for predictive maintenance. Powered by HACARUS’ proprietary technology, the proposal aimed to provide a complete maintenance and management tool, that in addition to being far faster than conventional approaches also helps reduce the energy consumption, leading to reduced environmental impact. 

As the winner, HACARUS has the opportunity to collaborate with Daikin Open Innovation Lab Silicon Valley to create a proof of concept, with the guidance of seasoned industry professionals. Moving forward, HACARUS will continue to search for innovative ways to apply its core AI technologies to create a brighter future for everyone. 


HACARUS INC. provides big insights from small data and has since its founding in 2014 supplied solutions in 100+ AI projects across the Medical and Manufacturing fields. Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, and backed by Osaka Gas and Miyako Capital (Kyoto University) among others, its technology enables humans to make better, faster, and more reliable decisions, based on data-driven insights. HACARUS’ proprietary AI engine is built using Sparse Modeling, a method that understands data like a human would – by its unique key features and is far more resource, time, and energy-efficient when compared to Deep Learning. To learn more, visit https://hacarus.com 

About Daikin Open Innovation Lab Silicon Valley

Daikin is one of the worlds leading providers of HVAC technology. Through innovative challenges, the organization is working towards a better future in the fields of energy, the environment, comfortable air, and smart living. Daikin Open Innovation Lab Silicon Valley is looking to collaborate with companies from around the work in order to promote clean air initiatives on a global scale. To learn more, visit the official website at https://www.dsv.daikin.com/

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