HACARUS wins the Grand Prize at the “Kyoto Wisdom Entrepreneurship Awards 2023”

HACARUS Wins The Grand Prize At The “Kyoto Wisdom Entrepreneurship Awards 2023”

July, 25, 2023, Kyoto, Japan – HACARUS, on a mission to bring the next generation of instruments to every industry, has been awarded the Grand Prize at the “Kyoto Wisdom Entrepreneurship Awards 2023.” HACARUS is led by CEO Kenshin Fujiwara and is headquartered in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City. The award ceremony took place on July 25th at The Westin Miyako Kyoto Hotel.

“We are extremely honored to have received the Grand Prize at the ‘Kyoto Wisdom Entrepreneurship Awards.’ Since our founding, HACARUS has been dedicated to the pursuit of measurement  in various industrial domains, utilizing cutting-edge technologies such as AI to create value from data and contribute to society. This award is a significant recognition of our accomplishments and holds great meaning for us. We will continue to fulfill our responsibilities as a recipient of the Grand Prize in the ‘Kyoto Wisdom Entrepreneurship Awards’ and remain committed to providing value to a wider audience. We sincerely ask for your continued support and cooperation.” said Kenshin Fujiwara, CEO and founder. 

The “Kyoto Wisdom Entrepreneurship Awards 2023” is an entrepreneurship discovery project organized by the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It aims to recognize and commend startups and entrepreneurs who tackle social challenges in fields such as energy, environment, food, health, and education with innovative approaches and methods. The awards were established with the purpose of discovering and nurturing entrepreneurs who will contribute to the future economy of Kyoto, and many companies participate as supporters.

In this Grand Prize, HACARUS was recognized for its AI applications that support KY (Hazard Prediction) activities in industries such as construction and manufacturing, including “HACARUS Workplace Safety for KY.” Additionally, its AI visual inspection system “HACARUS Check” and diagnostic support AI platform “HACARUS MD” were praised for their high accuracy and low environmental impact, utilizing minimal amounts of data. Encouraged by the award, HACARUS plans to utilize the provided grants and matching support to accelerate the development and deployment of these products and services, aiming to expand their impact in Kyoto and globally.


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

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