Eliminate litter from the world using the power of social media
Pirika is the most widely used anti-litter smartphone app, and has over 900,000 users across 108 countries. Over 170 million pieces of litter have been picked up through Pirika. Please visit here for detail.
Design litterless cities using artificial intelligence
Takanome is an AI-based program that maps and measures litter using visual recognition technology. We aim to contribute to designing litterless cities by evaluating anti-litter efforts with our cutting-edge research and providing other consulting services related to urban development. Please visit here for detail.
Reducing Ocean Microplastic Pollution
We have started to develop a method to capture samples of microplastics as they flow toward the sea. Rivers, ports, sewage plants -- every point of outflow has its own unique conditions. We invented Albatross as a flexible research device that can be used under all of these unique conditions. Please visit here for detail.
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Asia Smartphone App Contest 2014 Creative Lifetyle Certificate of Merit / Eco Summit Berlin Eco Summit Award 2013 1st Prize / eco japan cup 2012 / Infinity Ventures Summit 2011 Fall Launch Pad 4th / SF New Tech Japan Night 2nd Prize / Open Network Lab 3rd Best Team Award / others
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