The first day of lectures for the “Introductory Lectures for Entry into Solar Cell Industry,” which are being offered to local company engineers and managers, was held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the Oita Industrial Research Institute.
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Hosted by the Promotion Conference of Oita of OITA LSI Cluster and APU’s Asia Pacific Innovation Management Center (AP-IMAC), these lectures aim to give an in-depth analysis of the current state of the solar cell industry in terms of technology, systems, and business. They also introduce case studies of businesses that have entered or are planning to enter the solar cell industry, and bring all of the information together through panel discussions.
The topics and lecturers from the first day were as follows:
An audience of nearly 100 people was captivated by Professor Nakata’s lecture about the “Fundamentals of Solar Cells and Modules,” which examined the current state of the solar cell industry, the mechanisms behind solar cells, and the different types of solar cells that exist.
The second day of lectures will be held on Friday, November 24, 2010 at the same location. Building on the first day of lectures that covered technological aspects of solar cells, these lectures will focus on relevant management and strategic perspectives, using case studies of companies that have successfully entered the solar cell industry.