SCSK HAS ENTERED AN AGREEMENT WITH CITRINE INFORMATICS TO DISTRIBUTE THE CITRINE PLATFORM TO ENABLE CUSTOMERS IN JAPAN TO LEVERAGE CITRINE’S AWARD-WINNING AI-DRIVEN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM.
July 25, 2022 — REDWOOD CITY, Calif., TOKYO, Japan — SCSK has entered into a definitive agreement with Citrine Informatics to distribute and support the Citrine Platform for AI-driven product, formulations, and materials development to customers in Japan.
The Citrine Platform combines AI and smart materials data infrastructure to accelerate the development and deployment of materials, chemicals, and manufactured product. The software is used by global customers to increase the agility of Product Development and R&D — improving customer responsiveness, enhancing supply chain and regulatory resilience, and pushing the boundaries of possible performance. Citrine’s customers include Panasonic, Showa Denko, Lyondellbasell, and some of the biggest and most respected names in the materials and chemicals industry in Asia, North America, and Europe.
SCSK is a leading systems integrator in Japan, providing a full suite of software solutions to customers in the automotive and industrial sectors. SCSK has partnered with Citrine to provide the Citrine Platform to its growing number of customers seeking to leverage AI to accelerate materials, chemicals, and formulations development along with the products that rely on these inputs to enable differentiated performance.
“In the Japanese market, an increasing number of companies are considering the introduction of MI in the automotive, materials, and chemical industries. Citrine Informatics has developed a pioneering MI software platform with a track record of success across a wide range of material fields. We’re proud to be a distributor of Citrine to help Japanese customers with material innovation, sustainable product development, and supply chain resilience,” said Komine, Managing Executive Officer, General Manager, IT Platform Business Group of SCSK.
“Japan is at the forefront of digitalization and innovation in materials and manufacturing. We’re excited to partner with SCSK to help our customers in Japan succeed with data-driven product development,” said Greg Mulholland, CEO of Citrine Informatics.
The Citrine Platform is available in Japan through SCSK starting July 8, 2022. In conjunction with the launch, an online seminar will be held to provide an overview and demonstration of the product on July 27 from 13:30-14:30 JST. Visit https://www.scsk.jp/product/common/citrine/ for more details.
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ABOUT CITRINE INFORMATICS
Citrine Informatics is the award-winning materials informatics platform for data-driven materials and chemicals development. It won the 2017 World Materials Forum Start- up Challenge, the 2018 AI Breakthrough award as the “Best AI-based Solution for Manufacturing,” and 2020-2021 Cleantech 100 honors. The Citrine Platform combines smart materials data infrastructure and AI, which accelerates development of cutting-edge materials, facilitates product portfolio optimization, and codifies research IP, enabling its reuse and preventing its loss. Citrine’s customers include Panasonic, Showa Denko, Lyondellbasell, and some of the biggest and most respected names in the materials and chemicals industry in Asia, North America, and Europe. Learn more at https://citrine.io.